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Soldiers with Battery C, 1st Battalion, 321st Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 18th Fires Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, fire 155 mm rounds using an M777 Howitzer weapons system, on Forward Operating Base Bostick, Afghanistan, 2009. (U.S. Army)

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Outbreak: A 1989 Veterinary Medicine Division team at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) found Ebola could be spread airborne in primates. (Associated Press)

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Witches cause trouble on the Trail of Terror at the ‘Field of Screams’ in Olney, Maryland. (Photograph by Jacquie Kubin / Special to The Washington Times)

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Frights are to be had on the Trail of Terror at the ‘Field of Screams’ in Olney, Maryland. (Photograph by Jacquie Kubin / Special to The Washington Times)

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Brad Pitt stars as tank crew leader Wardaddy in "Fury," a film that is set at near the end of World War II. (Sony Pictures Entertainment via Associated Press)

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An Islamic State fighter armed with knife and automatic weapon stands over captured Syrian army soldiers and officers. The group has enriched its coffers via the black market sales of oil from Northern Iraq's oil fields, but U.S. airstrikes have likely dampened that windfall since the bombings commenced. (Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State via Associated Press)

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holy war: The Islamic State has used the Koran to justify its use of murder, extortion and sexual slavery in their establishment of a caliphate. However, Muslim scholars say the group is incorrectly citing the holy book. (Associated Press)

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conflagration: Thick smoke rises following an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition in Kobani, Syria, as fighting continued between Syrian Kurds and militants of the Islamic State group. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, has been under assault since mid-September. Story, A9 (Associated Press)

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Frights are to be had on the Trail of Terror at the Field of Screams in Olney, Maryland. (Photograph by Jacquie Kubin / Special to The Washington Times)

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Illustration on Christian churches role in caring for refugees by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with more than 20 foreign defense ministers on the ongoing operations against the Islamic State group, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Obama and military chiefs in a show of strength against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Frights are to be had on the Trail of Terror at the ‘Field of Screams’ in Olney, Maryland. (Photograph by Jacquie Kubin / Special to The Washington Times)

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Witches cause trouble on the Trail of Terror at the ‘Field of Screams’ in Olney, Maryland. (Photograph by Jacquie Kubin / Special to The Washington Times)

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National Edition News cover for October 14, 2014 - Battlefield vs. ballfield brain injuries studied: U.S. Army Soldiers transport a trauma victim to a U.S. Army medical helicopter in Tarmiyah, Iraq, Sept. 30, 2007. The Soldiers are working with local Iraqi hospital personnel in administering aid to trauma victims following an explosion caused by insurgents, which wounded several civilians. The Soldiers are from Charlie Company, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division out of Ft. Lewis, Wash. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Summer M. Anderson) (Released), FILE - This Oct. 17, 2010, file photo shows Baltimore Ravens tight end Todd Heap, left, taking a hit from New England Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather, right, during an NFL football game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The NFL's brain, neck and spine committee meets Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, to talk about possible changes to helmets and other equipment. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

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Head-shakers: Troops injured by explosions have some similarities and some differences with football players when it comes to brain trauma. Researchers are working to move beyond the "dark ages" to better understand such injuries, which are treated the same way immediately — with rest and pain relief — but can have long-term consequences. (Associated Press)

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Steve Fought, a spokesman for Rep. Marcy Kaptur, Ohio Democrat, said the congresswoman did not watch "David Cole in Auschwitz — A Jew Questions the Holocaust," or write the letter praising the video. (Associated Press)

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Holocaust denial video that suggested Jews were not exterminated by gas chambers at the Nazi Auschwitz concentration camp mysteriously received flattering praise in letters from the offices of one U.S. representative, a Maine state representative and a high-ranking policy adviser to the president of Hungary who now works for NATO. (AP Photo)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during a cabinet meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered thousands of his country's troops who were posted near the Ukrainian border to return to their permanent bases. A Kremlin spokesman said Putin had ordered approximately 17,600 troops to return home from the southern region of Rostov. The withdrawal may be a sign of goodwill ahead of Putin's trip to Milan on Thursday, where he is set to meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and European Union leaders.(AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)

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Civil War sites, like this one at Winstead Hill in Franklin, Tenn., are popular among tourists and travelers. (Photo by Judson Phillips)

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Monuments at Winstead Hill in Franklin, Tenn., which was Gen. Hood's command post during the Civil War Battle of Franklin. (Photo by Judson Phillips)