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A Houston coalition failed on Friday to submit enough signatures to place a repeal measure for a transgender-rights ordinance on the ballot. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Afghan security forces members inspect the site of a suicide attack near a new Kabul Bank in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April, 18, 2015. A security official says that at least 22 people have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked a bank branch in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo)

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William "Bud" Walker, a Fairfax County police officer who worked as both the spokesman of the agency and a school resource officer, has resigned following his arrest on child pornography charges. (Fairfax County Police Department)

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Stevenson College in Santa Cruz, California, is apologizing for cultural insensitivity after a space alien-themed event paired with Mexican food was deemed racist. (Twitter/@carolyngolz)

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The U.S. Navy's Large Displacement Unmanned Underwater Vehicle - Innovative Naval Prototype. (Image: Office of Naval Research)

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has said he fears Sweden will extradite him to the United States, where he could face the death penalty if charged and convicted of leaking U.S. government secrets on WikiLeaks. (Associated Press)

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Lenore Skenazy, founder of the "free range" movement and author of "Free Range Kids," said the bevy of neglect cases filed against parents for what she considers lifestyle choices cements the need for better protection of parental rights, as well as open dialogue about child-rearing techniques. (www.freerangekids.com)

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The discredited Rolling Stone story about a rape at the University of Virginia's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house has done little to slow the push for tougher disciplinary measures to combat what activists call the "rape culture on campus." (Associated Press)

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Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has threatened to veto a bill proposed before the state legislature in Lincoln that would abolish the use of capital punishment in the Cornhusker State, which hasn't executed a prisoner since 1997. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks to the media before signing the bill H.R. 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (Associated Press)

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Animal rights activist and PETA spokeswoman Pamela Anderson joined Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Wednesday to feed inmates a meat-free lunch. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

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Mobs in the South African port city of Durban are chasing down immigrants with machetes and firearms. (Image: CNN screenshot)

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In a crowded GOP field, presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, stands out for his views on foreign policy and immigration, analysts say. (Associated Press)

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The Medicare bill that patched a 1997 law that was about to foist a 21 percent pay cut on doctors was the product of negotiations between the unlikely duo of House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat. (Associated Press)

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Lessons: Before the Central African Republic war, "Our kids could play and go to school together without differentiating who's a Muslim or Christian kid," a refugee said. (Associated Press)

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An American volunteer carries a South Vietnamese infant from a Saigon orphanage to the airport en route to the United States for adoption. More than 3,000 young Vietnamese children who were rescued during Operation Babylift in April 1975. (Associated Press)

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Flight for a future: A World Airways jet on April 3, 1975, was the first American airliner to carry refugees as part of Operation Babylift. The children were evacuated as Saigon fell to the North Vietnamese army. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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FILE photo — Jonathan Stacks, campaign manager for the Illinois Campaign for Responsible Sex Education, speaks to reporters during a news conference at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., Wednesday, May 2, 2007. Mr. Stacks released a report that examines sex-education curricula used in classrooms throughout the state. The report comes at a time when Congress and the Illinois General Assembly are debating approval of new state and federal tax dollars for abstinence-only programs. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Illustration on Obama's killing of Americans without due process by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Rep. Bill Huizenga, Republican of Michigan, snapped this photo of the gyrocopter on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol.