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A U.S. veteran with post-traumatic stress sits in a segregated holding pen at the Cook County Jail on June 26, 2014, after he was arrested on a narcotics charge in Chicago. The Chicago complex, with more than 10,600 inmates, is one of the country's largest single-site jails. From big cities to rural counties, the nation’s 3,300 local jails have turned into treatment centers of last resort for people with serious mental illnesses, most arrested for nonviolent crimes. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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Sen. Orrin Hatch, Utah Republican, is hoping the Supreme Court will rule against the Obama administration in the case over exchanges and subsidies, but the administration is using Mr. Hatch's own words to defend the law, citing an op-ed he wrote about the Affordable Care Act five years ago. (Associated Press)

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Michael Waithe, right, is congratulated by his attorney, Matthew Smalls, after being exonerated in New York on Thursday, Jan. 29. A state Supreme Court judge granted a prosecutor's motion to vacate Waithe's 1987 burglary conviction. Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson says in a statement Waithe came to the U.S. seeking a better life but was instead framed for a crime he didn't commit. (Associated Press)

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At the 2014 Super Bowl, legions of law enforcement personnel, hospitality workers, high school students and airport employees were trained to watch for signs of human trafficking before the game. Members of Congress are introducing more bills to curtail the "modern-day slavery." (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Former Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan killed 13 people in a 2009 shooting spree at a Texas Army base. He is on military death row. (AP Photo/Bell County Sheriff's Department, File) ** FILE **

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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has boosted friends' salaries as her state faces billions of dollars in debt, according to a nonprofit research group. (Associated Press)

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Retired commander of the U.S. Central Command, Gen. James Mattis, speaks before Congress. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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A woman holds a sign that reads in Spanish "I am Nisman" and "Justice!" near the funeral home where a wake is held for prosecutor Alberto Nisman in Buenos Aires. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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Seif Gadhafi, the son of the longtime Libyan dictator, was captured by the Zintan tribe and remains in solitary confinement in a Zintan prison cell. (Associated Press photographs)

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Echoes of the past: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recalled the Rwanda genocide in making her case for U.S. intervention in Libya. (Associated Press Photographs)

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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh III testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, before the Senate Armed Services Committee. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf) ** FILE **

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Challenged by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch defends President Barack Obama's decision to shelter millions of immigrants from deportation though they live in the country illegally but she said they have no right to citizenship under the law, as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 during her confirmation hearing before the committee. Lynch made her remarks in the opening moments of a hearing into her appointment as the nation's first black female attorney general. It is the first confirmation proceeding since Republicans took control of the Senate this month. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch is escorted by her security detail on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, as the Senate Judiciary Committee takes a break during her confirmation hearing. She is now the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. If confirmed, Lynch would replace Attorney General Eric Holder, who announced his resignation in September after leading the Justice Department for six years. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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PHOENIX, AZ -Architect Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West, shown March 20, 2001, in Scottsdale, Ariz., is a must see when visiting the Phoenix area. Phoenix offers a variety of tourist amenities including hiking, golf and western history. (AP Photo/Jason Wise)

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Judge Monte Wilkins reads the charges to the jury during the trial of Corey Batey and Brandon Vandenburg on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 in Nashville, Tenn. Batey and Vandenburg, two former Vanderbilt football players, are each charged with five counts of aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated sexual battery. (AP Photo/The Tennessean, John Partipilo, Pool) ** FILE **

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Illustration on Argentine corruption and the death of Alberto Nisman by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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New York Knicks' Derek Fisher in action during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Defendant Brandon Vandenburg listens as his attorney Fletcher Long argues for acquittal during the his trial, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/The Tennessean, Larry McCormack) ** FILE **

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The administration asked the federal court late Monday to dismiss the House lawsuit against President Obama, saying he is faithfully carrying out his health law and the GOP lawmakers who filed the legal challenge have no right to sue. (Associated Press)

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Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier said that even before decriminalization took effect, police did not actively pursue many marijuana possession charges. "Officers for the last 20 years have avoided possession of marijuana arrests because they've not been prosecuted for many, many years," Chief Lanier said. (Associated Press) ** FILE **