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  • Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, right, offers the city's condolences to the Pendleton family, from left, Nathaniel

    Both gun-rights and gun-control advocates are seizing on the city's woes -- one side to push for greater access, the other to seek greater restrictions on gun sales.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 01, 2013, 5:46 PM EST
  • U.S. military platoons operating out of Lindsey-Foward Operating Base stand in formation on September 11, 2012.

    At least 1,706 military service members have died in Afghanistan as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 29, 2013, 4:33 PM EST
  • US soldiers (L) guard on one of the two Monrovia's downtown bridge, 14 August 2003.

    Pentagon has struggled to deal with the suicides, which Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and others have called an epidemic.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 14, 2013, 3:56 PM EST
  • At least 20,000 Russian opposition supporters rally on January 13, 2013.

    Natasha Pisarenko has attracted the wide attention of Russian media and, she fears, drawn the disapproving notice of authorities.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 14, 2013, 3:43 PM EST