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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)

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**FILE** In this May 30, 2013 file photo provided by the Murnaghan family, Sarah Murnaghan (center), celebrates the 100th day of her stay in Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with her parents Fran and Janet. The national organization that manages organ transplants on June 10, 2013 resisted making emergency rule changes for children under 12 who are waiting on lungs but created a special appeal and review system to hear such cases. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** A doctor wheels a patient out of an operating room at Santa Casa de Misericordia Hospital in Rio de Janeiro. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** The ailing anti-apartheid icon Nelson Madela is filmed on Monday, April 29, 2013, more than three weeks after being released from hospital. The office of South Africa's president said on Saturday, June 8, 2013, that Mr. Mandela had been taken to a hospital again because of a lung infection. (Associated Press)

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Drivers using cell phones and other devices, whether in the dashboard or hand-held, are the subject of distracted-driving debates. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** First lady Michelle Obama speaks during a bill signing ceremony for Maryland's Veterans Full Employment Act of 2013 at the Maryland State House in Annapolis on April 17, 2013. (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** Teva Women's Health packaging for Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel) tablet, one of the brands known as the "morning-after pill" (Associated Press)