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Pittsburgh Community Reels Following Mass Shooting At Synagogue

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Pittsburgh Holds Vigil To Honor Victims In Synagogue Shooting

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Major Investigation Underway After Suspicious Packages Mailed To Government Officials

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Post-Michael: Hard-Hit Florida Residents Consider Whether To Rebuild

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Jason Kander addresses a rally last year. He withdrew from the race for mayor of Kansas City, Mo., on Tuesday, saying he suffered from PTSD related to his military service in Afghanistan. Holly Ramer/AP hide caption

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Kansas City Mayoral Candidate Jason Kander Drops Out, Citing PTSD

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Army Maj. D.J. Skelton in his garage at home in Monterey, Calif. In November 2004, insurgents ambushed Skelton's platoon during the second battle of Fallujah in Iraq. Two rocket propelled grenades hit the concrete next to him. What really should have killed him was a fragment that entered his right cheek, destroyed the roof of his mouth and exited his left eye. Jason LeCras for NPR hide caption

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Army Maj. D.J. Skelton Wants You To Look Him In The Eye

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VA Will Try Again To Make Its Health Records Compatible With Pentagon's

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Murder Trial Of Blackwater Guard Ends In Mistrial

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David Toombs holds a photo of his son, John, at his home in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Former Sgt. John Toombs developed a drug problem after he left the Army and was in a residential treatment program at the Murfreesboro Veterans Affairs center. In 2016, he killed himself on the VA campus. Kristina Krug for NPR hide caption

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A Vet's Suicide Pushes The VA To Do Better

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VA Hospital Aims To Do Better After Veteran's Suicide

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Nico Walker wrote his semi-autobiographical novel Cherry while in federal prison for armed bank robbery. Courtesy of Nico Walker hide caption

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An Iraq Veteran, Heroin Addict, Bank Robber And Debut Novelist

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