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Members of the 3rd Special Forces Group, 2nd Battalion salute the casket of U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson at his burial service in Hollywood, Fla., on Oct. 21. Johnson and three other U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush in Niger on Oct. 4. Gaston De Cardenas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon Niger Ambush Report Will Not Assign Blame For Soldiers' Deaths

NPR has obtained details of the report, to be released Thursday, on the deaths of four American soldiers in Niger last October. The report identifies no single failure leading to their deaths.

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Days, Weeks, Years? Scientists Say Hawaii Volcano Eruption Has No End In Sight

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Demand For Veteran Counseling Puts Stress On The Counselors

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Members of the 3rd Special Forces Group, 2nd Battalion salute the casket of U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson at his burial service in Hollywood, Fla., on Oct. 21. Johnson and three other U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush in Niger on Oct. 4. Gaston De Cardenas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon Niger Ambush Report Will Not Assign Blame For Soldiers' Deaths

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