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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Feb. 13

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

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Senate approves Carter as new defense secretary

Carter will be Obama's fourth defense secretary, succeeding Chuck Hagel, who resigned last year.

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Senators introduce bill to lift Cuba embargo

The legislation seeks to repeal decades-old provisions that prevent Americans from doing business with Cuba.

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Someone is $564 million richer this morning

The jackpot, which reached the half-billion dollar mark after rolling over for nearly three months, was the third-largest in the game's history.

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Obama expected to veto Keystone XL bill

The Republican-led Congress gave final passage the long-pending Keystone XL pipeline.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Feb. 12

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

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Experts warn this could be the year of the ‘healthcare hack’

Cybercriminals are increasingly attracted to troves of personal information held by insurers.

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Obama asks Congress to authorize war on Islamic State

Republicans, who control Congress and say Obama's foreign policy is too passive, want stronger measures.

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Anthem offers free identity-theft protection after breach

The insurance company said millions of customers can sign up for free credit monitoring and identity-theft protection services this week.

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‘American Sniper’ murder trial opens in Texas

Lawyers for an Iraqi war veteran will argue he was insane when he fatally shot Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who inspired the hit movie "American Sniper."

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FDA calls measles outbreak ‘alarming’

The U.S. is battling a resurgence of the disease, driven by fears among some parents of an association between vaccines and autism.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Feb. 11

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

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Obama seeks war authorization from Congress to fight Islamic State

The President has proposed a three-year authorization for the use of force.

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014.

Apple sets stock market record

The company's stock closed above $700 billion for the first time.

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Moon artifacts among items in Armstrong’s closet

A treasure trove from the first moon landing described as "just a bunch of trash" has been found after four decades.

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Man charged with murder of Virginia student Hannah Graham

A hospital worker has been charged with the murder of the 18-year-old student, whose disappearance drew national headlines.

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American woman held by Islamic State dead

Kayla Jean Mueller was the only known remaining U.S. hostage held by ISIS.

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U.S. to establish new cybersecurity agency

The Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) will help America "connect the dots."

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Feb. 10

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

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Pro-gay marriage signals seen in Supreme Court action

The move to allow gay marriage to proceed in Alabama is the strongest signal yet that the justices could rule that no state can restrict marriage.

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