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A Department of Homeland Security report said federal immigration officials could have done more to deport Jean Jacques, a Haitian national convicted of killing a Connecticut woman after prison release. (NorwichBulletin.com via Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says transgenders are being hurt by an outdated approach that distracts commanders. (Associated Press)

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A U.S. Marine tests DARPA's Legged Squad Support System. (Facebook, DARPA, U.S. Marine Corps)

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Kerry Kennedy

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The health care blueprint released by Speaker Paul D. Ryan and others would end the heavy mandates and government-run exchanges of Obamacare. (Associated Press)

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Illustration on Mexican meth and violent crime in Texas by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Delegations from countries in the Middle East attending the Free Iran Rally in Paris. (PHOTO: TME)

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"The Republican-led Congress has stepped in to do what we can by enacting legislation that will expand prevention efforts, help law enforcement fight these illegal substances, and expand treatment options for those seeking help," said Sen. John Thune, South Dakota Republican. (Associated Press)

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Texas' "10 Most Wanted" list. (The Texas Department of Public Safety)

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Texas law enforcement officials are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Israel Aguirre. Mr. Aguirre is listed as "white" on the Texas Department of Public Safety's "10 Most Wanted" list. (Texas Department of Public Safety)

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Ebony magazine Senior Editor Jamilah Lemieux said she disagrees with President Obama's characterization of the Dallas cop killings as a "hate crime," because the shooter was targeting white people, or "the majority group," which have historically been abusive to blacks. (CNN via Breitbart)

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An artist's rendition of the Bell V-280 Valor. (Bell Helicopter)

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El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen is defending comments he made last week calling the Black Lives Matter movement a "radical hate group," saying the rhetoric of the movement is "directly and indirectly" influencing violence across the country and runs contrary to what Martin Luther King, Jr. stood for. KVIA)

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In this May 2, 2015, file photo, Charles Barkley joins the crowd before the start of the world welterweight championship bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr., and Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas. Barkley told ESPN radio on July 12, 2016, that black people have “got to do better” in response to last week’s shootings of black men by police and a sniper attack that left five officers dead in Dallas.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)

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Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wait for the start of a rally in Westfield, Ind., Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Trump is wildly unpopular among young adults, in particular young people of color, and nearly two-thirds of Americans between the ages of 18 and 30 believe the presumptive Republican nominee is racist. That’s the finding of a new GenForward poll that also found just 19 percent of young people have a favorable opinion of Trump compared to the three-quarters of young adults who hold a dim view of the New York billionaire. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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A minority element of the Republican Party has vowed to fight Donald Trump's nomination at the convention. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speech at an interfaith memorial service for the fallen police officers and members of the Dallas community was well received by law enforcement leaders. (Associated Press)

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Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi, Wyoming Republican, hopes to put an end to the last-minute deadline showdowns that have plagued Capitol Hill by forcing the Senate to debate spending bills soon after the annual budget is finished. (Associated Press)

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Illustration on transgender mental health in the military by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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We're protesting against you ... (Illustration by Dana Summers of the Tribune Media Services)