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Joe Fagan, of Des Moines, Iowa, shouts at Republican presidential candidate and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney during a Aug. 11, 2011, campaign stop at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. (Associated Press)

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COMING TO DEBATE: Mitt Romney will face other candidates for the Republican presidential nomination in a debate in Iowa on Thursday. (Associated Press)

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CONSUMER GENETICS INC. VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS Santa Clara, Calif.-based Consumer Genetics Inc. is among the companies marketing "early gender" blood tests that indicate the gender of a fetus at about seven weeks.

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FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe's message to the White House: "Time to get out of the tea party's way." (Photo provided by FreedomWorks)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS John Denver's "Rocky Mountain High" is one of Colorado's two state songs, but an effort to name a Rockies peak for him has hit a snag. He's seen here in 1985.

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"The tea party hasn't destroyed Washington. Washington was destroyed before the tea party got here. The hope is that the tea party and middle-of-the-road people can find common ground to turn this country around before we become Greece." -- Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, said on CBS' "Face the Nation." (Associated Press)

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"I believe this is, without question, the tea party downgrade." -- Sen. John F. Kerry, Massachusetts Democrat, said on NBC's "Meet the Press." (Associated Press)

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"Genes are about 40 percent and the rest is nurture. A lot of it is eating habits and exercise. Genes give you a basic constitution and propensity for things like exercise, but how you're raised is how you decide what is good for eating." Sue Crommelin, Norfolk, Va., Episcopal priest (white female, blond hair)

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"I think it's a combination of both. You are what you eat so you need to be selective in your diet. With genetics we're all going to have something ... but you can try to be more aware of it." Emmett Guy, Southeast, delivery man (black male, military hat)

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"They can take my legs, but they can't take my pride," says Brooklyn, N.Y. native and U.S. Army PFC Bryan Dilberian, who has been at Walter Reed Army Medical Center for a month and says he can't wait to redeploy to Afghanistan. PFC Dilberian was among the wounded warriors who came out to check out the NASCAR cars at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in the District on Thursday. Several NASCAR drivers visited the facility. The event ended with a dinner and a concert by singer Billy Ray Cyrus. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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CONSULTANT: Ashton Carter, the Pentagon's top weapons buyer, earned money from the defense industry while teaching at Harvard. (Associated Press)

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Ashton Carter, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, discusses a mine-resistant ambush-protected armored fighting vehicle at the Pentagon. President Obama wants to promote the weapons buyer, but Mr. Carter has done some consulting work for the defense industry. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Adm. Mike Mullen (right), chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta warned against further spending cuts for the military beyond the $350 million to $400 million already agreed by Congress and President Obama this week. “I think anything beyond that would damage our national defense," Mr. Panetta said.

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The deadly bullet train crash in China's Zhejiang province on July 23 was the result of a lightning strike and malfunction of a monitoring device, according to government authorities.

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Stand-up Comedy: John Mulaney In a sketch about hangover cures, John Mulaney plays a patient searching for the trick to partying without pain. "What are some hangover cures?" he asks his doctors. "There are no hangover cures," his doctor says. "OK, so let's run down the list," Mulaney replies. Dry stuff, perhaps, but it seems to be helping at Saturday Night Live, where Mulaney is an up-and-coming writer. Aug. 4-7 at the DC Improv, 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW. Phone: 202-296-7008. Web: dcimprov.com

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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)