Kevin Miracle, 30, was a staff sergeant in the Army's 82nd Airborne Division and did two tours in Iraq and two in Afghanistan. After getting out of the military, he struggled to find a job. He now works at the Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks to local party activists Thursday in Waterloo, Iowa. Gingrich says his campaign is alive and well despite an angry response by some Republicans to earlier comments he made about a House Republican plan to dramatically change Medicare.
CT scans of fossil Hadrocodium skulls allowed scientists to reconstruct its brain. The olfactory bulbs, located at the front of the brain, grew steadily larger as millions of years passed.
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On May 2, al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed in the city of Abbottabad, Pakistan. The covert operation was carried out by U.S. Navy SEALs and CIA operatives. The incident called attention to America's covert activities in Pakistan, a subject that David Ignatius tackled in his novel, Bloodmoney.