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2 weeks ago

East Coast digging out

Officials reported at least 31 storm-related deaths, including traffic accidents and heart attacks while shoveling in Washington, D.C., Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia

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2 weeks ago

10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Jan. 25

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

Visitors at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington stop to photograph the quotes etched into the memorial's back wall while it snows in the Nation's Capital, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. The civil rights leader's birthday is celebrated as a federal holiday Monday. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

3 weeks ago

Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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3 weeks ago

Millions bracing for winter wallop

The National Weather Service describes the storm as "potentially crippling," with snowfall expected to exceed two feet in some areas.

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Automakers recalled 51 million cars last year

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says there were 868 separate recalls issued last year.

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Kerry believes 2016 will see Islamic State ‘seriously dented’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he believed Islamic State's military capabilities in Iran and Syria would be seriously weakened by the end of 2016.

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There were a lot of guns confiscated at American airports last year

Security officials intercepted a record 2,653 firearms - 83 percent of them loaded - from carry-on bags at airport security checkpoints last year.

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3 weeks ago

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Jan. 22

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

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3 weeks ago

Obama does victory lap for American auto industry

President Barack Obama, facing Republican criticism over the state of the economy, did a Detroit victory lap on Wednesday to showcase the auto companies his administration helped save, but the industry has not turned out the way he hoped in 2009.

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3 weeks ago

Much of U.S. prepping for major snowstorm

A blustery weekend storm is expected to slam the East Coast with up to 2 feet of snow.

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3 weeks ago

Senate Democrats block Syria refugee bill

U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday narrowly blocked legislation that would slow the entry of refugees from Syria and Iraq to the United States in a contentious vote cloaked in presidential election-year politics.

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3 weeks ago

U.S. immigration case could set limits on presidential power

The U.S. Supreme Court challenge to President Barack Obama's immigration policies could have an impact far beyond determining whether millions of undocumented immigrants can remain in the country.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Jan. 21

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

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U.S. congressional committee subpoenas ex-drug CEO Shkreli

A U.S. congressional committee has demanded that former drug executive Martin Shkreli appear at a hearing on drug prices.

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3 weeks ago

Palin’s endorsement fails to excite Trump rallygoers

When it comes to influencing the 2016 U.S. presidential race, Sarah Palin's star power is turning out to be dimmer than expected.

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Stocks plunge along with price of oil; Dow off 500 points

Wall Street moved deep into the red in volatile trading on Wednesday

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Colorado cinema killer James Holmes transferred to third prison

Colorado movie theater gunman James Holmes has been moved to a different prison for the third time.

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10 FOR TODAT: Wednesday, Jan. 20

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

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Gov’t report: Budget deficit to rise to $544B this year

A government report released Tuesday estimates that this year's budget deficit will rise to $544 billion.

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Twitter hit by sporadic outages in many parts of globe

Twitter said on Tuesday its social network was suffering ongoing outages.

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REVIEW: ‘How To Be Single’ feels the same while trying too hard to be different

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"How to Be Single" makes a valiant attempt to send up rom-com clichés but it borrows so much from other, better movies that you start to wonder if the film’s title should be "How to Commit Larceny."

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Wall Street tumbles

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Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried toward safer shores.

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‘Star Wars’ producers face charges in Harrison Ford’s on-set accident

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The "Indiana Jones" star broke his leg when the door of the Millennium Falcon fell on him during filming in 2014.

8 hours ago in Entertainment

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ headed for Broadway debut

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Harper Lee's classic novel is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin.

9 hours ago in National

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

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Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.