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Stand by your man

Siobhan Fallon, author of the short story collection “You Know When the Men Are Gone,” talks about writing and life as a military wife.


Running toward danger, and finding it

Words of praise and wonder for a combat photographer, Joao Silva, seriously wounded in Afghanistan.


Uniform justice

Veterans’ courts are being set up around the country to help veterans suffering from untreated mental health problems. But are these courts giving special treatment to veterans? Need to Know correspondent Maria Hinojosa went to Texas to find out.


  War and its metaphors

The painter Steve Mumford talks with Alison Stewart about his striking new work, “The Prostitutes.”

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