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With the Medal of Honor comes a haunting burden, says the latest recipient of the nation's highest award for valor. "You think about all the ones who didn't come back," former Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha says. "You think about all the great heroes there were that day, so why me?"
Afghanistan's president ordered all U.S. special forces to leave a strategically important eastern province within two weeks because of allegations that Afghans working with them are torturing and abusing other Afghans.
Chuck Hagel secured the necessary votes for the Senate to confirm him to be the next defense secretary barring any new, damaging information, after a longtime senator said he would support him.