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Nov 11th, 2015

Summary: Veterans Day observance … On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice was signed in “the war to end all wars.”

Dec 24th, 2008

Iraq’s fractious parliament squeezed its abrasive speaker Mahmoud al-Mashhadani out of a job and authorized non-U.S. foreign troops to stay in the country for another half-year, a pair of high-stakes moves in its final session of 2008.

Nov 11th, 2008

Summary: NBC Today’s “American Story with Bob Dotson” comes from Arlington National Cemetery, where mothers remember their veteran sons who lost their lives in combat. … Video from the St. Cloud-area Veterans Day Parade.