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** FILE ** The death chamber at the Southern Ohio Corrections Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, is pictured in 2005. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

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Dr. Peter Rhee, chief trauma and critical care surgeon at University Medical Center in Tucson, describes in more detail to reporters Tuesday the gunshot wound sustained by Arizona Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. (Associated Press)

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"The sheer losses that they've sustained are tremendous. That in and of itself is very significant, and it's caused enormous stress on the central nervous system of the command and control structure," Army Gen. David H. Petraeus said. (Associated Press)

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Dr. G. Michael Lemole Jr. (left) speaks about the condition of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as Dr. Peter Rhee looks on during a news conference at the University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz., on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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Dr. G. Michael Lemole, Jr., left, speaks about the condition of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., as Dr. Peter Rhee looks on at University Medical Center during a news conference in Tucson, Ariz., Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011. Giffords was shot in the head the Saturday during a speech at a local supermarket. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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In this photo taken on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, Lois Lucci, 53, sits next to her dialysis machine at her home in Redondo Beach, Calif. Lucci likes the idea of dialysis while she sleeps, so she could have the day free when she's not working part-time as a nurse. Only about 8 percent of dialysis patients choose to do it in their own homes. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

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In this photo taken on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, Lois Lucci, 53, sits next to her dialysis machine at her home in Redondo Beach, Calif. Lucci likes the idea of dialysis while she sleeps, so she could have the day free when she's not working part-time as a nurse. Only about 8 percent of dialysis patients choose to do it in their own homes. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

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** FILE ** In this Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010 photo, soldiers pay their final respects to 13 fallen soldiers during the monthly Eagle Remembrance Ceremony at the Family Resource Center at Fort Campbell, Ky. (AP Photo/The Leaf-Chronicle, Jake Lowary)

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Jamie Scott, who is suffering from kidney failure and requires dialysis, was freed from prison in Pearl, Miss., on Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, after serving 16 years of a life sentence for armed robbery. Her sister, Gladys, was also freed from the prison on the condition that she will donate a kidney to Jamie within a year. (AP Photo/Mississippi Department Of Corrections, File)

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Frances Street in Annapolis, Md., is blocked off as officials probe a suspicious package at a state office building Thursday. A similar package was sent to Hanover, Md. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this May 26, 2010 file photo, Dr. Andrew Wakefield addresses a gathering hosted by the American Rally For Personal Rights in Chicago's Grant Park. A 1998 paper by Wakefield, which was the first study to link a childhood vaccine to autism, was based on doctored information about the children involved, according to a new report on the widely discredited research. The conclusions of the 1998 paper have been renounced by 10 of its 13 authors and was later retracted by the medical journal Lancet, where it was published. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogas, File)

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"This is a ruthless, pragmatic attempt to crush any investigation into valid vaccine concerns," Dr. Andrew Wakefield said. (Associated Press)

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In this Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, photo, visitors walk among giant ice sculptures at the annual Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in northeast China's Heilongjiang province. (AP Photo)

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Visitors walk near ice sculptures at the annual Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, in northeast China's Heilongjiang province, on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. (AP Photo)

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Visitors walk near ice sculptures at the annual Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin in northeast China's Heilongjiang province, on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. (AP Photo)

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Ice sculptures are illuminated at the annual Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin in northeast China's Heilongjiang province on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. (AP Photo)

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Visitors walk near ice sculptures at the annual Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin in northeast China's Heilongjiang province on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. (AP Photo)

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John "Jack" Wheeler III, here in 1994, finds the name of a friend engraved in the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. Wheeler's body was discovered Dec. 31. It had been left in a trash bin in Newark, Del. His death has been ruled a homicide. (Associated Press)

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Incoming House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia discusses the vote to repeal the health care law on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. "The repeal bill is going to be a very straightforward document. It is going to reflect what I think most people inside the Beltway and outside the Beltway understand about the health care bill that was passed — it is a job-killing health care bill that spends money we don't have," he said. (Associated Press)

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"With our blood and soul, we redeem the cross," Coptic Christians chant after Mass on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at Saints Church in Alexandria, Egypt, where 21 were killed by a suicide bomber. They carried a blood-spattered poster depicting Jesus. (AP Photo)