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Is 'Training' A 'War Game?' The Answer Could Determine U.S.-South Korea Exercises

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President Trump appeared to cite a report by the right-wing Daily Caller that claims China was behind a hack of Hillary Clinton's private email server. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Mariee Juárez and her mother Yazmin Juárez. Mariee died after being detained along with her mother at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas Courtesy Yazmin Juárez hide caption

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A Toddler's Death Adds To Concerns About Migrant Detention

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Government Watchdog Raises Questions About Trump's Decision Not To Move FBI

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David Toombs holds a photo of his son, John, at his home in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Former Sgt. John Toombs developed a drug problem after he left the Army and was in a residential treatment program at the Murfreesboro Veterans Affairs center. In 2016, he killed himself on the VA campus. Kristina Krug for NPR hide caption

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A Vet's Suicide Pushes The VA To Do Better

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Sen. John McCain's Enduring Impact On The U.S. Military

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Immigration, Chemical Attacks Among False Content Pushed By Fake Accounts Online

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When the U.S. military had to fill a shortage of translators, combat medics, and nurses for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Department of Defense began the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest program, or MAVNI, in 2009. It hired many immigrants for those positions and offered a fast track to U.S. citizenship. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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He Wants To Help The Army Fight Terrorism, But Was Discharged Before He Got A Chance

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Supporters of Temporary Protected Status immigrants hold signs and cheer at a rally. Court documents released this week reveal efforts by DHS to justify ending TPS for immigrants in certain countries by showing their home countries were safe, even when other officials disagreed. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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DHS Asks For 'Positive Gems' About War-Torn Countries To Justify Returning Immigrants

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Minority Veterans of America members, from left, Eric Ballentine, Samantha Fergus, Linsday Church and Penelope Dexenjaeger. Patricia Murphy/KUOW hide caption

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Some Young Veterans Abandon The American Legion In Favor Of New Organizations

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