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Marc Polymeropoulos, a senior CIA official, photographed in Moscow's Red Square in 2017. He fell ill on that trip and has since suffered debilitating migraine headaches that led him to resign from the agency. Courtesy of Marc Polymeropoulos hide caption

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A CIA Officer Visits Moscow, Returns With Mysterious, Crippling Headaches

Dozens of U.S. diplomats in Cuba and China have complained of chronic, unexplained ailments. Now an ex-CIA official says he had to retire after a trip to Russia led to debilitating migraines.

Marc Polymeropoulos, a senior CIA official, photographed in Moscow's Red Square in 2017. He fell ill on that trip and has since suffered debilitating migraine headaches that led him to resign from the agency. Courtesy of Marc Polymeropoulos hide caption

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A CIA Officer Visits Moscow, Returns With Mysterious, Crippling Headaches

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When Shoplifting Is A Felony: Retailers Back Harsher Penalties For Store Theft

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Experts To Western States: Time To Finally Fight Wildfires With More Fire

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