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Army Staff Sgt. Darrell Griffin Jr. was killed in March 2007 in Iraq by a sniper. Courtesy of Darrell Griffin Sr. hide caption

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The Impact of War

A Last Gift: Father Finishes Book After Son's Death

4 min

A Last Gift: Father Finishes Book After Son's Death

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Cellist Alisa Weilerstein. Jamie Jung hide caption

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Jamie Jung

Music Interviews

A Cellist Is Chosen, And Challenged

7 min

A Cellist Is Chosen, And Challenged

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Mark Darrow, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., keeps watch by looking for evidence of tornadoes, heavy winds and damaging hail. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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National

At The Center Of The Storm, Trackers Stay On Guard

4 min

At The Center Of The Storm, Trackers Stay On Guard

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Marijuana buds for sale at the Sunset Junction medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles, Calif. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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National

Federal Warnings Hit Medical Pot Boom

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Federal Warnings Hit Medical Pot Boom

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Hand washing at California's Pacific Hospital, especially in the ICU, is now so routine that nurses complain their hands are chapped. Leah-Anne Thompson/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Health

Hospitals Pressed To Cut Infection Rates

6 min

Hospitals Pressed To Cut Infection Rates

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Strange News

Wooden Bike Settles A Bet With A Splinter

3 min

Wooden Bike Settles A Bet With A Splinter

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Daphne Willis' new album is titled Because I Can. Lauren Dukoff hide caption

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Music Interviews

Daphne Willis: All In The Family

7 min

Daphne Willis: All In The Family

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