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Iraq war veteran indicted in death of former U.S. military sniper

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - An Iraq war veteran accused of gunning down former U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, a decorated military sniper, at a Texas shooting range was indicted by a grand jury on Wednesday.Full story

Friends: PTSD lead to war veteran shooting wife

  An Iraq War veteran is charged with aggravated assault after Florida police say he shot his wife in the legs, but his friends say PTSD may be a factor in the attack. WPTV’s Brian Entin reports.

Gov't asks court to reinstate Marine's conviction

The government is asking the military's highest court to reconsider its ruling last month that overturned a murder conviction of a Marine who has served more than half of his 11-year sentence for one of the biggest war crime cases to emerge from the Iraq war. Full story

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  Are early endorsements good for Hillary Clinton?

Hillary Clinton just picked up her first endorsement for 2016, but the earlier momentum starts for her campaign, the sooner people may begin make her a polarizing figure again. Josh Barro, Maggie Haberman, Basil Smilkle, and Maya Wiley join MSNBC's Steve Kornacki to discuss.

  How heavy does Iraq's legacy hang over the Syria decision?

Former Pennsylvania Rep. Patrick Murphy adds his voice to the conversation on the latest situation in Syria – with a particularly interesting perspective considering his service in the Iraq War.

  Bush revisionists count on short American memories

Rachel Maddow points out that the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum opens to the public on the 10th anniversary of Bush's "Mission Accomplished" speech - a fact that Bush boosters hope Americans forget, much like the cruise industry hopes Americans forget the ill-fated drifting ship awa

  Matthews: Leaving politics behind to celebrate the Bush Library

Chris Matthews shares his thoughts on Thursday’s dedication of the Bush Presidential Library, and the positive vibe as Republicans and Democrats put their differences aside for the event.

  Hillary Clinton bumping into potential 2016 opponents everywhere

The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank and The Huffington Post’s Ryan Grim examine the speaking dates that Hillary Clinton has with her potential 2016 opponents this month – and whether the next race is hers to lose or a possible repeat of 2008.

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Wilburn Russell displays a portrait of his son who is accused of killing five fellow soldiers in Iraq, in Sherman
Wilburn Russell displays a portrait of his son who is accused of killing five fellow soldiers in Iraq, in Sherman

Wilburn Russell, 73, displays a portrait of his son, Sergeant John M. Russell, the Army sergeant who is accused of killing five fellow soldiers in Iraq, outside of his son's home in Sherman, Texas in this file photo taken May 12, 2009. A military judge on Thursday sentenced U.S. Army Sergeant John R

Iraq War vets (l to r) Zeb Alford, Trent Stubbs and Eric Swinney
Iraq War vets (l to r) Zeb Alford, Trent Stubbs and Eric Swinney

Smoking and joking on the second floor of what used to be a Howard Johnson's in Phoenix, Iraq War vets Zeb Alford, Trent Stubbs and Eric Swinney pass the time at Grand Veterans Village, a housing facility run by U.S. Vets.

Iraq War veteran Eric Swinney outside his room at Grand Veterans Village in Phoenix
Iraq War veteran Eric Swinney outside his room at Grand Veterans Village in Phoenix

Iraq War veteran Eric Swinney outside his room at Grand Veterans Village in Phoenix

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Smoking and joking on the second floor of what used to be a Howard Johnson's in Phoenix, Iraq War vets Zeb Alford, Trent Stubbs and Eric Swinney pass the time at Grand Veterans Village, a housing facility run by U.S. Vets, March 20, 2013.