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Obama’s push for Pacific trade pact nears finish in Congress

The bid to boost economic ties with Asia is poised for a win as a six-week congressional battle comes to an end.

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U.S. airs deep concerns over cyber security in China meetings

The world's two biggest economies are holding annual talks aimed at maintaining working relations in spite of rising tensions.

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Battle over Confederate flag unfurls across America

U.S. retailers joined lawmakers in distancing themselves from the banner, a week after the massacre of nine black church members, and criticism over the emblem long associated with slavery.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, June 24

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

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Confusion surrounds Takata air bag recall

Safety regulators say the estimated number of vehicles affected by the recall will likely be revised because cars with two front air bags were double-counted.

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Supreme court to next issue rulings on Thursday, Friday

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday did not issue rulings in its two most closely watched cases: gay marriage and a challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law

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Fastest rising rents in U.S.? Answer might surprise you

Rents are climbing across much of the United States but the biggest gains aren't coming from New York or San Francisco.

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Pacific trade pact returns to Senate for second test

President Barack Obama's signature trade pact faces another test on Tuesday as legislation needed to close the deal returns for a second run through the chamber.

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South Carolina governor calls for removal of Confederate flag

Lawmakers are facing growing calls to take down the rebel flag at the state capitol grounds, a week after a white gunman allegedly fatally shot nine black worshipers at a historic church.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, June 23

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

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In wake of church massacre, South Carolina urged to remove rebel flag

Religious and elected leaders are calling for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the state capitol grounds, after the deadly attack on the Emanuel A.M.E. Church.

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General Mills to drop artificial ingredients from cereals

Starting next year your Lucky Charms will be made with ingredients you can pronounce.

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Hawaii becomes first state to raise smoking age to 21

The law takes effect on Jan. 1, 2016, and will also ban the sale, purchase or use of electronic cigarettes for those under the age of 21.

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Pentagon: U.S. won’t let Russia ‘drag us back to the past’

In an address in Berlin on Monday, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter accused Moscow of trying to re-create a Soviet-era sphere of influence.

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Supreme Court to next issue rulings on Thursday

Of the seven cases left to decide, the biggest are a challenge to state laws banning same-sex marriage and a conservative challenge to subsidies provided under Obamacare.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, June 22

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

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Making headlines this week

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

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Latest species to be tracked in national parks: You

Scientists are putting tracking devices on a new species — people — as they try to learn more about how their movements affect ecosystems in national parks.

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Search for answers follows South Carolina church massacre

A young white man accused in the fatal shooting of nine black people at a historic African-American church is in custody as police search for answers and a nation mourns.

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Senate passes defense policy bill, veto threatened

The Senate authorized some $600 billion in defense spending for the 2016 fiscal year and starts reforms that could help curb costs over the long run.

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Watch the Rolling Stones play ‘Beast of Burden’ with Ed Sheeran

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The rockers brought the "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker onstage during their Kansas City show.

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‘Top Gun 2′ is coming and it includes drones

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Maverick is back for a new generation of high-flying fun.

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Hewitt plays last match at Wimbledon

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Hewitt has said he will retire from the sport after next year's Australian Open.

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No upsets on day 1 at Wimbledon

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The worlds' number 1 players Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic both advanced. So did Maria Sharapova and French Open champ Stan Wawrinka.

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LA Kings terminate Mike Richards’ contract for “breach”

Los Angeles Kings' Mike Richards (10), left, and Chicago Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews (19) battle for the puck.

The Los Angeles Kings have terminated Mike Richards' contract, claiming the forward committed a "material breach" of its terms.

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