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U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment and the Afghan National Army provide cover as they move out of a dangerous area after taking enemy sniper fire during a security patrol in Sangin, Afghanistan, in November 2010. During its seven-month deployment, the 3/5 sustained the highest casualty rate of any Marine unit during the Afghan war, losing 25 men.

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'Darkhorse' Battalion And The Afghan War

An Afghan Hell On Earth For 'Darkhorse' Marines

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Paranormal investigator Noah Voss points a video camera at an electromagnetic frequency device to record any abnormal activity at the Sun Prairie Cemetery in Sun Prairie, Wis.

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Paranormal Technology: Gadgets For Ghost-Tracking

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Tents pitched at the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zuccotti Park in New York. The protests are part of a growing distrust in America of government and public institutions.

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Trust In America: Recovering What's Lost

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Lt. Col. Jason Morris pays his respects at a memorial service in Sangin, Afghanistan, on Nov. 26, 2010, for three Marines who were killed: Lance Cpl. Brandon Pearson, Lance Cpl. Matthew Broehm and 1st Lt. Robert Kelly. Morris commanded a battalion in volatile Helmand province that suffered the highest casualty rate of any Marine unit in the Afghanistan War.

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'Darkhorse' Battalion And The Afghan War

Afghan Success Carries A Price For Commander

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Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., arrive for a closed-door meeting of the deficit reduction committee on Oct. 27 on Capitol Hill.

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Hundreds Try To Influence The Supercommittee

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Residents wade along a flooded street on the outskirts of Bangkok on Thursday. Clambering aboard bamboo rafts and army trucks, residents fled their homes as high waters moved closer to the heart of the city.

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Bangkok At Risk Of Its Worst Flooding In Decades

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Occupy Wall Street participants demonstrate in front of the New York Stock Exchange in September. The group's press team says the point of the protests is to address the public and not CEOs, whose headquarters have left Wall Street.

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On Wall Street: Fewer Banks, More Condos

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A sign for Wall Street is seen before the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange. Though banks have recovered slightly since the 2008 financial crisis, the echoes of the crisis still resonate in a struggling U.S. economy.

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Today's Wall Street Not Much Different From 2008

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Luoisiana Harris, 7, marches with Occupy Wall Street protesters from their base in Zuccotti Park toward Washington Square last Saturday. Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig says the Occupy Wall Street movement and the Tea Party share some similar concerns.

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Occupy Wall Street, Tea Party: United In Distrust

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