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Senate poised to breathe new life into trade agenda

The President's trade agenda, which focuses squarely on developing stronger ties with Asia, gets a shot at new life.

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Obama seeks to reassure Gulf allies on Iran, security at summit

Tension over U.S. policy toward Tehran, Syria and the Arab Spring uprisings will loom over the meetings.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, May 14

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

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Prosecutor calls Boston bomber ‘terrorist,’ urges death

The jury will determine whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserves to be sentenced to death or to life in prison for each of the 17 capital counts of which he was convicted.

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Fatal Amtrak train derailment in Philly a ‘disastrous mess’

Rescue workers sifted through twisted metal from the derailed train, as investigators sought clues to the cause of the deadly crash.

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Blame it on the bird flu: Eggs, meat prices soar

A serious outbreak of bird flu in the Midwest has claimed more than 26 million birds.

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Trade illustrates divide between Obama, Democrats

President Obama's push for a pan-Pacific trade pact, a key part of his strategic pivot to Asia, suffered a major blow when Dems blocked debate on the bill.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 13

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

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Camp David summit to show Obama Gulf’s generational shift

The new generation of Arab leaders appear more assertive than their fathers, want a range of alliances instead of dependence on Washington, and may be readier to say 'no' to their main ally.

gas

Gas prices still look low for summer even after spring surge

You can expect to pay far less for gas this summer than you have in at least six years!

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Kerry has ‘frank’ talks with Putin about Ukraine, Syria

U.S.-Russian relations are at their lowest ebb since the Cold War.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 as he addresses the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs.

NFL suspends Brady, hits Patriots hard for ‘DeflateGate’

The New England Patriots face a $1 million fine, the four-game suspension of their star quarterback, and the loss of draft picks.

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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.

jobs

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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