May 14th Show : Blog Of The Nation Today's Talk: military stress clinics, J.J. Abrams, TV season finales, and detainee abuse photos.
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Photos of detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib prison angered many in the Middle East. President Obama says he'll try to block the release of additional photos. (Talk about it in today's second hour.) RAMZI HAIDAR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Military Stress Clinics Treat Troubled Soldiers
Earlier this week, Army Sgt. John Russell allegedly shot five people in a military stress clinic in Baghdad. His father, Wilburn Russell, feels the Army failed his son, who was on his third tour in Iraq. We don't know what led to the tragic shooting, but cases like these raise concerns about the mental health services available to troops deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

J.J. Abrams Is On A Roll
J.J. Abrams created the beloved and obsessed-over Lost, which had its season finale last night, and directed Star Trek, which, personally, is one of the best movies I've seen in a dog's age. Any questions about why we want to talk to him?

TV Seasons Wrap Up With Deaths And Weddings
Have you been glued to your set this week, watching your favorite TV shows wrap up? Tell us which season finales got you talking, which left you dumbstruck, and which were just... Meh.

Abuse Photos: To Release Or Not?
When the now-iconic photos of detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib were released, many argued that Abu Ghraib turned into a rallying cry for jihadists. President Obama has said that he'll try to block the release of new photos showing abuse.