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Caretaker Carrie Ruiz smiles as Sgt. 1st Class Jarrett Jongema with the Warrior Transition Command congratulates Staff Sgt. Chanda Gaeth who suffers from complications from Traumatic Brain Injury, after she completes a hand bike race with other wounded soldiers and Army veterans from across the United States in the Army Warrior Games clinics for a chance at a spot on the Army Warrior Games team, Fort Meade, Md., Sunday, March 11, 2012. The 2012 Warrior Games, held April 30th - May 5th in Colorado Springs, Colo., features representatives from Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Special Operations and will compete for gold metals in archery, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, swimming, track and field, and sitting volleyball. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Female soldiers compete in a seated cycling race as wounded soldiers and Army veterans from across the United States come to the Army Warrior Games clinics for a chance at a spot on the Army Warrior Games team, Fort Meade, Md., Sunday, March 11, 2012. The 2012 Warrior Games, held April 30th - May 5th in Colorado Springs, Colo., features representatives from Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Special Operations and will compete for gold metals in archery, cycling, wheelchair basketball, shooting, swimming, track and field, and sitting volleyball. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Dr. Ahmed Adel, an Egyptian army physician who was charged in the forced virginity-tests case on female Egyptian protesters last year, speaks during a press conference at a military court in Cairo on Sunday, March 11, 2012. (AP Photo)

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"John Carter" sees Taylor Kitsch transported to Mars where he leads the resident Thark people against an invader. (Disney via Associated Press)

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Rick Santorum, campaigning with his daughter Elizabeth in Lenexa, Kan., wasted no time using the issue of health care mandates against Mitt Romney, his toughest rival in the Republican presidential nominating contests. (Associated Press)

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A Canadian Army soldier, mentoring the Afghan National Army, follows a training session of Afghan National Army soldiers at the Kabul Military Training Center on the outskirts of Kabul on Wednesday. The Afghan National Army will be tasked with providing security throughout Afghanistan after the last international troops pull out in 2014. (Associated Press)

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"These are not your grandma's windmills.[They] destroy the environment in the name of saving the environment." - Sen. Lamar Alexander, Tennessee Republican.

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Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann posted a 3.18 ERA in 2011, striking out 124 and walking 31 in 161 1/3 innings. He was coming off elbow ligament-replacement surgery. (Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, accompanied by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, testifies March 7, 2012, on Capitol Hill before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the crisis in Syria. (Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Cheryl Blossom has been diagnosed with breast cancer and has to decide whether to stay on her own in California or return home to Riverdale, home of Archie, Reggie, Betty and Veronica. The story debuts in this month's issue of "Life With Archie." (Archie Comics via Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speaks March 6, 2012, before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Helen Maroulis (shown above), a wrestler from Rockville, Md., may be the best U.S. wrestler in her weight class. Maroulis won the U.S. Open Wrestling Championships last December and has a bye into the finals of the Olympic Trials on Saturday. (Bryan Oller/Special to the Washington Times)

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Helen Maroulis, a wrestler from Rockville, Md, may be the best U.S. wrestler in her weight class. She is currently training at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. She and other members of the U.S. team, as well as wrestlers from other countries, spent time training together, Thursday,Mar. 1, 2012. (BryanOller/Special to the Washington Times)

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Republican presidential candidate and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks March 5, 2012, at the American Legion in Westerville, Ohio. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum waits Jan. 31, 2012, to be introduced at a tea party tally in Las Vegas. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks March 5, 2012, at a campaign rally at Gregory Industries in Canton, Ohio. (Associated Press)

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Former Baltimore Bullets star Earl Monroe had dedicated himself to helping others with Type 2 diabetes learn how to control the disease, just as he had to do. (Associated Press)

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Dr. Gemma Driscoll (right), a British volunteer veterinarian, examines a dog at the Mdzananda clinic near Cape Town, South Africa. The clinic provides spaying, neutering and other basic care for pets in the impoverished Khayelitsha township. (Associated Press)

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Capitals defenseman Mike Green is a welcome sight on the blue line. Injuries had limited him to just 15 games entering last night against the New York Islanders. (Associated Press)