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Man Gives U.S. Vets Two Things: Haircuts, And Hope

To help U.S. troops ease back into civilian life, veteran Anthony Bravo Esparza has set up a trailer in the parking lot of a Veterans Affairs campus. There, he gives the returning soldiers free haircuts — and a friendly, safe space to hang out.

For Asians And Latinos, Stereotypes Persist In Sitcoms

Critic Eric Deggans says in modern TV comedies, there are fewer stereotyped roles for African-Americans — but two CBS shows suggest that's not the case for Asians and Latinos.

When Empires Fail: 3 Books That Predict The Crash

Have you ever had the feeling that you've overstepped your boundaries? Author Tim Wu has — or, at least, he's read about it. He recommends three books on the disastrous consequences it can have. Tell us about a time you should have known your limits in the comments section.

Letters: On The 'Other' Jeremy Lin

Melissa Block and Audie Cornish read emails from listeners about segments on the 'other' Jeremy Lin and the Academy Award for 'Best Original Song.'

What Happened In 'Watergate': An Alternate Take

Thomas Mallon's new novelization of the infamous political scandal re-imagines the events through the eyes of the perpetrators. Critic Heller McAlpin says Mallon manages to capture both the metastasizing dishonesty and the ludicrousness of this great American tragedy of political ambition run amok.

Google Glasses: Frightening Or Fantastic?

The buzz is building about the news that there soon may be "Google glasses" that can put information right in front of your eyes. But is that necessarily a good thing?

Desert Face-Off May Have Closed Out Debate Season. So What Did We Learn?

Televised debates are always about expectations, and by this measure the night belonged to Mitt Romney. Flashing once again the combative style he showed last month in Florida, Romney took the fight to Rick Santorum and made the former senator look like, well, a former senator.

Santorum Spends Debate Fighting Off Attacks From Romney, Paul

Romney was successful in painting Santorum as an intimate part of an unpopular Congress. The former Pennsylvania senator, who found himself center stage for the first time, was on the defensive all night.

Letters: Stolen Tubas, Uninsured Unemployed

Melissa Block and Audie Cornish read emails from listeners on stolen tubas and the uninsured unemployed.