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The $9 billion man? Donald Trump announces White House bid

The real estate mogul and TV personality barged his way into the presidential race in a blitz of boasts, inflammatory comments, and attacks on both fellow Republicans and President Obama.

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Americans are becoming more charitable

A national organization that tracks the generosity of Americans says giving has surpassed pre-recession levels for the first time in seven years.

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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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This week’s top country tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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See what’s new on Netflix this month

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Are you over fireworks and cookouts? Stay inside and binge on these movies and shows that are now showing on Netflix.

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Mayweather, Pacquiao, Perry among the ‘best paid’ celebrities

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Musicians and athletes dominate the world's highest-paid celebs, according to the latest rankings.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.