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In Wyoming, a gun is used in about three-quarters of all suicides. Nationally, guns are used about 50 percent of the time. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Battling Suicide In A 'Gun State' Means Treading Carefully

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Code Pink activists deliver flowers, candies and other objects of thanks to Sen. Rand Paul's Capitol Hill offices Thursday for filibustering John Brennan's CIA nomination. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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When Rand Paul Ended Filibuster, He Left Drones On National Stage

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to the press prior to talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida at the State Department in Washington on Friday. Nicholas Kamm /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Overseas Trip A Road Test For Secretary Of State Kerry

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Cranes fly at sunset above the Hula Valley of northern Israel in January. Millions of birds pass through the area as they migrate south every winter from Europe and Asia to Africa. Some now stay in the Hula Valley for the entire winter. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israel Restores Wetlands; Birds Make It Their Winter Home

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Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies before a Senate panel in Washington last Tuesday on the looming cuts to the defense budget. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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'Time And Casualties': Gen. Dempsey On Cost Of Sequester

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Outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announces a new medal that recognizes combat contributions made far from the battlefield. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Winning The Battle Remotely: New Medal Awards Evolving Warfare

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The remains of Hadiya Pendleton are taken to her final resting place at the Cedar Park Cemetery on Saturday in Calumet Park, Ill. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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First Lady Among Mourners At Funeral For Slain Chicago Teen

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Plosky Tolbachnik volcano erupts in Russia's Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula on Jan. 6, 2013. It's not a so-called "super volcano," but every million years or so scientists say the Earth burps up volcanoes that can erupt for thousands of years. Alexander Petrov/AP hide caption

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Is The Earth Cooking Up Another Super Volcano?

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta arrives in London on Jan. 17. Panetta is stepping down as defense secretary as soon as the Senate confirms his successor. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Panetta: 'My Mission Has Always Been To Keep The Country Safe'

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