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A new report faults the Department of Health and Human Services and state child welfare offices for poor oversight of the children in their charge. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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A Florida feline is being dubbed "zombie cat" after it crawled out of its grave five days after being laid to rest. (Humane Society of Tampa Bay)

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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015, President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. The White House said Tuesday, Jan. 27, it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats. Obama made the proposal as part of his State of the Union address. It was part of Obama's plan to consolidate and simplify a sometimes confusing array of tax breaks for college students. (AP Photo/Mandel Ngan, Pool)

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Illustration on President Obama's fantasy State of the Union address by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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John Hope Bryant, right, founder/CEO of Operation HOPE, in 2003 with then-Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and 6th grade students taking part in the non-profit's financial literacy program. (APPhotos/Susan Walsh)

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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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Rep. Michael T. McCaul, the Texas Republican who wrote the border bill, said last summer's surge was part of what he was trying to combat in his new legislation. (Associated Press)

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Even Mitt Romney has moved to distance himself from his notorious "47 percent" remarks as he prepares for a third run at the White House, saying that the GOP needs to find ways to connect with middle class families that are struggling to make ends meet. (Associated Press)

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Even Mitt Romney has moved to distance himself from his notorious "47 percent" remarks as he prepares for a third run at the White House, saying that the GOP needs to find ways to connect with middle class families that are struggling to make ends meet. (Associated Press)

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This photo taken Jan. 21, 2014 shows Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., chair of the Senate Armed Services subcommittee on Personnel, discussing her proposed reforms for prosecuting sexual assaults in the military, during an interview with The Associated Press in her Capitol Hill office in Washington. An Associated Press investigation into the military’s handling of sexual assaults in Japan has found a pattern of random and inconsistent judgments in which most offenders are not incarcerated. Instead, commanders have ordered “nonjudicial punishments” that ranged from docked pay to a letter of reprimand. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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In this Jan. 21, 2014, photo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., chair of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, is interviewed by The Associated Press about her proposal to let military prosecutors rather than commanders make decisions on whether to prosecute sexual assaults in the military, in her Capitol Hill office in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Illustration on the illusory nature of the economic recovery for the middle class by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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National Edition News cover for January 25, 2015 - States setting up boards to review cop misconduct: Protesters confront a police officer as they try to block a intersection in downtown St. Louis Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in St. Louis. Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more state militia into Ferguson on Tuesday, after a night of protests and rioting over a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a case that has inflamed racial tensions in the U.S. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Live Action founder and president Lila Rose was one of the speakers at a daylong conference Friday where 2,000 young pro-life supporters were urged to stay visible, stay active and stay hopeful in their efforts to end abortion in America. (Image courtesy of Students for Life of America)

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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2014 file photo, the Rev. Russell Moore, left, director of the Southern Baptist’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, leads a discussion during the group's national conference in Nashville, Tenn. Rev. Moore is one of several white leaders calling for multiethnic congregations in the wake of the unrest spurred by the killings of black men by white police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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FILE - This June 29, 2011, photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Charles Warner. Warner was executed Jan. 15, 2015 for the 1997 killing of his roommate's 11-month-old daughter. The Supreme Court is stepping into the issue of lethal injection executions for the first time since 2008 in an appeal filed by death row inmates in Oklahoma. The justices agreed Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, to review whether the sedative midazolam can be used in executions because of concerns that it does not produce a deep, comalike unconsciousness and ensure that a prisoner does not experience intense and needless pain when other drugs are injected to kill him. The order came eight days after the court refused to halt the execution Warner that employed the same combination of drugs. The appeal was brought to the court by four Oklahoma inmates with execution dates ranging from January to March. The justices allowed Warner to be put to death and denied stays of execution for the other three. Friday's order does not formally call a halt to those scheduled procedures. But it is inconceivable that the court would allow them to proceed when the justices already have agreed to a full-blown review of the issue. (AP Photo/Oklahoma Department of Corrections, File)

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National Edition News cover for January 23, 2015 - Despite infighting, GOP delivers a bill for March for Life activists: Anti-abortion protesters march by the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, during the annual March for Life rally and march. Thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators are gathering in Washington for an annual march to protest the Supreme Court's landmark 1973 decision that declared a constitutional right to abortion. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Pro-life demonstrators turned out en masse at the Supreme Court on Thursday for the annual March for Life rally to protest the landmark 1973 decision that declared a constitutional right to abortion in the U.S. (Associated Press)

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National Edition Opinion cover for January 23, 2015 - Obama’s problem with income inequality (Illustration by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times)

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Immigration advocates say the GOP must keep Iowa Rep. Steve King's anti-amnesty policies at bay to win in 2016. (Associated Press)