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Boston marks somber anniversary of deadly marathon bombing

The city of Boston faces a somber day as it marks the second anniversary of the bombing attack on its marathon that killed three people and injured 264.

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Obama tells Congress he plans to remove Cuba from terrorism list

It will clear the main obstacle to restoring diplomatic relations and reopening embassies shut for more than half a century.

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Obama concedes Congress role on Iran deal

President Barack Obama conceded Congress has the power to review a nuclear deal, giving in to pressure from Republicans and some in his own party.

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Judge: Jurors in Tsarnaev trial can’t attend Boston Marathon

Jurors were warned to stay away from this year's marathon and any events related to the anniversary of the 2013 attack.

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Abraham Lincoln was assassinated 150 years ago today

On April 14, 1865, Lincoln became the first U.S. President to be assassinated.

A magnifying glass is held in front of a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin May 21, 2013.

Hackers keep trying new targets in search of easy data

A leading cybersecurity company says hackers are working harder, shifting their targets and using different techniques.

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Your rent is (probably) going up

The average U.S. rent has climbed 14 percent to $1,124 since 2010.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, April 14

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

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Obama, Iraq’s Abadi to discuss ISIS fight in White House meeting

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and President Barack Obama will discuss the fight against Islamic State at a meeting likely to be dominated by requests for U.S. arms and tension over Iran's role on the battlefield.

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And then there were four: Rubio enters race for president

The first-term senator - and third Republican candidate to officially declare - says he feels "uniquely qualified" to talk about the future.

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Employee fatally shot on N. Carolina college campus

Police are continuing to search for a "person of interest" in the case.

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Gas prices keep going lower

A regular gallon of gas dropped 5 cents in the past three weeks to $2.45 a gallon.

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Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 US adults now have health insurance

A new survey underscores a major health care change that's playing out across the country.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, April 13

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

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History made, U.S. and Cuba face bumpy road ahead

In the first meeting of its kind in nearly 60 years, U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro sat down together for over an hour.

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Deal or not, many U.S. states keep sanctions grip on Iran

By Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As the United States and Iran come closer to a historic nuclear deal, many…

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Break over, Congress faces fights over Medicare, Iran, Lynch

Congress return to work this week tangled up on lots of issues.

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It’s official: Clinton launches White House bid

Hillary Clinton cast herself as a champion for everyday Americans, kicking off her long-awaited second run for the White House.

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Making headlines this week

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

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