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Navy Lt. Edward O'Hare, for whom Chicago's O'Hare Airport is named, sits in the cockpit of the plane in which he shot down six Japanese heavy bombers in WWII. Associated Press hide caption

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He Gave His Life For The Nation And His Name To An Airport

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An Mi-17 helicopter used by the Afghan air force sits on Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan in May 2013. The Pentagon purchases the Russian-made helicopters for the Afghan air force, but recent sanctions may put that deal in jeopardy. Kristin M. Hall/AP hide caption

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Sanctions Put Pentagon's Business Deals With Russia Up For Debate

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If you've flown, you've very likely also thumbed through the SkyMall catalog stuffed in the seat pocket. The catalog's captive audience is reported to be nearly 20 million readers. iStockphoto hide caption

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Want A Tour Of The American Psyche? Flip Through SkyMall

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Pro-Russian activists sit at a barricade at the regional administration building in Donetsk on Wednesday. Police have been conspicuously absent at Eastern Ukraine protest sites. Efrem Lukatsky/AP hide caption

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Between Friends, Family And Country, Ukrainian Police Lie Low

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"Tie" has a limp, but seems conspicuously spirited and friendly after her race down the Metro-North Hudson Line. Meredith Daniels/New York MTA via AP hide caption

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Dog Races The Rails To Manhattan — And Wins New Yorkers' Hearts

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