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U.S. births up after years of decline

Preliminary figures show there were about 53,000 more babies born in 2014 than the year before.

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Oh no! We might not have enough Turkeys for Thanksgiving

The U.S.D.A.'s turkey report shows a significant decline in the number of young turkeys, suggesting supplies of fresh whole birds may tighten this Turkey Day.

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House buys time on trade bill until July 30

Lawmakers extended a deadline for a second vote on legislation central to President Barack Obama's Pacific Rim trade pact, giving supporters time to obtain more backing for it.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, June 17

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

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FDA cracking down on trans fats

Calling them a threat to public health, the FDA hopes the move will prevent thousands of fatal heart attacks every year.

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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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Nicolas Cage almost played ‘Superman’

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And there's video to prove it!

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Tears flow as Grateful Dead say farewell in Chicago

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The four surviving members of the band ended their 50-year-run this weekend.

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Dave Grohl gets a giant throne for first gig back after breaking leg

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The Foo Fighters frontman returned to the stage in epic style.

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Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are officially married

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The "That '70s Show" stars are officially Mr. and Mrs. after a top-secret weekend wedding.