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Advocates Strive To Get Homeless Veterans Into Homes

More than 67,000 veterans are homeless on any given night in the U.S., but a national program that began in D.C. is working to get them off the streets.

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Fairfax Military Family Gets A Holiday Surprise From Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront helps military families during difficult times, like they did with the Allred family in Fairfax County.

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'Concert For Valor' Was Unforgettable Tribute To Vets

Swarms of active-duty service members and music fans packed onto the National Mall yesterday for the concert put on in honor of the nation's veterans.

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VIDEO: WWII Aircraft Do Flyover Of Arlington Cemetery To Honor Veterans

Anyone outside in Arlington today probably caught an unfamiliar sight (and sound): more than 20 World War II-era doing a flyover inwhat they called the "Potomac Flight."

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A Power-Sharing Deal In Afghanistan

Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was declared the winner of Afghanistan's contested months-long presidential election process. Ghani agreed to share power with his rival, Abdullah Abdullah, who will become the country's chief executive.

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Q&A: Kavitha Cardoza On Military Children

All this week we've been bringing you stories of our nation's military children. The series is the culmination of nearly a year of reporting by WAMU's special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza, who joined us Friday to talk about the project and what we can learn from these children.
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Breaking Ground: Military Children

What can we learn from the education of military children in the U.S.? Kavitha Cardoza explores in a four-part series.

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'Fort Bliss'

Maggie, an Army medic who has earned a Bronze Star for her service, returns from a 15-month deployment to find she's a stranger to her 5-year-old son. Slowly, they become reacquainted only to discover she's set to return to Afghanistan...

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Local Lawmakers Lining Up Behind President On ISIS Plan

President Barack Obama outlined his strategy to take on ISIS Wednesday night with airstrikes and by arming Iraqi Security Forces and Syrian opposition groups. While many lawmakers back the president, many urge him to seek congressional approval.

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'Neverhome' by Laird Hunt

Kojo talks to Laird Hunt about the unlikely heroine of his critically acclaimed book "Neverhome," and her odyssey across some of history's grizzliest battlefields.

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