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Decades later, Vietnam pilot who saved dozens receives Medal of Honor

Obama presented retired Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles with the medal

Kettles helped rescue 44 ambushed U.S. troops during the Vietnam War

The Medal of Honor is the military’s highest decoration for valor

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Obama at Dallas memorial service: 'We are one American family'

President Obama, speaking at a memorial service in Dallas for five officers killed during a protest last week, said we all are deserving of equal treatment and respect, but stressed racial biases in America still exists. "No institution is entirely immune, and that includes our police departments," he said.
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Obama at Dallas memorial service: 'We are one American family' 2:58

Obama at Dallas memorial service: 'We are one American family'

Obama ​revises plan for ​major troop ​reduction ​in Afghanistan 1:37

Obama ​revises plan for ​major troop ​reduction ​in Afghanistan

Frequent-Flyer-in-Chief: President Obama's most historic foreign trips 3:23

Frequent-Flyer-in-Chief: President Obama's most historic foreign trips

Americans agree, it's time for Obama to visit Hiroshima 2:27

Americans agree, it's time for Obama to visit Hiroshima