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** FILE ** As part of first lady Michelle Obama's nationwide campaign to lower childhood obesity rates, Wal-Mart and other retailers plan over the next five years to open or expand 1,500 stores in areas without easy access to fresh produce and other healthy foods. "This is a really big deal," Mrs. Obama said. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, says he will offer an amendment to delay funding for the Affordable Care Act until the economy improves, and his bill is winning support from others such as Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida. (Associated Press)

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This image provided by Johns Hopkins Medicine shows Dr. Deborah Persaud of Johns Hopkins' Children's Center in Baltimore. A baby, born with the AIDS virus, appears to have been cured scientists announced Sunday, March 3, 2013, describing the case of a child from Mississippi, who's now 2½ and has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection. If the child remains free of HIV, it would mark only the world's second known cure. (AP Photo/Johns Hopkins Medicine)

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** FILE ** Then-Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain points toward the crowd during a rally in Henderson, Nev., in 2008. Mr. McCain agreed to take public financing of his campaign and was limited to $84 million. (Associated Press)

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An Air Force analyst monitors combat operations in Afghanistan from the operations center for the 497th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force)

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**FILE** An Air Force analyst monitors combat operations in Afghanistan from the operations center for the 497th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va. (Associated Press/U.S. Air Force)

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Air Force analysts in the operations center of the 497th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va., monitor combat operations in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force)

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Air Force analysts in the operations center of the 497th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va., monitor combat operations in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force)

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The Xenex "robot" uses pulse xenon to deliver UV light throughout patient rooms, operating rooms (ORs), equipment rooms, emergency rooms, intensive-care units (ICUs) and public areas to destroy viruses, bacteria and bacterial spores in just 5-10 minutes per room. (Photo: Business Wire)

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The Rangers claimed defenseman Roman Hamrlik (No. 40) off waivers from the Capitals on March 6. He was a healthy scratch March 10 in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Michelle and I are committed to fighting obesity ... in children. (Illustration by Henry Payne for the Detroit News)

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Daylight Savings Time can cause problems with work and sleep patterns, many say. (image from Better Sleep Council)

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Daylight Savings Time can cause problems with work and sleep patterns, many say. (image from Better Sleep Council)

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** FILE ** New Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks March 1, 2013, at a news conference at the Pentagon regarding the automatic spending cuts. (Associated Press)

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Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, had dinner with President Obama during Sen. Rand Paul's filibuster. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Carl Levin, Michigan Democrat, is chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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**FILE** A medical marijuana plant is shown at the Northwest Patient Resource Center medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle on Nov. 7, 2012. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev speaks at a news conference in Moscow on April 17, 2012. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev speaks at a news conference in Moscow on April 17, 2012. (Associated Press)

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ROD LAMKEY JR./THE WASHINGTON TIMES Veteran James Elliott arrives at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington for his scheduled substance-abuse class in April. Mr. Elliott, a chain smoker, served 15 months in Iraq as an Army sharpshooter and suffers post-traumatic stress disorder.