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Man charged with murder of Virginia student Hannah Graham

A hospital worker has been charged with the murder of the 18-year-old student, whose disappearance drew national headlines.

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American woman held by Islamic State dead

Kayla Jean Mueller was the only known remaining U.S. hostage held by ISIS.

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U.S. to establish new cybersecurity agency

The Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) will help America "connect the dots."

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Feb. 10

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

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Pro-gay marriage signals seen in Supreme Court action

The move to allow gay marriage to proceed in Alabama is the strongest signal yet that the justices could rule that no state can restrict marriage.

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Obama readying request to use force against Islamic State

The White House will ask Congress by Wednesday for new authority to use force against Islamic State fighters.

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Last officer from Pearl Harbor battleship USS Arizona dies at 100

The last surviving officer of the ship that was bombed in the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, has died.

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Obama still weighing decision on arming Ukraine forces

The President is meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who opposes providing Ukraine with weapons to fight separatists.

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U.S. gas prices jump 13 cents a gallon

The average price of a gallon of gas jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.20.

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Schools turn to new programs to warn of drug risks

The programs focus on the science of addiction instead of scare tactics widely used in the "Just Say No" campaign of the 80s.

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What’s happens if Homeland Security shuts down?

Spending for the Homeland Security Department hangs in the balance as Congress fights over immigration.

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New England, New York ready for another big storm

Snow is falling yet again, threatening to bring up to 2 feet to some areas.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Feb. 9

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

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Unusually large Republican 2016 field sparks ‘staff primary’

With more than a dozen Republicans thinking about running for president in 2016, it's a good time to be an experienced campaign hand.

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NBC’s Brian Williams taking himself off the air

The network is investigating misstatements related to his experience reporting on the Iraq war in 2003.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Islamic State says female U.S. hostage killed in Syria

ISIS claims a woman it was holding was killed when Jordanian fighter jets hit a building where she was being held.

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Other things #BrianWilliamsMisremembers

"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams has misremembered his time covering the Iraq War in 2003 and the Internet won't let him forget it.

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Lawmakers want tougher vaccine exemptions amid measles outbreak

Several states could make it harder for parents to legally opt out of vaccinating their children.

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U.S. probes massive data breach at Anthem insurance

A massive cyberattack on the No. 2 health insurer is being examined for possible ties to China.

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Northampton Gets Tougher on Snow Removal

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The city council has given initial approval to an updated snow removal ordinance which makes failure to clear sidewalks a civil offense, punishable by a new fine structure.

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MGM-Springfield to Break Ground March 24

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MGM has been soliciting contractors interested in working on the 800-million-dollar casino project.

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Demand Skyrockets For Holyoke Charter School

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The annual lottery for admission into the Holyoke Community Charter School drew 632 families this year.

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Great Horned Owl Inspires Pet Warning in Northampton

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City Councilor Paul Spector is warning residents about a great horned owl that has taken up residence near Massasoit Street.

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Armed Standoff In Easthampton

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A Thursday afternoon armed standoff in Easthampton has ended peacefully.