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An experiment has unexpected results for the zoo veterinarian played by Freida Pinto and the scientist character of James Franco.

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**FILE** In this photo from July 27, 2011, Sen. Mike Lee, Utah Republican, greets a supporter at a tea party rally on Capitol Hill. (Associated Press)

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Ms. Wilson, a resident of the District of Columbia, awaits the starting sign for her swimming competition. Ruth Dunkle, a professor and gerontologist at the University of Michigan's School of Social Work, argues that a healthy lifestyle coupled with good genes keeps people living longer.

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ON TRIAL: Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak lies on a hospital gurney in a cage of mesh and bars in a Cairo courtroom Wednesday as his trial begins. (Egyptian State TV via Associated Press)

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"The number of HIV infections remains far too high. HIV is preventable, and we need to do more to prevent it," said Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (The Washington Times)

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Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa seems to have dodged a major shoulder injury after an MRI revealed a bone bruise and inflammation. (Associated Press)

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BARBARA L. SALISBURY/THE WASHINGTON TIMES Berend Weijs, a 6-foot-10 center, weighed 198 pounds at season's end last year. He's added 10 pounds this summer, but his fat percentage has decreased because of his workout regimen.

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FOX VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS "Arrested Development," starring Jason Bateman (center) and Michael Cera (right), has not blown away the competition in TV ratings, but has inspired Hollywood filmmakers.

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Benjamin Bronfman — with fiancee Maya Arulpragasam, aka M.I.A. — submitted a letter of intent to set up a medical marijuana dispensary site in the District, but his letter missed the June 17 deadline, according to a notice from the D.C. Department of Health. (Associated Press)

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Mia Hamm's brother Garrett died from a rare blood disorder less than a year after she won a gold medal in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. His battle inspired the creation of the Mia Hamm Foundation and its largest annual charity event, the Celebrity Soccer Challenge. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, Utah Republican, said of a new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services report, "Simply put, this report states the obvious, that Americans have known for more than a year - the $2.6 trillion law only makes the fundamental problem of skyrocketing health care costs worse." (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this July 27, 2011, file photo, a wounded warrior walks along a sidewalk at Walter Reed during the ceremony to "case the colors" as the wounded and the staff moved to Bethesda or Fort Belvoir. American soldiers "lost their arms and limbs, but thanks to you they never lost themselves." Secretary of the Army John McHugh told the staff. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Navy Rear Adm. Matthew Nathan accepts Maj. Walter Reed's sword from Army Maj. Gen. Carla Hawley-Bowland, officially closing the Army hospital in Northwest that has borne his name for 102 years. The sword transfer at Wednesday's ceremony made official the transition. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A Navy officer "cases" or retires the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology flag during a ceremony Wednesday at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in the District. Formally casing the flags represents the ending of a mission, and for the hospital it ends 102 years of service to American soldiers. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, right, escorts Australian Minister of Defense Stephen Smith into the Pentagon, Wednesday, July 27, 2011, during an honor cordon. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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A wounded warrior walks along a makeshift sidewalk at Walter Reed Army Medical Center Wednesday, July 27, 2011 during a ceremony to officially "case the colors" as a transition to medical services at Bethesda Naval Medical Center and Ft. Belvoir. The Washington, D.C., facility has served wounded warriors and other military personnel and families for more than 100 years. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A member of the Golden Knights, the U.S. Army's parachuting team, skydives into the campus of Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., following a ceremony Wednesday, July 27, 2011 to officially "case the colors" as a transition to medical services at Bethesda Naval Medical Center and Ft. Belvoir. The official close date of Walter Reed is Sept. 15. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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RADM Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy, smiles as he exchanges words with U.S. Army MG Carla Hawley-Bowland while she hands him the Major Walter Reed's Sword during a ceremony Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. The handing over of the sword officially marks the transition from the Washington, D.C., facility to Bethesda Naval Medical Center and Ft. Belvoir. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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U.S. Army officers salute as they uncase one of the two new Walter Reed Army Medical Center flags that during a ceremony Wednesday, July 27, 2011 to officially mark the transition to medical services at Bethesda Naval Medical Center and Ft. Belvoir. The official close date of Walter Reed is Sept. 15. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A Naval officer "cases" or retires the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology flag during a ceremony Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., to officially mark the transition to medical services at Bethesda Naval Medical Center and Ft. Belvoir. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)