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4 Marines dead in Chattanooga shooting spree

A gunman opened fire at two military-related facilities in an attack local officials described as an act of terrorism.

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Amazon’s Prime Day draws big virtual crowd, frustrates some shoppers

Amazon's much-advertised sale drew a lot of online orders and a lot of ire from some shoppers.

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Foreclosures fall to 10-year low

Overall, 19 states, including California, Florida and Arizona saw foreclosure activity below or at the same level as 2006, before the economic crisis hit.

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Obama: Iran deal is only alternative to more Mideast war

President Barack Obama, seeking to sell the Iran nuclear deal to skeptical lawmakers and nervous allies, insisted the landmark agreement was the only alternative to a nuclear arms race.

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Former President George H.W. Bush fractures neck in fall at home

Bush, 91, who served as America's 41st president, was last hospitalized in Houston for a week in December 2014 after experiencing breathing difficulties.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, July 16

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

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NATO plans biggest exercise since 2002 to counter Islamic State

NATO and its allies will hold their biggest military exercise in more than a decade, deploying 36,000 personnel to counter the threat of Islamic State on the alliance's southern flank.

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Pluto phones home

It's official: NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has gotten humanity's first up-close look at Pluto.

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U.N. likely to vote on Iran nuclear deal next week

The U.S. circulated a draft resolution to the U.N. Security Council that would endorse the Iran nuclear deal and end sanctions but retain an arms embargo and ballistic missile technology ban.

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There’s 21.5M data breach victims that don’t know it yet

Two months after discovering that sensitive personal information on millions of Americans was compromised, none of those affected has been officially notified.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, July 15

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

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Lawmakers slam homeland security chief on immigration

The Obama administration has deported record numbers of illegal immigrants, angering Hispanic groups who have dubbed the President "deporter in chief," but some lawmakers say the federal government isn't doing enough.

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Retail sales fall as consumers stay cautious

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in June as households cut back on purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods, which could raise concerns the economy was slowing again.

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Boy Scouts committee approves allowing gay adults as leaders

The change is a major step toward dismantling a policy that has caused deep rifts in the 105-year-old organization.

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Iran deal reached, Obama hails step toward ‘more hopeful world’

Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of negotiations with an agreement that could transform the Middle East.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, July 14

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

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Gas prices down to average $2.83 a gallon

Prices at the pump range from a low of $2.42 per gallon to nearly $4 in California.

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Talkin’ Appalachian

Scholars around Appalachia are seeking to change outdated ideas about speech and identity in the mountainous region.

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Everybody into the pool! Why is the 2016 GOP field so big?

With the Republican presidential field soon to hit 17, one question remains in this summer BEFORE the election year: Why are so many Republicans running for president?

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Iran nuclear deal edges closer but talks may go on

Iran and six world powers are close to a deal to give Tehran sanctions relief in exchange for limits on its nuclear program, but officials said talks could run past their latest midnight deadline.

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‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

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Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

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The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

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Original AC/DC frontman to write tell-all

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Dave Evans, who was eventually replaced by Bon Scott, is planning a book about his time in the music business.

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‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen

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Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.

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After death of 9-year-old, no more bat boys and girls

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The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat.