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U.S. probing Islamic State claims it was behind Texas cartoon attack

The White House says it is too early to tell if the two gunmen killed in Garland were tied to an organized terror organization.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 6

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

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Prince announces ‘Rally 4 Peace’ concert Sunday in Baltimore

The pop icon says he hopes the event is meant to be "a catalyst for pause and reflection" after the recent protests and riots.

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Senators seek VA probe to see if mishandled claims systemic

A bipartisan group of senators is seeking a wide-scale independent review of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Obama expected to push for Gulf missile defense

The President is expected to make a renewed push to help Gulf allies create a region-wide defense system to guard against Iranian missiles.

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U.S. aims to make Iran nuclear deal immune to Russian, Chinese veto

Washington wants to be certain that any nuclear deal between Iran and major powers includes the possibility of restoring U.N. sanctions if Tehran breaks the agreement.

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Macy’s test stores to offer deals at ‘Backstage’ prices

The retailer will open the first of four "discount" stores this fall in NYC.

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Huckabee enters the race, Hillary calls for path to citizenship

Republican Mike Huckabee entered the race for his party's 2016 presidential nomination on Tuesday, while Democrat Hillary Clinton supported a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

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Elder Boston bomber was cruel, controlling

Defense lawyers continue to make their case that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be sentenced to life in prison rather than death.

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Senate slated to vote on GOP budget compromise

The Senate is poised to approve a compromise Republican budget that makes deep cuts in spending while boosting Pentagon accounts by an additional $38 billion next year.

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ISIS claims responsibility for Texas Mohammad cartoon attack

Federal agents for years monitored one of the two gunmen who were shot dead after opening fire with assault rifles at a heavily guarded Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 5

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

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Marine general expected to be named top military official

President Barack Obama will nominate Marine General Joseph Dunford as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in a widely expected pick likely to win swift Senate confirmation.

Local police and FBI investigators collect evidence and survey the scene where two gunmen were shot dead, after their bodies were removed in Garland, Texas May 4, 2015.

Police raid home of gunman in Mohammad cartoon attack

Police and FBI searched the apartment of a gunman who allegedly opened fire outside a Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.

Potential Republican presidential candidate former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina speaks at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition's forum in Waukee, Iowa, April 25, 2015.

Former CEO Carly Fiorina enters White House race

Former Hewlett-Packard Co Chief Executive Carly Fiorina is running for president, becoming the only woman in the pack of Republican candidates for the White House in 2016.

The U33, a Germany 212 class submarine prepares for Operation Dynamic Mongoose near Bergen on Norway’s western coast, May 3, 2015.

NATO starts anti-submarine exercise as tensions with Russia rise

More than a dozen vessels from 11 countries are participating in the "Dynamic Mongoose" exercise in the North Sea.

Police officers block an intersection near the Curtis Culwell Center after a shooting outside the Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest, sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative which was being held at the facility in Garland, Texas May 3, 2015.

Two gunmen killed at Texas exhibit of Prophet Mohammad cartoons

Texas police shot dead two gunmen who opened fire on Sunday outside an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Baltimore officers charged in death of Freddie Gray

Six police officers face criminal charges, including second-degree murder and manslaughter, in the death of a black man who was arrested and suffered fatal injuries.

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Police departments across U.S. getting $20 million for body cameras

The grants represent the first portion to be approved by Congress of a $75 million, three-year body camera funding program requested in December by President Barack Obama.

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