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Automakers recalled 51 million cars last year

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says there were 868 separate recalls issued last year.

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Kerry believes 2016 will see Islamic State ‘seriously dented’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he believed Islamic State's military capabilities in Iran and Syria would be seriously weakened by the end of 2016.

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There were a lot of guns confiscated at American airports last year

Security officials intercepted a record 2,653 firearms - 83 percent of them loaded - from carry-on bags at airport security checkpoints last year.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Jan. 22

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

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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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13 hours ago in Local

Two People Suffer Burns in Oakland Mobile Home Fire

GENERIC FIRE LARGE

Two residents suffered burns in Oakland mobile home fire after an early-morning fire Saturday destroyed their mobile home on Webb Road in Oakland and left a dog and five cats unaccounted for.

2 days ago in Local

Police are Looking for Man Who Fled After High-Speed Chase

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Police are looking for a man who fled on foot after his car crashed in Manchester after a high-speed police chase.

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More Than 84,000 Mainers Sign Up for Health Coverage

GENERIC HEALTHCARE LARGE

The U.S. Department of health and Human Services says more than 84,000 Mainers signed up for health insurance for this year under the Affordable Care Act.

2 days ago in Local

Maine Property Owners Could Foot Bill for School Funding Gap

GENERIC SCHOOL

Property owners in Maine could end up footing the bill for an estimated $20 million gap in school funding next year.

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WATCH: Leaked Super Bowl 50 commercials

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A 30-second commercial spot on Super Sunday can cost up to $5 million. Which Super Sunday ad was your favorite?

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