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Jonny Kim, now an astronaut, prepares for underwater spacewalk training at NASA Johnson Space Center’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston on November 7, 2018.

Jonny Kim — a 35-year-old NASA astronaut, doctor, Navy SEAL, and combat veteran — reveals what he learned from his greatest mistake

"Ego is probably one of the biggest poisons we can have — it's toxic to any environment," Kim said about the hardest lesson he's ever learned.
Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division rest while waiting to pack their weapons for shipment back to the United States at Camp Virginia, Kuwait on December 19, 2011.

US taxpayers have reportedly paid an average of $8,000 each and over $2 trillion total for the Iraq war alone

The human costs of war are often huge and crippling — but the financial costs are, too. US taxpayers have paid an estimated $8,000 each.

‘I left parts of my body behind fighting terrorists in Iraq’: Sen. Tammy Duckworth responds to GOP congressman’s claim that Democrat...

"I left parts of my body behind fighting terrorists in Iraq," Duckworth, who was a lieutenant colonel in the US Army, said in response to Collins.
Navy SEAL acquitted of major charges

Navy SEAL slams Trump for pardoning Eddie Gallagher: ‘Shooting civilians and executing prisoners shouldn’t be’ political

"When you look at politicians getting involved in military justice ... with their involvement, it isn't justice," the SEAL said.
US Soldiers deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve await aerial extraction during an exercise in Iraq. President Trump made an uneasy connection between veterans and violence that experts say is not supported by evidence.

The US has blown past $6 trillion in ‘war on terror’ spending since 2001 — and its cost to taxpayers will keep climbing for decades,...

Back in March, the Pentagon estimated the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria have cost each US taxpayer around $7,623 to date.

Mark Zuckerberg suggests Facebook might have helped prevent the war in Iraq

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is recasting the controversial origins of his social network in a far more noble light.
Former CIA officer Valerie Plame is running for Congress.

Ex-CIA operative Valerie Plame just launched a run for Congress, and her new video looks like a ‘Fast & Furious’ outtake

The campaign video features Valerie Plame at the wheel of a Chevy Camaro racing down a dirt road backward, then she pulls off a stunt move.

Joe Biden says he was against the Iraq War shortly after it started, but he didn’t mention it until 2005

Former VP Joe Biden said he opposed the Iraq War shortly after it began in 2003, but he actually publicly swung against it two years later.

Seth Moulton, an Iraq combat veteran and 2020 presidential candidate, calls out Joe Biden over his vote for the war

Moulton tweeted it took "courage" for Biden to reverse his position on the Hyde Amendment and challenged the former VP to do the same on his war vote.

A rich Iraqi reportedly stayed at Trump’s hotel for 26 days a few months after pushing the president to be more aggressive toward Iran

A wealthy Iraqi reportedly urged the Trump administration to take a hardline stance on Iran and also splurged on an extended stay at Trump's hotel.