Shooting at Fort Hood Stuns Army, Nation

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Friday, November 06, 2009

Shooting at Fort Hood Stuns Army, Nation

Thirteen people are dead and 31 injured after a soldier went on a shooting spree at Fort Hood in Texas. The Army base was locked down for much of the afternoon as authorities tried to...

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Congressional Reaction to Ft. Hood, Health Care

Our own Todd Zwillich joins us from Washington to discuss how Congress reacted to initial news of the Fort Hood shootings, and to look ahead to Saturday's scheduled vote in the House ...

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Is Fired the New Retired?

The latest unemployment numbers are out, and as expected they rose. The unemployment rate is now at 10.2 percent, and 190,000 jobs were lost in October. The numbers are surprising and...

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American Muslim Reaction to Shooting at Fort Hood

Major Nidal Malik Hasan is the alleged shooter in the rampage at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas; 13 people are dead and 31 injured. The suspected shooter is an American soldier, a p...

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Taylor Swift on Role Models, Advice

Taylor Swift was the top-selling recording artist of 2008. According to Forbes, she’s the 69th most powerful celebrity in America. She was recently nominated for more American Music A...

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Unfolding Details on Fort Hood Shooting

New details are emerging this morning out of Fort Hood, in Texas, where an army psychiatrist has allegedly killed 13 people and injured 31 during a shooting rampage. Major Nidal Malik...

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Dem. Rep. Jim Clyburn on Ft. Hood, Health Care Plan

Yesterday, we spoke with House Minority Whip Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.,) about the Republican plan for health care reform. Today we talk with House Majority Whip Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C...

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Press Conference From Fort Hood

A press conference at Fort Hood Army Base in Texas answers some of the questions stemming from yesterday's tragic shooting on the base. Major Nidal Malik Hasan, an army psychiatrist, ...

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Update Live From Fort Hood

Chris Haug is the chief of media relations at Fort Hood, Texas. He tells us how the Army base is trying to recover a degree of normalcy after yesterday's tragic shooting. The base wil...

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From Print to Screen: The Evolution of 'Precious'

[Watch the trailer for the just-released film "Precious"] Before it was a film, "Precious" was a screenplay. And before it was a screenplay, it was a novel called "Pu...

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Psychological and Religious Reactions to Fort Hood Shootings

As the nation learns the details of the shooting on the Army base in Fort Hood, Texas, reactions are pouring in. To sort through the reactions we speak with Kate Dailey, health and li...

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The Psychology of Stress

Angela Huebner is an associate professor in the Department of Human Development's Marriage and Family program at Virginia Tech. She just completed a study on multiple deployments and ...

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The Military on the Silver Screen

While the tragic shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, has captured the nation's attention today, the military has long been an interest for Hollywood. We look at two upcoming releases that a...

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Military Stress in the Wake of Fort Hood Shootings

Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Malik Hasan is in custody in the hospital after allegedly opening fire on the Army base in Fort Hood, Texas. He killed 13 of his fellow soldiers and inju...

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Profile of the Alleged Fort Hood Shooter

What drives a man, a psychiatrist trained in the stresses specific to military personnel, to pick up a gun and shoot fellow soldiers? We may never know what really drove Major Nidal H...

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From the Base: A Military Wife on Fort Hood News

We talk to Amanda Lee, whose husband is stationed at Fort Hood in Texas. She gives us an insider's view on how the story of this tragic shooting is being heard by military families.

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