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Dr. Laura Gerald, chairwoman of the North Carolina Governor's Eugenics Compensation Task Force, speaks during a task force meeting on Tuesday in Raleigh. (Associated Press)

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Quarterback Jordan Jefferson and LSU were down and out against an Alabama defense that allowed just 92 yards. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Interior Secretary Kenneth L. Salazar stands in front of a map of the Grand Canyon as he announces a 20-year ban on new mining claims. (Associated Press)

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'TRUST': "I've never been for government-run health care," Rick Santorum told the Queen City Rotary Club on Thursday. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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President Obama, joined by Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta (third from left), Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey (center) and various senior Defense Department and military officials, discusses the Defense Strategic Review and a military strategy that will include large defense cuts at the Pentagon on Thursday. (Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta stands by President Obama as he explains changes to military force and strategy that will result in the biggest defense cuts since the end of the Cold War. (Associated Press)

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Joe Torre is part of a consortium that wants to buy the bankrupt Dodgers from Frank and Jamie McCourt. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum pumps his fist Jan. 4, 2012, during a campaign stop in Manchester, N.H. (Associated Press)

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Dan Liljenquist, who is challenging six-term Sen. Orrin G. Hatch in Utah's Republican primary. (Associated Press)

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Newt Gingrich's girth surely could be a target in the race to be the Republican presidential nominee. Will it cost him? "Study after study after study shows the same thing. Weight bias is a highly prevalent form of discrimination, more common than other forms that have protection within our laws," says Yale University's Rebecca Puhl (Associated Press)

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Volunteers for Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman, work the phones at Huntsman's New Hampshire campaign. (Rod Lamkey Jr/ The Washington Times)

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"It's very tough for a young team to learn when you've got nothing but young guys on a team, because they follow each other's lead," said Wizards forward Rashard Lewis (9). (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann dances along side juniors and seniors from Taylor High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann takes photos with supporters in West Des Moines, IA. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann along side her husband, Marcus, right, greets Juniors and seniors from Taylor High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Artwork created by former patients is on display in the building's seven museum rooms, which also exhibit the superintendent's books and nurses' logs. They have to be put away in winter, when the unheated building is cold and damp. (Associated Press)

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Heather Goode served then candidate Barack Obama a slice of pie and a cup of tea when he stopped at the Smokey Row Coffee House while campaigning in late 2007. Iowans have rubbed elbows with many candidates over the years. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Eagles tight end Brent Celek leaves Redskins defenders Reed Doughty (37) and Keyaron Fox (51) in his wake while scoring on a 4-yard pass in Philadelphia's 34-10 win. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Katy Perry and Russell Brand, seen here on April 19, 2011, are getting a divorce, the British comedian told the Associated Press on Dec. 30, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks Dec. 30, 2011, during a campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa. (Associated Press)