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President Barack Obama leads guests to a toast as he hosts a dinner for members of the U.S. military who served in Iraq in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb., 29, 2012.
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a dinner on Wednesday night.
See images from the U.S. withdraw from Iraq at the end of 2010 and 2011.
Rachel Maddow shares some video from Wednesday night's White House dinner honoring returning Iraq war veterans.
Chardon, Ohio grieves for the three students who died following Monday's shooting rampage: Danny Parmertor, Demetrius Hewlin and Russell King.
Danny Parmertor, who was killed in the Ohio school shooting.
Jamal Tarhuni looks over his U.S. passport with his son Rasheed at his home in Portland, Oregon, after returning a month late from a trip to Libya. Tarhuni was denied boarding a U.S. bound flight and summoned for extensive questioning by the FBI.
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A rider less horse leads a caisson carrying the remains of Army Brig. Gen. Terence J. Hildner, during a burial services at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. on Feb. 29. Hildner died of apparent natural causes Feb. 3 in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Cindy Hilder, center with red scarf, widow of Army Brig. Gen. Terence J. Hildner, watches as Army Lt. Gen. Donald Campbell presents her family with American flags during a burial services at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.
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Two U.S. Army soldiers salute during a full honors burial service for U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Terence Hildner at Arlington National Cemetery on Feb. 29 in Arlington, Virginia.
Adrian Kline is suspected of selling dental gold taken from the dead.
Occupy protesters Anthony Gales, left, Ben Grady, center, and James Martin, right, eat dinner at the campsite on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Sen. Dolores Gresham introduces her bill seeking to ban unauthorized camping on public property on the Senate floor in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012.
Florida firefighter Jerry Perdomo was reported missing Feb. 16.
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Daniel Porter is charged in the death of Jerry Perdomo.
Embattled Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu is fending off new allegations -- this time from his sister.
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Thomas Aaron Whitlock was released Monday from the York County Detention Center, which only realized the mistake nearly 24 hours later when arrangements were being made to return him to prison, the York County Sheriff's Office says.
Police have released the 911 calls made moments after a teen gunman opened fire at an Ohio school, killing three students and injuring two others. NBC's KevinTibbles reports.
April 16: On the anniversary of a campus shooting, the Virginia Tech community gathered to commemorate the 32 people who lost their lives. NBC's Michelle Kosinski reports.
Colin Goddard of the Brady Campaign, a survivor from the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, shares his thoughts regarding Monday morning's shooting at Chardon High School and the NOW panel weighs in on the need for stricter gun control laws.
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Damage is seen Wednesday morning in Harveyville, Kan., after an apparent tornado passed through Tuesday night.
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Damage in Harveyville, Kan., includes this home.
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Storm debris is piled near the entrance to the Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater in Branson, Mo., on Wednesday.
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Steve McDonald stands among debris from the home of his mother-in-law, Mary Osman, who was killed in the twister that raced through Harrisburg, Ill.
NBC's Al Roker reports on the unseasonable tornadoes that ripped through Illinois.
At least 12 people were killed after devastating tornadoes and storms steamrolled through the Midwest and South. NBC's Lester Holt and TODAY's Al Roker report.
Rock Center reports on the aftermath of the powerful tornadoes that ripped through America's heartland, killing at least nine people. The twisters blew houses on top of each other and toppled buildings as they hopscotched through parts of Missouri, Illinois and Kansas. NBC's Lester Holt and The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore report from Harrisburg, Ill., one of the towns hit hardest by the tornadoes.
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A firefighter sprays water on the smoldering base of what remained of a 3,500-year-old cypress at Big Tree Park in Longwood, Fla., on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012. The 118-foot-tall bald cypress tree named "The Senator" collapsed after it caught fire.