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Songwriter Dan Johnson released an album earlier this year and a companion book that focuses on the mental health struggles of many veterans. He founded a non-profit called Project Hemingway dedicated to bringing down the veteran suicide rate. Doug Davis for NPR hide caption

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Addressing Veteran Suicides In Song And Prose

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The American Military cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands, where David McGhee's grandfather, Sgt. Willie F. Williams, is buried. Marcel Van Hoorn/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mysterious Suitcase Helps Connecticut Man Discover His Grandfather's WWII Service

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President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron speak inside the Élysée Palace in Paris on Saturday. Trump is joining other global leaders to mark the end of World War I a century ago. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions, left, and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein attend the U.S. Marshal Service's Director's Honorary Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C, on November 1, 2018. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc, who raised his arm to swear to the truth of his statement on Tuesday in New York, received a 30-count indictment on Friday. Elizabeth Williams/AP hide caption

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Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie said his department is on the mend after a tumultuous 2018. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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After A Year Of Turmoil, New VA Secretary Says 'Waters Are Calmer'

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Rick Harrison (from left) was a firefighter and machinist on the USS Cole, and David Morales was a boatswain's mate. Lorrie Triplett, Jamal Gunn and David Francis all lost family members who worked aboard the Cole. William Conlon/NPR hide caption

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New acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker participates in an August roundtable event at the Department of Justice's Kennedy building in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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When he was a U.S. senator from Alabama, Attorney General Jeff Sessions was among Donald Trump's earliest supporters in the 2016 campaign. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Jeff Sessions Forced Out As Attorney General After Constant Criticism From Trump

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Families eat dinner at Holy Family Church in El Paso. Immigration officials have been releasing hundreds of asylum-seeking migrants into border communities. Churches and shelters are standing by to help. Mallory Falk/KRWG hide caption

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Along The Southwest Border, Shelters and Churches Scramble To House Migrant Families

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President Richard Nixon with Vice President Gerald Ford. Nixon resigned on Aug. 9, 1974, rather than face the prospect of impeachment over Watergate. Historical/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Long Sealed, Newly Released Watergate 'Road Map' Could Guide Russia Probe

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An exchange shop displays rates for various currencies in downtown Tehran last month. Iran is bracing for the restoration of U.S. sanctions on its vital oil industry set to take effect on Monday, as it grapples with an economic crisis that has sparked sporadic protests over rising prices, corruption and unemployment. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Reimposing Sanctions Will Hasten End Of Iran Nuclear Deal, Some Experts Warn

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Mounted Border Patrol agents ride along a newly fortified border wall structure in Calexico, Calif. Funding for the border wall is one of a number of administration priorities that may face challenges if the Democrats flip the House. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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People line up to cross into the United States to begin the process of applying for asylum near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in Tijuana, Mexico. President Trump has threatened to close the border to asylum-seekers. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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FACT CHECK: Migrants Are Not Overwhelming The Southwest Border

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