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An Iraqi man prays in 2015 for his slain relative, at the site of a mass grave, believed to contain the bodies of Iraqi soldiers killed by Islamic State group militants when they overran Camp Speicher military base, in Tikrit, Iraq. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Passengers leave Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey's largest airport, after a suicide bomb attack Tuesday killed at least 42 people and wounded more than 230 people. Defne Karadeniz/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Envoy: 'We're Taking Out' About 1 ISIS Leader Every 3 Days

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The Gray Team with Maj. Jennifer Bell (center), who ran a concussion clinic, seen in the Helmand province of Afghanistan in 2010: Col. Michael Jaffee (from left) , Capt. James Hancock, Col. Geoffrey Ling, Lt. Col. Shean Phelps and Col. Robert Saum. Courtesy of Christian Macedonia hide caption

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How A Team Of Elite Doctors Changed The Military's Stance On Brain Trauma

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Supporters of Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr chant slogans after breaking into Baghdad's fortified Green Zone on Friday. Ahmad al-Rubaye /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Navy air wing captains pause on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt last September. Every day, the steam-powered catapult aboard this massive ship flings American fighter jets into the sky, on missions to target the extremist Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP hide caption

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Kurdish Regional Government Peshmergas attend a military training exercise conducted by U.S.-led coalition trainers at the Bnaslawa military training camp in Irbil, Iraq, in March. Yunus Keles/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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