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**FILE** Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter speaks March 1, 2013, during a news conference regarding the automatic spending cuts at the Pentagon. (Associated Press)

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“You’re using the money twice. You’re providing cuts that you’re now telling me are used to pay down the sequester,” said Sen. Jeff Sessions to Sen. Patty Murray of Washington. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, speaks at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., on March 14, 2013. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** The Department of Health and Human Services building is seen in Washington on April 5, 2009. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Then-Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain points toward the crowd during a rally in Henderson, Nev., in 2008. Mr. McCain agreed to take public financing of his campaign and was limited to $84 million. (Associated Press)

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The obverse view of the newly announced Distinguished Warfare Medal is pictured. The military has stopped production of the medal for remote warfare troops — drone operators and cyberwarriors — as it considers complaints from veterans and lawmakers over the award, a government official said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Department of Defense)

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The obverse view of the newly announced Distinguished Warfare Medal is pictured. The military has stopped production of the medal for remote warfare troops — drone operators and cyberwarriors — as it considers complaints from veterans and lawmakers over the award, a government official said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Department of Defense)

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The reverse view of the newly announced Distinguished Warfare Medal is pictured. The military has stopped production of the medal for remote warfare troops — drone operators and cyberwarriors — as it considers complaints from veterans and lawmakers over the award, a government official said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Department of Defense)

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The reverse view of the newly announced Distinguished Warfare Medal is pictured. The military has stopped production of the medal for remote warfare troops — drone operators and cyberwarriors — as it considers complaints from veterans and lawmakers over the award, a government official said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Department of Defense)

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As Hostess liquidates, among its many brands and product lines to be sold off to the highest bidder is Twinkies snack cakes. The iconic treat is likely to live on after Hostess is gone, albeit under a different manufacturer. (Associated Press)

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The National Institutes of Health plans to study obesity rates of lesbian women. Researchers hope their findings will shed light on why gay men tend not to have weight issues. (Associated Press)

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America's weight problem is proving a much heftier drag on the economy than previously thought. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Two U.S. Marines fill out research consent forms before taking psychological tests at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif., on Sept. 29, 2009. The U.S. government is testing hundreds of Marines and soldiers before they ship out, in search of clues that might help predict who is most susceptible to post-traumatic stress disorder. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** The Food and Drug Administration has warned doctors that a second counterfeit version of the best-selling cancer drug Avastin has been found in the United States, packaged as Altuzan, the Turkish brand of the medication, which is not approved for use in the U.S. The agency said any packages or vials labeled with the lot number B6021 should be considered counterfeit. (AP Photo/U.S. Food and Drug Administration)

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**FILE** Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, speaks Feb. 7, 2013, with The Associated Press in his Capitol Hill office in Washington. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** As part of first lady Michelle Obama's nationwide campaign to lower childhood obesity rates, Wal-Mart and other retailers plan over the next five years to open or expand 1,500 stores in areas without easy access to fresh produce and other healthy foods. "This is a really big deal," Mrs. Obama said. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, says he will offer an amendment to delay funding for the Affordable Care Act until the economy improves, and his bill is winning support from others such as Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida. (Associated Press)

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This image provided by Johns Hopkins Medicine shows Dr. Deborah Persaud of Johns Hopkins' Children's Center in Baltimore. A baby, born with the AIDS virus, appears to have been cured scientists announced Sunday, March 3, 2013, describing the case of a child from Mississippi, who's now 2½ and has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection. If the child remains free of HIV, it would mark only the world's second known cure. (AP Photo/Johns Hopkins Medicine)

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** FILE ** Then-Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain points toward the crowd during a rally in Henderson, Nev., in 2008. Mr. McCain agreed to take public financing of his campaign and was limited to $84 million. (Associated Press)

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An Air Force analyst monitors combat operations in Afghanistan from the operations center for the 497th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force)