Eight soldiers, all from a single unit stationed at Fort Carson, died on Oct. 3 when their outpost in Afghanistan was attacked. From top left: Sgt. Justin T. Gallegos, 27; Spc. Christopher T. Griffin, 24; Sgt. Joshua M. Hardt, 24; Sgt. Joshua J. Kirk, 30; Spc. Stephan L. Mace, 21; Sgt. Vernon W. Martin, 25; Spc. Michael P. Scusa, 22; Pfc. Kevin C. Thomson, 22. U.S. Army hide caption

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Sierra SunTower, a new solar facility in Lancaster, Calif., generates electricity for Southern California Edison. It was activated in August. Courtesy of eSolar hide caption

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In this sketch, Ahmad Wais Afzali (second from left) appears in federal court in New York on Monday. The Queens imam was ordered held without bail Elizabeth Williams/AP hide caption

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