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A Texas state trooper stands guard at a parking lot near the Curtis Culwell Center where a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad was held Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Garland, Texas. The contest was put on lockdown Sunday night and attendees were being evacuated after authorities reported a shooting outside the building. (AP Photo/LM Otero)The gunmen were killed after firing on a security officer outside the provocative contest.


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What do we owe our canine veterans? And what can we afford to give them?


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File- This March 8, 2014, file photo shows Dr. Ben Carson, professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference annual meeting in National Harbor, Md. Carson, a retired neurosurgeon turned conservative political star, has confirmed that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Carson announced his candidacy during an interview aired Sunday, May 3, 2015, by Ohio's WKRC television station (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon turned conservative star, has confirmed that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.


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