President Obama with congressional leaders on July 14 in the Cabinet Room of the White House. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are among leaders who will appoint members of the joint committee.
Sgt. Charlie Linville is being treated at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, where many of his unit's wounded are being treated. An IED explosion left him with two amputated fingers and a crushed foot.
Centruroides sculpturatus, or bark scorpion, is the only scorpion species that is dangerous to humans. It lives mainly in Arizona but has turned up in New Mexico and southern Nevada.
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Wil Wheaton (left), River Phoenix, Jerry O'Connell and Corey Feldman search for the body of a local teenager in Stand by Me. The film, directed by Rob Reiner, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.