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The Iranian flag hangs outside the Iranian embassy in central London on February 20, 2014. Iran and Britain officially resumed Thursday diplomatic relations severed by London after students stormed its Tehran embassy in 2011, a senior Iranian official said.

New Iran video appears to show U.S. sailor in tears

By Nicole Gaouette and Barbara Starr, CNN
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is likely authentic.
George H. W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Phil Crane and Howard Baker visit Yoken's restaurant in Portsmouth, NH in 1980.

Meet the photographer who's been covering the N.H. primary since 1980

By Cassie Spodak, CNN
One of Jim Cole's favorite photos from when he started photographing the New Hampshire primary shows Republican presidential candidates George H. W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Phil Crane and Howard Baker gathered at the iconic New Hampshire diner Yoken's in 1980 for a campaign event.

Photographer presents wounded veterans in a new light

By Barbara Starr, CNN; Video by Gabe Ramirez, CNN
Michael Stokes is showing the world a very different view of America's wounded veterans.
His no-holds-barred photography has captured dozens of young wounded vets in ways the public is not used to seeing them: fit, happy and proud to show themselves.
What is Special Ops?

Behind the scenes with Special Ops commander

By Barbara Starr, CNN Pentagon Correspondent
Some days Special Operations missions in international hotspots end in success and accolades, as when SEAL Team Six took out Osama bin Laden. These are the missions that tend to be memorialized by Hollywood scriptwriters and shape the image of Special Ops forces in the minds of Americans.

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