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August 31, 2014 | NPR · On Sunday, Iraqi and Kurdish forces broke a nearly 80-day siege by the Islamic State on the town of Amerli, where residents now have enough food and water for the first time in weeks.
 
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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Jan 16, 2014 — The Marine Corps is looking into images obtained by the entertainment website TMZ. They appear to show U.S. Marines burning the corpses of Iraqi fighters during the 2004 battles in Fallujah.
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Nov 13, 2013 — The deaths occurred at the base near San Diego during what officials have described as a range maintenance operation.
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Mar 19, 2013 — A mortar round apparently exploded inside an artillery tube, military officials tell NPR's Tom Bowman.
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Feb 23, 2012 — Details are still coming in about the incident. The Marines were on a nighttime training mission.
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Jan 13, 2012 — The images that appear to show four Marines urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters could spark an uptick in violence in parts of Afghanistan where U.S. forces have made gains in recent years, officers worry.
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Jan 12, 2012 — Though experts warn it will inflame anti-American sentiment in Afghanistan, a video that appears to show four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of three Afghan men will not affect efforts to begin such talks, a Taliban spokesman tells Reuters.
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Jan 11, 2012 — It appears to show four U.S. Marines urinating on the bodies of three dead men in Afghanistan, but has not yet been verified. Regardless, "it's hideous. It turned my stomach," says Pentagon spokesman Capt. John Kirby.
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Dec 15, 2011 — While Dakota Meyer "by all accounts deserved" to be nominated for the award, many of the claims about his bravery were exaggerated, according to McClatchy Newspapers.
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Nov 22, 2011 — John Catherwood from Laramie, Wyoming called in to Talk of the Nation. He thanked Marine Jake Romo for his service, then remembered his nephew, Lance Corporal Alec Catherwood, who was one of the Darkhorse Marines killed.
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Oct 18, 2011 — Commanders had banned the wearing of such memorials. But Commandant Gen. Jim Amos is changing the policy, Marine Corps Times reports. Many Marines were upset about the ban.
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