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New era in ties begins as Cuba raises flag at embassy in US

The Cuban flag has been hoisted at the country's embassy in Washington. It's a symbolic move signaling the start of a new post-Cold War era in U.S.-Cuba relations.

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McCain: Trump owes apology to veterans, not to him

Sen. John McCain said Monday Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump doesn't need to apologize to him for remarks about his captivity in Vietnam, but should tell veterans and their families that he's sorry.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Senate passes revamp of ‘No Child Left Behind’

The U.S. Senate approved a bill that would give states more flexibility in setting their own standards for measuring student and school performance.

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Colorado movie massacre gunman found guilty of multiple murders

After a three month trial, James Holmes was found guilty of an attack on a midnight screening of a "Batman" movie that killed 12 and injured 70.

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Investigators seek motive behind Tennessee shooting rampage

Investigators on Friday sought to determine what led a 24-year-old gunman to open fire at two military offices in Chattanooga, Tennessee, killing four Marines in an attack officials said could be an act of domestic terrorism.

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Presidential election already fueled by $377 million

The first peek behind the fundraising curtain came this week and it showed mountains of cash for an election that is more than a year away.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, July 17

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

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4 Marines dead in Chattanooga shooting spree

A gunman opened fire at two military-related facilities in an attack local officials described as an act of terrorism.

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Amazon’s Prime Day draws big virtual crowd, frustrates some shoppers

Amazon's much-advertised sale drew a lot of online orders and a lot of ire from some shoppers.

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Foreclosures fall to 10-year low

Overall, 19 states, including California, Florida and Arizona saw foreclosure activity below or at the same level as 2006, before the economic crisis hit.

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Obama: Iran deal is only alternative to more Mideast war

President Barack Obama, seeking to sell the Iran nuclear deal to skeptical lawmakers and nervous allies, insisted the landmark agreement was the only alternative to a nuclear arms race.

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Former President George H.W. Bush fractures neck in fall at home

Bush, 91, who served as America's 41st president, was last hospitalized in Houston for a week in December 2014 after experiencing breathing difficulties.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, July 16

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

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NATO plans biggest exercise since 2002 to counter Islamic State

NATO and its allies will hold their biggest military exercise in more than a decade, deploying 36,000 personnel to counter the threat of Islamic State on the alliance's southern flank.

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Pluto phones home

It's official: NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has gotten humanity's first up-close look at Pluto.

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U.N. likely to vote on Iran nuclear deal next week

The U.S. circulated a draft resolution to the U.N. Security Council that would endorse the Iran nuclear deal and end sanctions but retain an arms embargo and ballistic missile technology ban.

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There’s 21.5M data breach victims that don’t know it yet

Two months after discovering that sensitive personal information on millions of Americans was compromised, none of those affected has been officially notified.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, July 15

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

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Lawmakers slam homeland security chief on immigration

The Obama administration has deported record numbers of illegal immigrants, angering Hispanic groups who have dubbed the President "deporter in chief," but some lawmakers say the federal government isn't doing enough.

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WATCH: Ohio State football players ‘dummy’ prank

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This Nike uniform "mannequin" did a better job bringing quarterback Cardale Jones to the ground than any Oregon player.

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Rob Zombie returns to haunt Chicago

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The rockers Great American Nightmare includes portions based on Zombie's movies.

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Orangutan is a big fan of this mom-to-be

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This pregnant woman's trip to the zoo was a one-of-a-kind experience.

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DJ Ashba quits Guns N’ Roses

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The guitarist has quit the legendary band after six years in the line-up.

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Dave Grohl credits Led Zeppelin for helping him heal leg

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The Foo Fighters frontman is regaining the strength in his broken leg with a rigorous physiotherapy routine.