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Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, introduced legislation to roll back restrictive gun laws in the District, arguing that congressional intervention is needed to "correct" prohibitions that prevented law-abiding citizens from owning and carrying firearms. (Associated Press)

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Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is facing desertion charges after leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009. Experts say the former POW may get a lesser sentence. (Eugene R. Fidell via Associated Press)

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Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was alone at the controls of the Germanwings flight when he "intentionally" crashed the plane into an Alpine mountainside, killing all 150 people aboard, a French prosecutor said. (Associated Press)

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Seven pro-life activists were reportedly arrested by U.S. Capitol police on Wednesday after staging a prayer protest outside the office of House Speaker John Boehner. (MRCTV)

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A Phoenix woman is thankful to be alive after a neighbor came to her rescue and fatally shot her 29-year-old son as he was stabbing her in a meth-fueled rage. (KPHO/KTVK)

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Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden listens to a question as part of the NFC coaches' breakfast at the owners' meetings on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Arizona Biltmore hotel in Phoenix. (Zac Boyer/The Washington Times)

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Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden listens to a question as part of the NFC coaches' breakfast at the owners' meetings on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Arizona Biltmore hotel in Phoenix. (Zac Boyer/The Washington Times)

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Several legal analysts predicted that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, 28, who faces confinement for life if convicted, will receive a more lenient sentence in a plea deal to avoid a drawn-out trial that just provides more bad publicity for the Army after a year of media scrutiny on the conditions around Sgt. Bergdahl's disappearance in 2009. (Associated Press)

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Melanie Marie Toney, 52, faces felony assault charges after she allegedly threw an ignited Molotov cocktail toward a group of pro-life protesters outside a Planned Parenthood facility Monday night. (Austin Police Department via American-Statesman)

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Hillary Rodham Clinton's email practices are now becoming a legal headache for the Obama administration, which for the first time has admitted to a court that the former secretary of state withheld her emails. (Associated Press)

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Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said that the purported rape victim declined to give a statement to investigators. (Associated Press)

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Construction workers gather outside the scene where a section of scaffolding collapsed at a high-rise construction project, killing three people and sending another to a hospital, Monday, March 23, 2015, in downtown Raleigh, N.C. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Harry Lynch)

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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2013, file photo, Debra Jean Milke listens to a judge during a hearing at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix. A judge on Monday, March 23, 2015, dismissed the murder case against Milke, who spent more than 20 years on death row in the 1989 killing of her 4-year-old son. Judge Rosa Mroz ended the case after prosecutors lost their last appeal last week. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File)

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Former NFL football player Aaron Hernandez looks over his shoulder during his murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court, Monday, March 23, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder and weapons charges in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Dominick Reuter, Pool)

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Fatma Laabidi, mother of victim Yassine Laabidi, gestures as her son's coffin is transported from his home, in Jallez Cemetery, prior to his funeral, in Tunis, Sunday, March 22, 2015. The two extremist gunmen who killed 21 people at a museum in Tunis trained in neighboring Libya before caring out the deadly attack, a top Tunisian Security official said. (AP Photo/Salah Ben Mohamed)

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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 file photo, former grand slam tennis doubles champion Bob Hewitt walks outside a court in Johannesburg, South Africa. A South African judge on Monday, March 23, 2015 convicted former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt of rape and sexual assault decades after the alleged assaults. (AP Photo, File)

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In addition to announcing proactive legal status for 4 million illegal immigrants, President Obama in November also ordered immigration agents not to bother deporting most of the rest of the illegal immigrant population and to focus only on serious criminals. (Associated Press)

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In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a speech in a public gathering in the city of Mashhad, northeastern Iran, Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

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Maryland's Jonathan Graham, back right, celebrates with teammates after an NCAA tournament college basketball game against Valparaiso in the Round of 64, Friday, March 20, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. Maryland won 65-62. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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FBI agents meet outside a portable command post in Port Gibson, Miss., as they continue their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the hanging death of Otis Byrd, an ex-convict reported missing by his family more than two weeks ago, Friday, March 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)