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3 Americans Killed in Synagogue Attack in Jerusalem

3 Americans Killed in Synagogue Attack in Jerusalem

Originally posted 11/18/2014 05:45PM

A Kansas City rabbi and the grandson of a prominent Jewish leader were among the five people killed in a synagogue attack in Jerusalem on Tuesday.

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Filed Under: Death, War, politics
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Obama Condemns Islamic State's Killing of U.S. Aid Worker Peter Kassig

Obama Condemns Islamic State's Killing of U.S. Aid Worker Peter Kassig

Originally posted 11/16/2014 06:25PM

President Barack Obama denounced the Islamic State group Sunday after they released a video of a masked militant standing over a severed head it claimed was Peter Kassig, a former U.S. soldier-turned-aid worker who was taken hostage while delivering relief supplies to Syrians caught in that country's brutal civil war.

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FROM LIFE: Life with Jimmy Stewart: A War Hero Comes Home, 1945 | Jimmy Stewart

FROM LIFE: Life with Jimmy Stewart: A War Hero Comes Home, 1945

Originally posted 11/11/2014 01:45PM

Stewart returned to his Pennsylvania hometown to the unsurprisingly wholesome goings-on

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American Woman Held Hostage in Syria

American Woman Held Hostage in Syria

Originally posted 08/27/2014 11:50AM

Family members and U.S. officials say the Islamic State militant group has been holding a young American woman hostage in Syria since last year.

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Filed Under: Kidnapping, War
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Marine Who Urinated on Taliban Corpses Dies

Marine Who Urinated on Taliban Corpses in Afghanistan Dies

Originally posted 08/15/2014 04:00PM

The attorney for a retired Marine who pleaded guilty to urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters says the corporal has died in North Carolina.

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Filed Under: Death, War
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U.S. Troops Honor Robin Williams Who Brought Joy to Men & Women at War

Remembering Robin Williams: How He Brought Joy to American Troops on USO Tours

Originally posted 08/12/2014 05:00PM

Robin Williams brought laughter to even the darkest corners of the world.

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Meet the Courageous War Hero Honored by President Obama

President Obama Gives Afghanistan War Hero the Medal of Honor

Originally posted 07/21/2014 06:10PM

Staff Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts was 17 years old when he enlisted in the Army and just 22 when, with a tourniquet on his own badly injured right leg, he found himself hurling grenade after grenade to defend his platoon in one of the bloodiest battles of the war with Afghanistan.

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