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Soldiers participate in physical therapy while using a prosthetic brace called the Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis (IDEO), which allows them to use and strengthen severely injured legs. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Orthotic Brace Takes Soldiers From Limping To Leaping

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Tell Your Bestie: The OED Has New Words

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To Sell Health Care To Young People, Obama Steps 'Between Two Ferns'

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Fake Chef, Real Recipes — And The Food's Disgusting

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Putin Speaks, Decries U.S. For 'Experimenting On Rats' In Ukraine

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Letters: Genetic Experiments And Hopes For Saving Voices

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After Days Of Deliberation, Controversial Ariz. Bill Is Vetoed

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4 Million Forgotten Songs Might Finally Find Ears

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Sean Morey, then with the Arizona Cardinals, celebrates after blocking a punt against the Seattle Seahawks in 2007. Morey, who suffers from post-concussion syndrome, retired from the NFL in 2010 on the advice of doctors. Stephen Dunn/Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Siegel On Qatar: Tiny Country, Big Influence

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