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Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration J. Russell George said the agency needs to do more to protect tax data given to Obamacare exchanges. (Associated Press)

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Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell implored the nation's doctors Thursday to help the U.S. stem the threat of Ebola and keep health care workers safe against the deadly virus. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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Illegal Pete's, a Colorado-based quick-service eatery known for its oversize burritos, is opening a restaurant in Fort Collins. (Illegal Pete's via Facebook)

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Illustration on 28 professors protest of Harvard's sexual relations policy by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Ben & Jerry's is standing firmly in support of its "Hazed & Confused" ice cream, named after the 1969 Led Zeppelin hit, amid a wave of complaints from anti-hazing activists who say the name is insensitive. (BenJerry.com)

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Iver Robert Johnson III with his dog, Liam. Mr. Johnson sued the District arguing that, as an animal activist who regularly gives speeches saying that humans can't "own" animals, his First Amendment rights were infringed by D.C. law that prohibits the owner of an animal from denying their ownership. (U.S. District Court photo)

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Gavin Seim, a Washington state activist and former Republican congressional candidate, recently filmed himself flagging down a police officer driving an unmarked vehicle and demanding to see identification. (YouTube)

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John F. Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 10, 2014, before the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa hearing on Examining U.S. Reconstruction Efforts in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Paula McDaniel and Donna West pose with their American and rainbow flags on their front porch on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Casper, Wyo. West brought out the rainbow flag after hearing the news that Wyoming's ban on gay marriage has been struck down. Gay couples are expected to be able to marry in Wyoming beginning Tuesday morning, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo, Casper Star-Tribune, Dan Cepeda)

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Anthony Culler, the Republican nominee challenging Rep. James Clyburn in South Carolina, has written a lengthy Facebook post condemning same-sex marriage and labeling gay couples "gremlins" who seek to "destroy our way of life." (Facebook/Anthony Culler)

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Dutch police have been evicting immigrants who have been staying in the Netherlands after their applications for asylum have been rejected. The government has taken an increasingly hard line on immigration to try to allay public concerns about overcrowding. (Associated Press)

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Detained immigrant children line up in the cafeteria at the Karnes County Residential Center, a temporary home for immigrant women and children detained at the border, in Karnes City, Texas. (Associated Press)

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry answers questions during a news conference to discuss Texas’ Ebola prevention efforts, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Perry has joined calls for an air travel ban from countries hit the hardest by Ebola. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole announced his retirement Tuesday after leading the agency for more than four years. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Ted Cruz (right), Texas Republican, joined a group of local pastors in decrying the city's move to subpoena sermons and other communications related to a court battle over the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), also known as the "bathroom bill." (Associated Press Photographs)

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Illustration on the political abandonment of the failing Obama administration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, question top U.S. health officials about the Ebola outbreak, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Lawmakers are examining the government's response to contain the disease and whether America's hospitals and health care workers are adequately prepared for Ebola patients. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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FILE - In this May 22, 2011 file photo, author John Grisham speaks during the opening of the premier of the stage adaptation of "A Time To Kill" at Arena Stage theater in Washington. In an interview published Thursday Oct. 16, 2014 novelist John Grisham said that the United States is handing out unduly harsh prison sentences for child pornography offenses to men who probably just had too much to drink and "pushed the wrong buttons." (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, file) **FILE**

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Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy's first marriage to Joan Bennett, ended in divorce in 1982, with Time nmagazine reporting the marriage was annulled by the Vatican more than a decade later.

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Houston Mayor Annise Parker backed down Wednesday from the city's effort to force local pastors to turn over speeches and papers related to a hotly contested transgender rights ordinance. (Associated Press)