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Obama does victory lap for American auto industry

President Barack Obama, facing Republican criticism over the state of the economy, did a Detroit victory lap on Wednesday to showcase the auto companies his administration helped save, but the industry has not turned out the way he hoped in 2009.

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Much of U.S. prepping for major snowstorm

A blustery weekend storm is expected to slam the East Coast with up to 2 feet of snow.

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Senate Democrats block Syria refugee bill

U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday narrowly blocked legislation that would slow the entry of refugees from Syria and Iraq to the United States in a contentious vote cloaked in presidential election-year politics.

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U.S. immigration case could set limits on presidential power

The U.S. Supreme Court challenge to President Barack Obama's immigration policies could have an impact far beyond determining whether millions of undocumented immigrants can remain in the country.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Jan. 21

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

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U.S. congressional committee subpoenas ex-drug CEO Shkreli

A U.S. congressional committee has demanded that former drug executive Martin Shkreli appear at a hearing on drug prices.

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Palin’s endorsement fails to excite Trump rallygoers

When it comes to influencing the 2016 U.S. presidential race, Sarah Palin's star power is turning out to be dimmer than expected.

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Stocks plunge along with price of oil; Dow off 500 points

Wall Street moved deep into the red in volatile trading on Wednesday

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Colorado cinema killer James Holmes transferred to third prison

Colorado movie theater gunman James Holmes has been moved to a different prison for the third time.

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10 FOR TODAT: Wednesday, Jan. 20

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

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Gov’t report: Budget deficit to rise to $544B this year

A government report released Tuesday estimates that this year's budget deficit will rise to $544 billion.

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Twitter hit by sporadic outages in many parts of globe

Twitter said on Tuesday its social network was suffering ongoing outages.

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Supreme Court sets election-year clash on immigration

Texas is leading 26 mainly Republican-dominated states in challenging the Democratic administration's immigration plan.

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Iran’s Khamenei welcomes sanctions lift, warns of U.S. ‘deceit’

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday welcomed the lifting of international sanctions against Iran, but warned that Tehran should remain wary of its old enemy the United States.

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Bipartisan bill revises healthier meal standards in schools

School nutrition directors and first lady Michelle Obama could be headed for a truce on healthier meal standards for the nation's schoolchildren.

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U.S. marks MLK holiday with speeches, service, Oscar boycott

President Barack Obama packed books for schoolchildren on Monday to commemorate slain civil rights leader the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., and King's daughter said his dream of equality had yet to be realized.

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British lawmakers debate banning Trump

British lawmakers on Monday debated a petition to ban U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from Britain over remarks on Muslims, but while describing his comments as "crazy" and "offensive," most said the ban would go against free speech.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Jan. 19

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

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Iraq searching for three U.S. citizens reportedly abducted

Security forces in Baghdad were hunting for three U.S. citizens who Iraqi lawmakers said on Monday had been kidnapped, which, if confirmed, would make them the first Americans abducted in the country since U.S. troops withdrew in 2011.

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Confederate flag’s removal turns King Day into celebration

Civic leaders, activists and others are celebrating, marching and paying tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday's 30th federal holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader.

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