A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.
National Guard troops are preparing to leave following two straight nights of relative calm after more than a week of racially-charged protests.
Vermont State Police say 26-year-old Shane Brodeur shot 20-year-old Katelyn McFadden and then shot himself.
The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.
The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.