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Image: National Museum of the United States Navy

U.S. saber from War of 1812 returned by British

The Battle of Bladensburg was a humiliating defeat for the U.S. in 1814, but 200 years later the sword of naval Commodore Joshua Barney has made its way back into American hands at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy. Published October 21, 2014

A hazmat worker moves a barrel while finishing up cleaning outside an apartment building of a hospital worker, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Dallas. The Texas health care worker, who was in full protective gear when they provided hospital care for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who later died, has tested positive for the virus and is in stable condition, health officials said Sunday. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

FDA halts Dallas hospital from using Ebola-screening device

The Dallas hospital that treated Thomas Eric Duncan had a version of the Ebola-screening device used by the military in West Africa sitting on a shelf, but FDA guidelines prohibited staff from using it on the patient. Published October 17, 2014

Youtube video of the 'Hot Shots 2015' calendar shoot has sparked an investigation by the Utah National Guard into whether it may have been shot using its facilities, equipment and personnel without authorization.

British invasion of Utah national guard base sparks outcry

Members the Utah National Guard's 19th Special Forces Group allegedly hosted sexy British swimsuit models at their Draper compound. The deviation from their mission to train for paramilitary operations has been met with an investigation. Published October 17, 2014

Image: YouTube, Sam Arnold

Guardian angel: Marine survives sniper shot to head

A video of a U.S. Marine who survived a direct shot from a Taliban sniper to his protective helmet has gone viral online, garnering over 1 million views since being uploaded in late September. Published October 16, 2014