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Simon Says

Away In A Factory: A Christmas Story

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Away In A Factory: A Christmas Story

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Staff Sgt. Bobby Henline was injured in Iraq by a roadside bomb three years ago, and was burned over nearly half of his body. After years of grueling physical therapy, he now performs at open mic night at the Rivercity Comedy Club in San Antonio. Katie Hayes for NPR hide caption

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The Impact Of War Project

Wounded Vet Takes Pain Of War To Comedy Club

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Wounded Vet Takes Pain Of War To Comedy Club

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Sheryl Crow performs at the Children Mending Hearts Gala in Hollywood on Feb. 18, 2009. Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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Music Interviews

Sheryl Crow Debuts All Over Again

9 min

Sheryl Crow Debuts All Over Again

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Soldiers patrol on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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The Americas

Mexico's Drug War Brings More Carnage To Border

6 min

Mexico's Drug War Brings More Carnage To Border

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Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini react to Clarkson winning the first season of American Idol. Lucy Nicholson/AP hide caption

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Television

Linda Holmes: 10 Reasons This Was TV's Decade

4 min

Linda Holmes: 10 Reasons This Was TV's Decade

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