U.S.: Women at Arms: Mother and Medic

In 2004, Jaymie Holschlag left her two children to serve in Iraq. The separation was challenging, but the transition home was also difficult. Now the family prepares for a second deployment.

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Music Spotlight – Joss Stone

Joss Stone (born Jocelyn Eve Stoker[1] on 11 April 1987) is an English soul and R&B singer–songwriter and actress. Stone emerged to fame in late 2003 with her multi-platinum debut album, The Soul Sessions, which made the 2004 Mercury Prize shortlist. Her second album, the equally multi-platinum Mind, Body & Soul, topped the UK Albums Chart for one week and spawned the top ten hit “You Had Me”, Stone’s most successful single on the UK Singles Chart to date. Both album and single each received one nomination at the 2005 Grammy Awards, while Stone herself was nominated for Best New Artist. Stone’s latest album, Introducing Joss Stone, released in March 2007, has achieved gold status by the RIAA. Stone will release her fourth album, Colour Me Free, on October 20, 2009.

Throughout her career, Stone has sold over ten million albums worldwide. Her first three albums have sold over 2,722,000 copies in the United States, while her first two albums have sold over 2,000,000 copies in United Kingdom. Stone has won two BRIT Awards and one Grammy Award. She also made her acting debut in late 2006 with the fantasy adventure film Eragon, as the witch Angela, and she made her television debut portraying Anne of Cleves in the Showtime series The Tudors in 2009…Read More

Joss singing with The Godfather of Soul on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross/2005
Joss Stone performing Dusty Springfield’s ‘Son of a Preacher Man’ at the UK Music Hall of Fame on 14/11/06.

Military Heroes, Republican Zeroes

Honoring brave American soldiers while exposing Republican obstructionism.

Former Ku Klux Klan leader Johnny Lee Clary

Former Ku Klux Klan leader Johnny Lee Clary on moving from hate to tolerance – Enough Rope