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Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl faced a preliminary hearing in San Antonio last week. He faces a possible court-martial for walking off his base in Afghanistan in 2009. An Army investigation produced a wealth of new information on his motivations. The major general who led the inquiry recommended against a prison sentence. AP hide caption

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the American Airlines Center in Dallas Monday. Laura Buckman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rick Perry phone-banking during his reelection campaign as governor of Texas in 2006. There was evidence of the problems that lay ahead in his presidential campaigns in those days in Texas. Michael Stravato/AP hide caption

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Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk had missed events and been absent for the past three weeks. Her staff said she was on a long vacation, but she later said she is being treated for depression. Courtesy Stella Chavez/KERA News hide caption

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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry's (left) support among Republican voters nationally is neither wide nor deep. Meanwhile, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is busily ascending the GOP escalator. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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One Of The Nation's Biggest Urban Forests Isn't Where You'd Expect

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A crowd watches after a South Carolina honor guard lowers the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds on July 10, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Members of the clergy wait to enter the funeral service of Rev. Clementa Pinckney. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Charleston's Black Leaders Want To See Justice As Much As Forgiveness

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