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Poll: Many Americans approve Iran deal

The U.S. is aiming to finalize a deal by June 30 that puts limits on Iranian programs that could be used to make nuclear arms.

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Fast-track trade bill faces key test in Congress

The Pacific trade agreement faces its first test in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday in a knife-edge vote that may hold the key to President Barack Obama's diplomatic pivot to Asia.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 12

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

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Boston bomber: ‘No one’ should suffer as his victims

Closing arguments are set for Wednesday. Jurors will then decide whether to sentence convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or to life in prison.

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King’s absence from U.S. summit shows Saudi displeasure over Iran push

Analysts and diplomats in the Middle East described King Salman's decision to skip a meeting at Camp David this week as a snub, despite denials from U.S. officials and Saudi insiders.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, May 11

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

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Making headlines this week

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

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Unemployment at 7-year low

There were 223,000 jobs created last month, as unemployment fell to its lowest point since 2008.

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Poll: Republicans open to softer immigration policy

Americans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates preached in the past.

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Obama marks 70th anniversary of Nazi Germany’s defeat

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the victory by Allied forces over Nazi Germany in 1945.

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U.S. military training Syria fighters to combat ISIS

The U.S. military has started training Syrian fighters to combat Islamic State militants, officials said, adding the program had begun in Jordan and would soon launch in Turkey.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 8

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

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U.S. appeals court: NSA phone record collection ‘excessive’

The bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the government exceeds what Congress has allowed.

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Campaign seeks to help consumers pick safe blinds, shades

Trying to figure out which window blinds or shades are safe to buy for homes with young children?

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Senate to hold test vote on Iran nuclear bill

The vote, scheduled for Thursday, comes after months of wrangling over the legislation while the U.S. and five other nations engage in talks with Tehran.

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States watching Medicaid standoff between Florida, Obama

The standoff has implications for eight other states.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, May 7

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

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Boston bomber volunteered as family fell apart, jurors told

Lawyers seeking to spare convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty called witnesses who described his volunteer work, his adoration of his older brother, and his father's mental illness in the years before the attack.

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The "Atonement" star has reportedly welcomed her first child.

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The Foo Fighters frontman has vowed to dedicate a song to the "Shake It Off" hitmaker at every tour stop.

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The "Since U Been Gone" singer is the latest celebrity to endorse making pot lawful in America.