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Posted: February 10, 2014 at 2:54 a.m.

Nik Wallenda, an aerialist, completed a 600-foot tightrope walk more than 100 feet above the Georgia Dome field at a Christian music gathering, saying afterward that he imagined what it must be like to score a touchdown as the crowd of 30,000 cheered him on in the home of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons.

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Military files show erratic sex rulings

This photo taken Jan. 21, 2014 shows Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., chair of the Senate Armed Services subcommittee on Personnel, discussing her proposed reforms for prosecuting sexual assaults in the military, during an interview with The Associated Press in her Capitol Hill office in Washington. An Associated Press investigation into the military’s handling of sexual assaults in Japan has found a pattern of random and inconsistent judgments in which most offenders are not incarcerated. Instead, commanders have ordered “nonjudicial punishments” that ranged from docked pay to a letter of reprimand.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Congress prods military for sex-crime data

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