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A U.S. veteran with post-traumatic stress sits in a segregated holding pen at the Cook County Jail on June 26, 2014, after he was arrested on a narcotics charge in Chicago. The Chicago complex, with more than 10,600 inmates, is one of the country's largest single-site jails. From big cities to rural counties, the nation’s 3,300 local jails have turned into treatment centers of last resort for people with serious mental illnesses, most arrested for nonviolent crimes. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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In this Thursday Jan. 29, 2015 photo, fighters of the Turkey-based Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) walk in the damaged streets of Sinjar, Iraq. Kurdish forces in recent weeks have retaken parts of the strategic Iraqi town of Sinjar, whose Yazidi population was driven out in a humanitarian disaster last year that triggered U.S. intervention. But disagreements among Kurdish factions makes the hold on the town seem shaky and is threatening the wider fight against Islamic state militants. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)

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Security forces inspect the site of a twin bombing at a crowded market in Baghdad Iraq, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

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National Edition News cover for January 30, 2015 - Hillary Clinton’s ‘WMD’ moment: This Saturday, March 19, 2011 photo provided by the U.S. Navy shows the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) as it launches a Tomahawk missile in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn from the Mediterranean Sea . The U.S. fired more than 100 cruise missiles from the sea while French fighter jets targeted Moammar Gadhafi's forces from the air on Saturday, launching the broadest international military effort since the Iraq war in support of an uprising that had seemed on the verge of defeat. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Fireman Roderick Eubanks)

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lead inL Opponents of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi protesters shout anti-Gadhafi slogans during a protest after the Friday prayer at the court square, in Benghazi, eastern Libya, on Friday March 11, 2011. French President Nicolas Sarkozy faced increasing pressure from fellow leaders Friday who complained he was out of line to suddenly give a Libyan opposition group diplomatic recognition. Rebels held out Friday in part of a strategic oil port after fierce fighting with Moammar Gadhafi loyalists waging a heavy counteroffensive trying to push the opposition further east away from the capital. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla) (Associated Press photographs)

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Police officers in riot gear stand across from protesters outside of the St. Louis city hall on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in St. Louis. Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more state militia into Ferguson on Tuesday, after a night of protests and rioting over a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a case that has inflamed racial tensions in the U.S. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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A retired commander of the U.S. Central Command, Gen. James Mattis, in testimony on Capitol Hill, pulled no punches in criticizing policies and strategies ranging from confronting Chinese bullying in Asia and pulling U.S. troops out of Afghanistan to sharp defense cuts and putting women into combat roles. (Associated Press)

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Israeli soldiers secure the Israel-Lebanon border, Wednesday. Hezbollah claims the attack destroyed a number of Israeli vehicles and caused casualties among "enemy ranks." Israel later fired at least 35 artillery shells into Lebanon. (Associated Press)

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President Obama met with new Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul Aziz in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Associated Press)

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The U.S. fired more than 100 cruise missiles from the sea while French fighter jets targeted Gadhafi's forces from the air, launching the broadest international military effort since the Iraq War in support of an uprising that had seemed on the verge of defeat. Gadhafi pleaded with the U.S. to stop the NATO airstrikes.

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Losing control: Col. Moammar Gadhafi ruled Libya with an iron fist, but U.S. military leaders were looking for a way to avoid a power vacuum.

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Echoes of the past: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recalled the Rwanda genocide in making her case for U.S. intervention in Libya. (Associated Press Photographs)

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U.S. Ambassador Susan E. Rice voted to approve a resolution to impose a no-fly zone over Libya and authorize "all necessary measures" to protect Libyan civilians from attacks by government forces. She and National Security Council member Samantha Power joined Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign against Gadhafi.

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As part of his #itsAaron campaign, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers surprised a group of children who have lost a parent serving in the U.S. military. (YouTube/itsAaron)

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Illustration on the failed policy of enemy combatant internment by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Israeli soldiers secure the Israel-Lebanon border, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. The Lebanese Hezbollah group is claiming responsibility for today’s attack on an Israeli military convoy. Hezbollah claims the attack destroyed a number of Israeli vehicles and caused casualties among "enemy ranks." Israel later fired at least 35 artillery shells into Lebanon. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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National Edition News cover for January 28, 2015 - Nigerian elections could put Christians in danger: Pall bearers carry the coffins of those killed in a Christmas Day bombing at a Catholic church in Madalla, Nigeria, on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. Mourners wept as they carried out the mass burial Wednesday the church near Nigeria's capital where dozens died in a Christmas Day bombing by a radical Islamist sect. (AP Photo/Sunday Aghaeze)

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Saturday's rocket strikes at Mariupol, Ukraine destroyed a market and killed 30 people. (Associated Press)

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People stand near blood stains in the street following last night's explosion in Kano, Nigeria, Monday, May 19, 2014. A car bomb exploded in the Christian neighborhood of Nigeria's second most populous and mainly Muslim city of Kano on Sunday night, killing at least four people, police said. Five people were wounded. Police Superintendent Aderenle Shinaba said the car exploded Sunday night before the bomber reached his target of the busy restaurants and bars lining Gold Coast Street, indicating the casualties could have been much higher. It was unclear if the bomber was among them. (AP Photo)

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"Mary Stuart" by Friedrich Schiller reprises a time when men wielded power and the religious conflict between Protestants and Catholics waged fiercely. (Folger Shakespeare Library)