Spc. Joseph Chroniger, who has bone spurs in his neck, hopes acupuncture from Dr. Shashi Kumar at Madigan Army Medical Center will give him relief from pain.
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A boy holds a placard with pictures of Afghans killed in recent airstrikes during an anti-U.S. protest in Kabul on Sunday. Amid widespread public anger about civilian deaths, a study found that most of the deaths in 2010 were caused by insurgents.
A U.S. soldier records video footage while blowing up an improvised explosive device found by an Afghan villager in Kandahar province on Dec. 29. The military is using new technology — sensors attached to American aircraft — to sniff out roadside bombs.
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