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Aug. 30, 2013: Secretary of State John Kerry on the crisis in Syria

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Sadiqullah (center), who was shot by Staff Sgt. Robert Bales and was a witness in the trial, stands with some of the Afghan civilians who traveled from Kandahar to the U.S. for Bales' trial. Translator Ahmad Shafi is at left, in the blue shirt. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition'; Translator Ahmad Shafi on how Afghan victims and witnesses reacted to trial of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales

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At the White House, President Obama and his advisers continue to work to build support in Congress and among allies for striking Syria. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Tom Bowman reports.

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Junior Seau sustained many concussions during his career and was suffering from a degenerative brain disease when he killed himself in May 2012. Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images hide caption

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More than 1,000 people turned out on March 4 for a Demonstration of Solidarity at Oberlin College. Classes were cancelled after a string of what appeared to be racist incidents on campus. Gus Chan/The Plain Dealer/Landov hide caption

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Outside a Taco Bell restaurant in Warren, Mich., early Thursday, supporters of the push by fast-food workers to raise the minimum wage were marching. Jessica J. Trevino /MCT/Landov hide caption

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