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President Trump has an opportunity to refocus on the military with a Medal of Honor ceremony and to congressional priorities as he heads to Capitol Hill Tuesday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Investigations Continue Into U.S. Military Deaths In Niger

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A U.S. Army team transfers the remains of Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, 29, of Lyons, Ga., at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Oct. 5. Wright was one of four U.S. troops killed in an ambush in Niger. U.S. forces work with many African militaries. While the Americans are advising and assisting in most cases, they also travel into the field, where they can face combat. Staff Sgt. Aaron J. Jenne/U.S. Air Force via AP hide caption

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo speaks during the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' National Security Summit in Washington on Thursday. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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What You Should Know About The U.S. In Niger

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Competitors who are hoping to gain approval to build the border wall have until the first of next month to complete their work. Bill Wechter for NPR hide caption

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30-Foot Border Wall Prototypes Erected In San Diego Borderlands

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Participants in a "Rolling Thunder" POW/MIA ceremony are reflected in a Vietnam War memorial at Lejeune Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C. Jay Price/North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC hide caption

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Having Changed America, The League Of POW/MIA Families Fades

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How Other Terrorist Organizations Could Benefit From ISIS' Loss Of Raqqa

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Jesus Campos, the hotel security guard who was shot the night that Stephen Paddock killed 58 people, gave his first media interview to Ellen DeGeneres. The shooter fired from windows he broke in a suite at the Mandalay Bay, pictured on Oct. 2, the day after the massacre. David Becker/Getty Images hide caption

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In his opening statement before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rebuffed the panel's Democrats on the issue of executive privilege. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about immigration in Falls Church, Va., last week. Sait Serkan Gurbuz/AP hide caption

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Democrats To Attorney General Sessions: Don't Duck Our Questions

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President Trump participates in a series of radio interviews in the Indian Treaty Room of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Tuesday. Among the topics he discussed was his and past presidents' policies on reaching out to families of service members who have died. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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