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A bullet went through 13-year-old Shazia Ramazan's hand when a Taliban gunman opened fire on Malala Yousafzai and other schoolgirls in a van in Pakistan last month. Anja Niedringhaus/AP hide caption

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In Pakistan Shooting, Malala's Friends Also Bear Scars

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Johnny Galecki and Jim Parsons in The Big Bang Theory, one of Chuck Lorre's three popular comedies currently on CBS. Sonja Flemming/CBS hide caption

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Running A Comedy Machine: How Chuck Lorre Makes Hits

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Last year, Tom Mather caught 15,000 deer ticks in the woods of southern Rhode Island. "People really need to become tick literate," the University of Rhode Island researcher says. Brian Mullen for NPR hide caption

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To Fight Tick-Borne Disease, Someone Has To Catch Ticks

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The no-questions-asked return policy of the Kohl's department store chain helped it win a spot on the "Naughty and Nice" list compiled by Consumer Reports. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Companies That Were 'Naughty And Nice' In 2012

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Authorities in Hunan province sentenced Tang Hui to 18 months in a re-education-through-labor camp after she repeatedly complained about the way police investigated the case of her daughter's kidnapping and forced prostitution. An uproar on Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, pushed authorities to free Tang days later. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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How Ordinary Chinese Are Talking And Fighting Back

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The National Restaurant Association says getting restaurants to focus on the food waste problem is a big challenge. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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For Restaurants, Food Waste Is Seen As Low Priority

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