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Captain Bergan Flannigan at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, USA. She was injured in Afghanistan in February 2010 and is now undergoing rehabilitation.

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Designer of bionic artificial limbs, Hugh Herr, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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"No Weapons Beyond This Point" sign inside Camp Bastion hospital.

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Explore the city of Boston! The top bidder will receive two air vouchers to Boston, courtesy of Alaska Airlines, featuring a direct route from San Diego to Boston. While in Boston, take a tour of PBS member station WGBH with station leaders and producers from some of their award-winning programs including Masterpiece, Frontline, and/or Nova. Subject to availability. Tour to be scheduled during weekday business hours at a mutually agreed upon time.

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Lance Bombadier Robert Long (left) was blinded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2010. He is now the first Brit on a trial of a new device called Brainport which could restore a sense of sight. Presenter Michael Mosley is on the right.

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U.S. Marine, Corporal Chuck Donnelly with presenter Michael Mosley.

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Presenter Michael Mosley with Dr. Bohden Pomahac, one of the world’s leading face transplant surgeons. He and his team have been funded by the U.S. military to carry out eight face transplants at the Brigham & Woman’s hospital, Boston.

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Mitch Hunter who had a face transplant in April 2011 with presenter Michael Mosley.

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Designer of bionic artificial limbs, Hugh Herr, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology with presenter Michael Mosley.

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Michael Mosley holds pig bladder at Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine, North Carolina. Part of this is used as a biological scaffold to regenerate muscle.

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Military medics outside Camp Bastion hospital receive a battlefield casualty.

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Presenter Michael Mosley with Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT). L to R: Flight Sergeant Sonia Darbyshire (Paramedic); Squadron Leader Charlie Thompson (Officer Commanding MERT); Presenter Michael Mosley; Sergeant Chris Bradshaw (Paramedic); Lieutenant Colonel Suzanne Brady (Doctor).

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Surgeon Commander Dan Connor, Senior Consultant Anaesthetist at Camp Bastion hospital.

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San Diego State University cheerleaders at an Aztecs basketball game.

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Republican state lawmakers criticize Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown's criminal justice realignment program at a Capitol news conference Tuesday.

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The 63-year-old Frederick Douglas Memorial Bridge in Washington, D.C., has been labeled structurally deficient — as is 1 in 9 bridges in America.

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The 63-year-old Frederick Douglas Memorial Bridge in Washington, D.C., has been labeled structurally deficient — as are 1 in 9 bridges in America.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., questions Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke during a Senate hearing last month. Senators from both ends of the political spectrum argue that financial reforms are insufficient to protect taxpayers from potential risks posed by large banks.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., questions Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke during a Senate hearing last month. Senators from both ends of the political spectrum argue that financial reforms are insufficient to protect taxpayers from potential risks posed by large banks.

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Barry Pollard, Myrtle Cole and Dwayne Crenshaw, three of the candidates for San Diego City Council District 4.

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Plastic Surgeon Commander Rory Rikkard operating on a patient in Camp Bastion field hospital in Afghanistan with presenter Michael Mosley on the right.

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Presenter Michael Mosley in Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. The Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) Chinook helicopter is in the background. Camp Bastion is the headquarters for coalition forces in Afghanistan.

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Military medics outside Camp Bastion hospital receive a battlefield casualty, Afghanistan.

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The Spreckels mansion as it appeared in July 2011; a representative for the owner dropped a plan to return the mansion to the architect's original design.

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Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., speaks on Oct. 22, 1977, in Atlanta. A political scientist says the GOP has suffered some missteps in its outreach efforts to certain voters since at least the time of Dole.

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Connie Jacobson, coroner in Natrona County, Wyo., says suicide is one of the biggest public health problems facing the state. Wyoming has the highest suicide rate in the U.S., and two-thirds of suicides in the state are by firearm.

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Connie Jacobson, coroner in Natrona County, Wyo., says suicide is one of the biggest public health problems facing the state. Wyoming has the highest suicide rate in the U.S., and two thirds of suicides in the state are by firearm.

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Is your family budget really like the federal budget?

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The New York Post is notorious for topping its stories of scandal and gossip with brazen and pun-laden headlines.

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The New York Post, a tabloid known for irreverent and racy news coverage, has launched a bus tour of Manhattan based on some of its most legendary headlines.

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Is your family budget really like the federal budget?

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Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., chairman of the House Budget Committee, presents his budget plan during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 12.

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Presenter Michael Mosley, in Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. The Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) Chinook helicopter is in the background. Camp Bastion is the headquarters for coalition forces in Afghanistan.

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Ali Hamdani was a doctor in Iraq before becoming a translator for NPR. He now lives in North Carolina.

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Ali Hamdani was a doctor in Iraq before becoming a translator for NPR. He now lives in North Carolina.

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Hamdani stands beside the wreckage of NPR's armored BMW when it was blown up in 2008.

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People stand in line outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.

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The Coronado Bridge.

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“Between FY 1999 and FY 2012, immigrant deaths increased by more than 80 percent at the same time apprehensions, a measure of illegal entry, declined by 77 percent.” Credit: National Foundation for American Policy

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Crowds of people attempted to scale the wall of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam, on April 29, 1975, trying to get to the helicopter pickup zone just before the end of the Vietnam War.

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Crowds of people attempted to scaled the wall of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam, on April 29, 1975, trying to get to the helicopter pickup zone just before the end of the Vietnam War.

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A soldier in the last American military convoy to depart Iraq, from the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, waves after crossing over the border into Kuwait on Dec. 18, 2011.

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Military college students

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In this file photo from May 2012, Thomas Perez announces the filing of a federal lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, his office and the county.

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The Guatemalan Foundation for Forensic Anthropology has been digging up mass graves for years, uncovering evidence for war crimes trials, and returning remains to victims' families.

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Thousands of Mayan women were raped by soldiers and paramilitaries during Guatemala's civil war.

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