Attorney General Eric Holder visited Ferguson, Mo., in August, where he met with elected and police officials and community members. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Katie Gorz (left) performs the ammo can lift next to male Marines as they go through the combat fitness test. The Marine Corps is experimenting with inserting some women into combat infantry roles that have historically been limited to men. At Camp Lejeune, female Marines are undergoing the same training as their male counterparts for combat arms. Travis Dove for NPR hide caption

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Journalist James Foley was killed by the so-called Islamic State in August of this year. His mother, Diane Foley, says the U.S. government never reached out to tell her that her son was dead. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP hide caption

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Lance Cpl. Brittany Holloway helps to direct the driver of a light armored vehicle during training at Camp Lejeune, where female Marines are enduring the same training as their male counterparts for combat arms. Travis Dove for NPR hide caption

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Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan takes questions after addressing the Council on Foreign Relations on March 11. The CIA has proposed deleting the email of almost all employees after they leave the agency. But some critics are saying a larger portion of the email should be preserved. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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