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The Daily Word in armed service, election fallout and the miracle of flight

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On this day in 1944, D-Day, Allied forces invaded the shores of Normandy, France.

More than 1,200 firefighters are working to contain the Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire.

Afghan civilians suffer throughout latest wave of deadly violence.

Primary election results are in: Martin Heinrich and Heather Wilson will face off in November’s U.S. Senate race, Michelle Lujan-Grisham rose to top Eric Griego and Martin Chavez in CD1, Kari Brandenburg defeated her Democratic rival, Michael Wiener got trounced and Karen Montoya was the Dems’ choice for PRC district 1.

Thus, the general election season is on; brace yourself.

In Wisconsin, supporters of governor Scott Walker are celebrating. Walker outspent his Democratic opponent by a 7 to 1 margin.

Spectacular ultra-high-def views of yesterday’s rare transit (Warning: cheesy music).

The Army plans to review nearly 200,000 medical files to examine whether soldiers’ mental health diagnoses were downgraded to cut costs in pension payments.

A group of Muslims in New Jersey filed federal suit against NYPD, alleging unconstitutional surveillance.

Kim Jong Un makes kids cry.

Grief affects us all differently; this artist coped with the sudden loss of his cat by turning its remains into a remote-controlled helicopter.

 
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