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A baby cries while receiving a vaccination injection against measles at a clinic in Beijing, China, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. China wants to vaccinate nearly 100 million children in a 10-day nationwide campaign starting Saturday to bring it a step closer to eradicating measles. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

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** FILE ** Lexi Menees, 8, sells Girl Scout Cookies while sitting outside Trumed Dispensary, which sells medical marijuana for licensed patients, in Phoenix on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Terry Tang)

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FILE - In this June 8, 2011 file photo, a Yemeni manas he leads his camel loaded with his belongings as he flees an area due to clashes between security forces and tribesmen in Taiz, Yemen. Scientists say the mysterious MERS virus has been infecting camels in Saudi Arabia for at least two decades and that previous human cases have probably been missed. Since the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus was first identified in 2012, doctors have struggled to explain how most patients have fallen sick. MERS can cause symptoms including fever, breathing problems and kidney failure. To date, it has killed more than 180 people, mostly in the Middle East though infections have also spread to Europe and northern Africa. (AP Photo/Anees Mahyoub, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2010 file photo, a festival official touches the lip of a young expensive Majahim, dark-skinned originally from Najd, Saudi Arabia, camel during the final day of Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival in outskirt of Zayed City about 120 kms south west of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Scientists say the mysterious MERS virus has been infecting camels in Saudi Arabia for at least two decades and that previous human cases have probably been missed. Since the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus was first identified in 2012, doctors have struggled to explain how most patients have fallen sick. MERS can cause symptoms including fever, breathing problems and kidney failure. To date, it has killed more than 180 people, mostly in the Middle East though infections have also spread to Europe and northern Africa. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

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The Obama administration's proposed crackdown on tea party and other nonprofit groups that want to play roles in politics is quietly crumbling as opposition builds across the political spectrum to new IRS rules. (Associated Press)

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Associated Press The Obama administration's proposed crackdown on tea party and other nonprofit groups that want to play roles in politics is quietly crumbling as opposition builds across the political spectrum to new IRS rules.

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Associated Press The Obama administration's proposed crackdown on tea party and other nonprofit groups that want to play roles in politics is quietly crumbling as opposition builds across the political spectrum to new IRS rules.

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The Obama administration's proposed crackdown on tea party and other nonprofit groups that want to play roles in politics is quietly crumbling as opposition builds across the political spectrum to new IRS rules. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts speaks Nov. 8, 2013, at a campaign appearance in Overland Park, Kan. (Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday the $40 billion LCS will not go beyond 32 ships, instead of a planned 52, at least for now. (PRNewsfoto via associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday the $40 billion LCS will not go beyond 32 ships, instead of a planned 52, at least for now. (PRNewsfoto via associated Press)

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This 2010 photo from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute provided by the University of Illinois at Chicago shows a study participant undergoing a medical exam at the Chicago site of landmark research on the health of Hispanics in the United States. The ongoing National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute study involves more than 16,000 subjects in the Bronx, Chicago, Miami and San Diego. Results released Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, show health differences by country of origin.(AP Photo/Courtesy of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute via the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Larissa Aviles-Santa)

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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2013 file photo Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. talks to a reporter following a speech in Goose Creek, S.C. The vote could put Senate Republicans in the uncomfortable position of saying no to a politically powerful constituency during an election year. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the bill’s author and the chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, has gained the endorsement of myriad veterans groups to generate momentum for his bill, which the panel says would cost $21 billion over 10 years. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012 file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. The veterans bill vote could put Senate Republicans in the uncomfortable position of saying no to a politically powerful constituency during an election year. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the bill’s author and the chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, has gained the endorsement of myriad veterans groups to generate momentum for his bill, which the panel says would cost $21 billion over 10 years. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

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This photo taken Feb. 24, 2014 shows actress Angelina Jolie waving as she leaves the government palace in Beirut, Lebanon. For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective steps they can take. New research suggests some may benefit most from having the operation as young as 35. Women who inherit either of two faulty BRCA genes are at much higher risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer than other women, and at younger ages. Jolie generated headlines last year when she had her healthy breasts removed to reduce her cancer risk. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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This photo taken Feb. 24, 2014 shows actress Angelina Jolie waving as she leaves the government palace in Beirut, Lebanon. For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective steps they can take. New research suggests some may benefit most from having the operation as young as 35. Women who inherit either of two faulty BRCA genes are at much higher risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer than other women, and at younger ages. Jolie generated headlines last year when she had her healthy breasts removed to reduce her cancer risk. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)