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  • Today in the News: Injured soldier’s salute goes viral


  • News on an injured soldier, the government shutdown and a shark sighting.



     
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    A photo of an injured soldier saluting from his hospital bed has become an Internet sensation. Cpl. Joshua Hargis is pictured in the photo lying in a hospital bed and saluting with an injured arm. Hargis had just been given a Purple Heart after being injured in Afghanistan in an attack that killed four troops and injured 14. Hargis’ wife shared the photo on Facebook, and it took off from there.

    Quote of note

    "In the end, political adversaries put aside their differences." - Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, talking today after the Senate reached a deal to end the government shutdown and avoid a default.

    Hot video: Shark sighting

    Surfer gets up close and personal with shark in Manhattan Beach.

     

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