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VA Secretary apologizes for misstating military service

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said he had served in the special forces when he had not.

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Justice Dept. asks for stay to allow immigration action

The Justice Department argued that halting action on immigration from taking effect threatens national security.

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The world’s diet is getting worse

We're eating more processed foods high in sugar, fat, and starch than ever before.

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Obama warns security funding lapse would hurt economy

A partial shutdown would mean more than 100,000 border patrol, port inspection, and airport security agents would be left without paychecks.

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Poll: Most back Obama plan to raise investment taxes

Americans say the rich aren't taxed enough and the middle class is taxed too much.

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Homeland Security chief: Budget impasse could harm states

Lawmakers have until the end of the week to approve the budget and avoid shutting down the department.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Feb. 23

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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New Defense Secretary hosts gathering on Islamic State strategy

Ash Carter is gathering top U.S. military commanders and diplomats for talks in Kuwait.

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Homeland Security says not aware of any credible threat against malls

Homeland Security backed away from comments by the department's chief that he takes seriously a threat by Islamist militants against the Mall of America.

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Making headlines this week

A look back on some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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‘Frozen’ Niagara Falls drawing tourists to winter spectacle

Winter's deep freeze has transformed Niagara Falls into an icy spectacle.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Feb. 20

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Obama rejects as ‘ugly lie’ that West is at war with Islam

President Barack Obama urged countries to tackle violent Islamist militancy around the world.

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Jobless claims fall as labor market gains momentum

The economy has added more than a million jobs over the past three months.

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Accused bomber’s lawyers say he can’t get fair trial in Boston

Jury selection, which began early last month, has already identified 61 people who could serve.

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Poll: Americans favor raising minimum wage, requiring sick leave

Sixty percent or more of those surveyed support the proposals.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Feb. 19

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about Thursday.

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Obama: Countering violent extremism depends on Muslim support

Critics have accused the White House of shying away from tying extremism to the religion of Islam following shootings by Islamic militants in Paris and Copenhagen.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Feb. 18

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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What color is this dress?

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The "great dress debate" has been dividing the Internet. Are you team #WhiteandGold or team #BlueandBlack?

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PHOTOS: Leonard Nimoy through the years

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Although he capped his "Star Trek" run with a notable career as both an actor and director, in the public's mind he will always be Spock.

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‘Star Trek’ star Leonard Nimoy dead at 83

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The world famous Mr. Spock has passed away.