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A child drags a crate at a refugee camp for Syrians and Kurds north of Athens. Children under age 14 make up nearly half of the Syrian refugees resettled in the U.S. Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Christian Leaders Question Trump's Promise To Favor Christian Refugees

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An Iraqi soldier on Sunday stands near a makeshift armored car left behind by the Islamic State when they were driven out of the eastern side of Mosul. President Trump has ordered the U.S. military to draw up a new plan for the fight against ISIS. Mstyslav Chernov/AP hide caption

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Rutland, Vt., is home to 16,000 residents — including two Syrian refugee families that arrived this month. Nina Keck/VPR hide caption

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In Vermont, A Town Is Divided Over Syrian Refugees

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Students at Mosul University place the Iraqi national flag at the entrance on Sunday after it was liberated from Islamic State militants. The Iraqi military, supported by the U.S., has retaken the eastern part of the city. ISIS still holds the western part of Mosul, its last major stronghold in Iraq. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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A 2015 photo shows the Tetrapylon (Monumental Entrance), which was reconstructed after 1963 by the Directorate of Antiquities of Syria, in the ancient oasis city of Palmyra. The ancient structure has reportedly been destroyed by ISIS. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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One of the 8,400 remaining U.S. troops in Afghanistan guards the bay of a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter as it flies near Kabul. David Welna/NPR hide caption

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After 8 Years Of Unbroken War, Obama Hands Over Conflicts To Trump

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Mohammed Refaai, a butcher, works at a halal meat market in Toledo, Ohio. Matt Ozug/NPR hide caption

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As A Syrian Refugee In Toledo Pines For His Family, A Brotherhood Forms

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