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** FILE ** In this Tuesday, Jan. 29. 2013, photo, retired Infantryman Brendan M. Marrocco participates in a news conference at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore. Marrocco received a transplant of two arms from a deceased donor after losing all four limbs in a 2009 roadside bomb attack in Iraq. A Boston hospital is starting the world's first pediatric hand transplant program, a profound sign of the increased acceptance of doing face, hand and other transplants to improve quality of life rather than to save a life as donated hearts, livers and other organs have in the past. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)

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** FILE ** In this Tuesday, Jan. 29. 2013, photo, retired Infantryman Brendan M. Marrocco participates in a news conference at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore. Marrocco received a transplant of two arms from a deceased donor after losing all four limbs in a 2009 roadside bomb attack in Iraq. A Boston hospital is starting the world's first pediatric hand transplant program, a profound sign of the increased acceptance of doing face, hand and other transplants to improve quality of life rather than to save a life as donated hearts, livers and other organs have in the past. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)

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Chloe's wounds have healed after a violent attack at her previous home, and the 3-year-old Shih Tzu has found a new home in Fairfax County with veterinarian Abby Dunlap and her family. "[S]he certainly hasn't let it get her down," Dr. Dunlap says.

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Angel Salvatory, 17, who has skin cancer, with her half-brother Ezekiel and mother Bestida, who she had not seen in the four years she has lived away from home, after her own father led a group of men to attack her, seen at Kabanga Protectorate Center, in Kabanga, Tanzania, Aug. 29, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Angel Salvatory, 17, who has skin cancer, with her half-brother Ezekiel and mother Bestida, who she had not seen in the four years she has lived away from home, after her own father led a group of men to attack her, seen at Kabanga Protectorate Center, in Kabanga, Tanzania, Aug. 29, 2012. (Associated Press)

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It's a common enough scene on television. The estranged father. The long-lost child. The joyous, long-awaited reunion. (Shutterstock)

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It's a common enough scene on television. The estranged father. The long-lost child. The joyous, long-awaited reunion. (Shutterstock)

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Patents awarded to Myriad Genetics Inc., a Utah firm that isolated the location and sequence of what's known as the BRCA gene, were thrown out Thursday when the Supreme Court ruled that human genes are "a product of nature." (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 12, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Patents awarded to Myriad Genetics Inc., a Utah firm that isolated the location and sequence of what's known as the BRCA gene, were thrown out Thursday when the Supreme Court ruled that human genes are "a product of nature." (Associated Press)

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Evangelist Pat Robertson gives the opening prayer at a memorial service for evangelist Oral Roberts on the campus of Oral Roberts University on Monday, Dec. 21, 2009. Roberts died Dec. 15 at the age of 91. (AP Photo/David Crenshaw)

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A study out of Brigham Young University found that babies who sleep with bottles are 30 percent more likely to be obese by the time they're toddlers. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 12, 2013. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, speaks May 25, 2013, at a news conference at the World Economic Forum, in Southern Shuneh, southeast of Amman, Jordan. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Oct. 26, 2010, file photo, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin holds son Trig as she addresses a Tea Party Express rally at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. The sign is a reference to the Boston Tea Party. (Associated Press)

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe appears with lieutenant governor candidate state Sen. Ralph Northam (right) and attorney general candidate Sen. Mark Herring (left) at a breakfast campaign event in Richmond on Wednesday, a day after the party’s primary. (Associated Press)

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe appears with lieutenant governor candidate state Sen. Ralph Northam (right) and attorney general candidate Sen. Mark Herring (left) at a breakfast campaign event in Richmond on Wednesday, a day after the party’s primary. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** President Obama introduces his nominee for surgeon general, Dr. Regina M. Benjamin of Alabama, in the White House Rose Garden in 2009.

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Ross Ohlendorf tossed six innings of one-run baseball against the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night in the Washington Nationals' 5-1 victory. (Associated Press photo)

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Ross Ohlendorf tossed six innings of one-run baseball against the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night in the Washington Nationals' 5-1 victory. (Associated Press photo)