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Yemeni al Qaeda chief killed in U.S. bombing

Al Qaeda in Yemen said its leader was killed in a major blow against the global militant group's strongest branch.

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Poll: Most Americans want Congress to ensure Obamacare subsidies

The Supreme Court is expected to rule this month whether subsidies provided to states that rely on the federal government's HealthCare.gov insurance exchange are legal.

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Tropical Storm Bill heading toward Texas coast

The storm is expected to make landfall, bringing heavy rains and strong winds, just weeks after floods killed about 30 people in the state.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, June 16

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

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Gas prices rise 3 cents to $2.87 a gallon

U.S. gasoline prices have risen again but at a slower pace.

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Sex, lies, and debt potentially exposed by U.S. data hack

Hackers penetrated a database containing intimate and possibly damaging facts about millions of government and private sector employees.

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2 teens injured in separate shark attacks off Carolina coast

Two teens enjoying a day at the beach were badly mauled in separate shark attacks less than two hours apart on Sunday in coastal waters off North Carolina.

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Alleged accomplice in N.Y. prison break in court, as manhunt drags on

As the search drags into its 10th day, fresh details have emerged about the help a pair of escaped killers got from a prison employee to stage the daring jail break.

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The voice of opposition past, Justice Kennedy may save Obamacare now

Five years after its passage, the Affordable Care Act has become ingrained in American life even as it remains politically divisive.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, June 15

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

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of the week's top stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Can you pass this retirement quiz?

Do you know how one of Americans' most important retirement benefits works?

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Union: Hackers have personnel data on every federal employee

Some charge that the cyberattack on federal employee data is far worse than the Obama administration has acknowledged.

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‘Net neutrality’ starts today

The new rules ban Internet providers from blocking and slowing down access to websites and applications or striking deals with content companies for priority delivery of traffic.

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‘Fast-track’ trade bill derailed in House in blow to Obama

The House blocked legislation to "fast-track" trade deals through Congress as lawmakers defeated a related measure on aid to workers hurt by trade.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, June 12

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

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#DroughtShaming the latest way to scold water wasters

The latest conservation efforts include social media shame.

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N.Y. inmate escape: Female prison worker agreed to drive getaway car

The massive manhunt for two inmates who escaped a maximum security prison continues, as the pair set a record for the longest jailbreak in New York history.

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More troops heading to Iraq to help fight Islamic State

Up to 450 more U.S. troops will advise and assist fragile Iraqi forces being built up to try to retake territory lost to ISIS.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, June 11

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

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A documentary about the beloved comedian who died in 1997 opens in theaters next month.

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Albemarle Fireworks Permit Fee Skyrockets

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There's been a huge increase in the cost of a fireworks permit in Albemarle County, going from $75 to $600.