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Karbala Shows Signs of Recovery

U.S. troops stationed outside Karbala maintain a low profile as the Iraqi holy city shows signs of a return to normalcy. Electricity is restored, civilian volunteers police the streets and a religious pilgrimage -- banned for decades under Saddam Hussein's rule -- ends peacefully. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep.

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Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.