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President Donald Trump shakes hands with U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Alvaro Barrientos, after awarding him with a Purple Heart , as first lady Melania Trump, right, stands with Tammy Barrientos second from right, at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Saturday.

Trump Awards Purple Heart In First Visit To Walter Reed Military Hospital

President Trump awarded the Purple Heart to Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington, D.C., on Saturday.

Barrientos was wounded in Afghanistan on March 17 and had to have his right leg amputated below the knee, according to The Associated Press. He was accompanied at the ceremony by his wife, Tammi. First Lady Melania Trump was also in attendance.

Afghan soldiers stand guard at the gate of a military compound after a deadly attack by Taliban gunmen at an Afghan Army base, Friday.

More Than 100 Dead In Taliban Attack On Afghan Army Base

Taliban gunmen and suicide bombers killed more than 100 Afghan Army soldiers Friday at a base in northern Afghanistan, according to the Afghan Ministry of Defense. It is one of the deadliest attacks on an Afghan military base since the war began.

A passenger and an American Airlines employee stand face-to-face in a video captured by another passenger on an American Airlines flight, Friday.

Sobbing Passenger, Confrontation Caught On Video Of American Airlines Incident

Another nightmare encounter between a passenger and an airline is going viral and sparking an outcry against an industry accused of routinely mistreating its customers.

An American Airlines employee allegedly took a stroller from a woman boarding Flight 591 from San Francisco to Dallas Friday, and knocked her with it while she held a baby in her arms.

Student athlete applicants with histories of domestic or sexual violence will no longer be eligible to play at Indiana University.

Indiana University Bars Applicants With Sexual Violence History From Competition

Indiana University will no longer allow prospective student athletes with a history of sexual or domestic violence to compete.

Demonstrators gather before the March for Science on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Saturday.

Saturday's March Aims To Stand Up For Science

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Enthusiasts say their March for Science on Saturday in communities around the world is intended to "support science for the public good."

The main event is happening in Washington, D.C., but satellite marches are planned in all 50 states, and at least 610 marches have been registered on the March for Science website across the world on all continents except Antarctica.

Window washers dressed as Power Rangers dangled outside Children's Hospital in Philadelphia this week. They thrilled the kids including one little girl who exchanged muscle poses with them.

Power Rangers Bring Mighty Morphin Delight To Kids In Hospital

Most days they're mild-mannered window washers, but earlier this week they donned the colorful tights and masks and became Power Rangers, rappelling down the side of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and thrilling the young patients.

Employees of Jenkintown Building Services started at the eighth floor and stopped along the way to interact with kids through the glass.

Richard Issacks was a B-52 pilot in Vietnam and then flew for American Airlines. Here, he works on a cushion.

At 75, A World War II Legend Gets A Full Makeover

A legendary airplane that helped America win World War II is being reborn at age 75. The B-17 bomber "Memphis Belle" flew 25 missions against Nazi Germany and then came home to help sell war bonds and raise spirits.

In recent years, the Belle has been undergoing a patient and precise restoration at the National Museum of the Air Force Museum near Dayton, Ohio. I went to see the work in progress and talk with some of the many technicians and volunteers.

Anders Osborne at his home studio. The New Orleans bluesman is launching a program to help musicians and others in the industry stay sober in a work environment where that can be difficult.

'Send Me A Friend': Anders Osborne Helps Musicians Stay Sober On Tour

Recovering alcoholics tend to avoid the bar. But when the bar is your office, that's not so easy. New Orleans bluesman Anders Osborne figured out how to get back to work despite the temptations, and now he's trying to help others.

Drugs and alcohol nearly destroyed Osborne's career, and his family. The guitarist and singer-songwriter was showing up for tour dates unable to perform. At his worst, he was spending nights on a park bench.

Chew On This For Earth Day: How Our Diets Impact The Planet

The foods we choose to put on our plates — or toss away – could have more of an ecological impact than many of us realize.

On Earth Day, here are some ways to consider how our diet impacts the planet.

Waste not, want not

You've heard the numbers on food waste. More than 30 percent of available food is tossed each year in America. It's enough to fill Chicago's 1,450-foot-tall Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower) 44 times over.

Brazilian members of the United Nations Stabilization Mission In Haiti stand by a shelter in Les Cayes ahead of a visit by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on October 15, 2016.

U.N. To Pull Controversial Peacekeepers From Haiti

To say that the U.N.'s peacekeeping mission in Haiti has been controversial is an understatement.

The peacekeepers are blamed for bringing cholera to the island nation for the first time.

They were accused of sexually abusing locals. Haitians have accused them of being an occupying army.

But the peacekeepers also have been credited with bringing a measure of stability to one of the most impoverished, unstable nations in the hemisphere.

And now, after 13 years, the end of the mission is in sight.

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