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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, July 22

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

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Poll: Majority of Americans favor diplomatic ties with Cuba

Nearly three-fourths of Americans think the U.S. should have diplomatic ties with Cuba.

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U.S. parents spend more, worry less about college

A new study shows the average amount spent on college education jumped for the first time in five years, thanks to greater outlays from high-income families and parental readiness to spend more.

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Chickens going round-the-world to evade bird flu

Breeding chickens that are the valuable genetic source for egg-laying hens have gone into hiding as the outbreak of bird flu in poultry has developed into the worst animal-health emergency in U.S. history.

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U.S. ‘disturbed’ by Iranian leader’s criticism after deal

Officials say they are disturbed by anti-U.S. hostility voiced by Iran's top leader after a nuclear deal, as both countries sought to calm opposition to the accord from hardliners at home.

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McCain urges Trump to apologize to U.S. military families

The backlash is growing over Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for saying prisoners of war are not heroes.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, July 21

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

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New era in ties begins as Cuba raises flag at embassy in US

The Cuban flag has been hoisted at the country's embassy in Washington. It's a symbolic move signaling the start of a new post-Cold War era in U.S.-Cuba relations.

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McCain: Trump owes apology to veterans, not to him

Sen. John McCain said Monday Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump doesn't need to apologize to him for remarks about his captivity in Vietnam, but should tell veterans and their families that he's sorry.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Senate passes revamp of ‘No Child Left Behind’

The U.S. Senate approved a bill that would give states more flexibility in setting their own standards for measuring student and school performance.

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Colorado movie massacre gunman found guilty of multiple murders

After a three month trial, James Holmes was found guilty of an attack on a midnight screening of a "Batman" movie that killed 12 and injured 70.

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Investigators seek motive behind Tennessee shooting rampage

Investigators on Friday sought to determine what led a 24-year-old gunman to open fire at two military offices in Chattanooga, Tennessee, killing four Marines in an attack officials said could be an act of domestic terrorism.

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Presidential election already fueled by $377 million

The first peek behind the fundraising curtain came this week and it showed mountains of cash for an election that is more than a year away.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, July 17

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

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4 Marines dead in Chattanooga shooting spree

A gunman opened fire at two military-related facilities in an attack local officials described as an act of terrorism.

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Amazon’s Prime Day draws big virtual crowd, frustrates some shoppers

Amazon's much-advertised sale drew a lot of online orders and a lot of ire from some shoppers.

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Foreclosures fall to 10-year low

Overall, 19 states, including California, Florida and Arizona saw foreclosure activity below or at the same level as 2006, before the economic crisis hit.

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Obama: Iran deal is only alternative to more Mideast war

President Barack Obama, seeking to sell the Iran nuclear deal to skeptical lawmakers and nervous allies, insisted the landmark agreement was the only alternative to a nuclear arms race.

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Former President George H.W. Bush fractures neck in fall at home

Bush, 91, who served as America's 41st president, was last hospitalized in Houston for a week in December 2014 after experiencing breathing difficulties.

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Maine Environmental Groups Praise Federal Power Plant Rules

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Environmental advocates in Maine are praising President Barack Obama's plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants even though the state's power plants likely won't see many big changes under the new rules.

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Hypothermia, Drowning to Blame for Down East Maine Deaths

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The Maine medical examiner's office says a Pennsylvania couple found floating in Chandler Bay over the weekend succumbed to hypothermia and drowning.

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Police: Thieves Steal $15K from an American Legion Post

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Members of a Maine American Legion post say $15,000 was stolen from a safe when thieves broke into the building over the weekend.

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24-Year-Old Dies in New Sharon, Maine, Motorcycle Crash

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Maine police say a 24-year-old Windham man died when his motorcycle sped off Route 27 into a field in New Sharon.

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Motorcycle Crashes Into Utility Pole in Maine, Killing Rider

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Authorities in Maine say a motorcycle has crashed into a pole, killing its driver.

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