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Teacher Nancy Henderson instructs students about fruit snacks during a lesson in healthy eating at Northeast Elementary School, in Danville, Ill. Northeast offers no junk food for sale to its students, but a new study found that almost half the nation's elementary schools do provide it. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Scott DesJarlais, Tennessee Republican, says it's absurd to spend billions demonizing certain foods and trying to affect people's dietary choices. (Associated Press)

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The Susan Komen For The Cure international headquarters in Addison, Texas, are shown Feb. 3, 2012. After three days of controversy, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity says it is reversing its decision to cut breast-screening grants to Planned Parenthood. (Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speaks Feb. 3, 2012, to service members at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. (Associated Press)

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Vivan Perez dishes out fruit for lunch at Kepner Middle School in Denver. The Colorado General Assembly is considering the nation's toughest ban on unhealthy fats that would apply to food served in school and after school. (Associated Press)

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High tea is served one afternoon in Park Here. Other events might include a movie on the lawn or a ping-pong tournament. The free-to-visit park will close Feb. 15 and return to its primary use as a "pop-up" business venue. (Associated Press)

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta (left) speaks with NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen during a meeting of NATO defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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Former Republican National Committee Chairman Mike Duncan is now chairman of American Crossroads, which raised $51 million to aid GOP candidates. (Associated Press)

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Associated Press Former Colorado congressman Tom Tancredo on Wednesday introduces Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood. Mr. Tancredo gave Mr. Santorum his endorsement.

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Former Republican National Committee Chairman Mike Duncan is now chairman of American Crossroads, which raised $51 million to aid GOP candidates. (Associated Press)

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Former Colorado congressman Tom Tancredo on Wednesday introduces Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood. Mr. Tancredo gave Mr. Santorum his endorsement. (Associated Press)

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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta briefs reporters Wednesday aboard a plane en route to a NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels. He called 2013 a critical year for the decade-old U.S. military mission in Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a Tea Party rally Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Gurzinski)

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Slavko Rasevic has a blinking light bulb in his home that is powered through an extension cord stretching from his neighbor's house. He is one of the Serb veterans who was forced out of the Bosnian army after age 35, but didn't receive his promised pension checks. Many who fell into poverty are receiving unimaginable help from bitter enemies during the Bosnian War. (Associated Press)

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First lady Michelle Obama speaks Jan. 30, 2012, at the Labor Department in Washington to announce proposed rules to help caregivers of wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans. (Associated Press)

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Washington Mayor Vincent C. Gray (center) advocates for D.C. statehood in front of the New Hampshire House of Representatives Committee on State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs at the New Hampshire Statehouse. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Mayor Vincent C. Gray (right) advocates for D.C. statehood in front of the New Hampshire House of Representatives Committee on State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs at the New Hampshire Statehouse. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, center, France's Defense and Veterans Minister Gerard Longuet, left, and French General and Paris military governor Bruno Dary, right, pay tribute to the Unknown soldier's tomb, at the Arc of Triomphe, in Paris, Friday Jan. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Lionel Bonaventure, Pool)

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** FILE ** This June 2007 file photo provided by Dr. William Petit Jr., shows Dr. Petit, left, with his daughters Michaela, front, Hayley, center rear, and his wife, Jennifer Hawke-Petit, on Cape Cod, Mass. Dr. Petit was severely beaten and his wife and two daughters were killed during a home invasion in Cheshire, Conn., July 23, 2007. (AP Photo/William Petit, File)

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The crowd applauds as they wait for the arrival of the Republican presidential candidates for the Florida Republican Presidential Debate at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, January 26, 2012. This is the second and final debate before the Florida Republican primary on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr/ The Washington Times)