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Nuclear deal could sharpen political tensions in Iran

Iran, the U.S., Russia, China, France, Britain, and Germany are trying to end a more than 12-year standoff over Tehran's nuclear program.

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Captured! NY prison escapees shot, captured

David Sweat, one of two inmates who escaped from prison three weeks ago, was shot by police near the Canadian border and taken into custody alive, two days after his accomplice was killed.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, June, 29

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

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Escaped NY prisoner Richard Matt fatally shot by police, David Sweat still on run

Richard Matt, one of two prisoners who broke out of a maximum security prison in New York three weeks ago, was fatally shot and the second escapee was still on the run.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Supreme Court extends same-sex marriage nationwide

The court ruled 5-4 that the Constitution guarantees due process and equal protection under the law meaning that states cannot ban same-sex marriages. With the ruling, gay marriage will become legal in all 50 states.

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Mitsubishi, Subaru, Acura issue recalls

More than 500,000 vehicles have been recalled nationwide.

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Boston bomber moved to ‘supermax’ prison

Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was moved to a Colorado prison after being formally sentenced to death.

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China top suspect in U.S. government hacks

U.S. intelligence officials say China is the top suspect in the massive hacking of a government agency that compromised the personnel records of millions of Americans.

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Obamacare ruling puts Supreme Court on hot seat in presidential race

Infuriated by a ruling that kept President Barack Obama’s healthcare program intact, conservative activists and Republican candidates vowed to make the role of the high court a central issue in 2016.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, June 26

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

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Supreme Court upholds key Obamacare insurance subsidies

The court ruled 6-3 to uphold the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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Congress victory moves Obama’s Pacific trade pact forward

Legislation vital to securing the largest U.S. trade deal in decades was passed, advancing President Barack Obama's efforts to strengthen economic ties around the Pacific Rim.

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In policy shift, U.S. won’t prosecute families for paying ransom

The changes are aimed at becoming more sensitive to the needs of families of hostages held abroad.

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Democrats vow action if Supreme Court rejects parts of Obamacare

The high court is expected to rule by the end of June in a case challenging tax subsidies that help millions of Americans afford health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, June 25

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

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Boston bomber apologizes to victims as he’s formally sentenced to die

Parents of the dead and some of the scores wounded in the Boston Marathon attack confronted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, calling him "cowardly" at a hearing where he was formally sentenced to death.

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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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Bet you didn’t know: Fun facts about the Fourth

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Even the most patriotic among us can learn something from these little-known facts about Independence Day.

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Stronger economy, cheap gas means more people on the road

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More than 40 million Americans are expected to hit the road for the long holiday weekend.

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5 ways to save money on your summer road trip

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While a domestic road trip might appear like an affordable alternative to traveling abroad, costs can easily spiral out of control.

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Campaign highlights stress of fireworks on combat veterans

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For hundreds of thousands of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, symptoms can be worsened by the cracks and thunder of celebratory fireworks.

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Are airlines colluding to keep fares high?

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The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether airlines worked together illegally to keep airfares high by signaling plans to limit flights.