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House revives Obama’s Pacific Rim trade pact

Lawmakers narrowly approved legislation key to securing a hallmark Pacific trade deal, partly reversing a defeat less than a week before, in a boost to President Barack Obama's goal of strengthening economic ties with Asia.

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No ready fix if Obamacare subsidies are lost

Lawmakers are unlikely to act to restore Obamacare subsidies in at least 34 states should the Supreme Court rule them illegal.

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Coming soon to the $10 bill: A woman

Move over Alexander Hamilton ... starting in 2020, the $10 bill will feature "a woman who has contributed to and represents the values of American democracy."

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, June 18

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

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Coming soon to a doorstep near you: Amazon drones

Commercials could take flight within a year, as federal regulators finalize rules for companies including Amazon.

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Economists predict shockwaves if Obamacare subsidies are nixed

As the Supreme Court prepares to rule on health insurance subsidies, economists project billions of dollars in lost spending if the court rules payments are illegal.

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U.S. births up after years of decline

Preliminary figures show there were about 53,000 more babies born in 2014 than the year before.

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Oh no! We might not have enough Turkeys for Thanksgiving

The U.S.D.A.'s turkey report shows a significant decline in the number of young turkeys, suggesting supplies of fresh whole birds may tighten this Turkey Day.

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House buys time on trade bill until July 30

Lawmakers extended a deadline for a second vote on legislation central to President Barack Obama's Pacific Rim trade pact, giving supporters time to obtain more backing for it.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, June 17

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

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FDA cracking down on trans fats

Calling them a threat to public health, the FDA hopes the move will prevent thousands of fatal heart attacks every year.

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The $9 billion man? Donald Trump announces White House bid

The real estate mogul and TV personality barged his way into the presidential race in a blitz of boasts, inflammatory comments, and attacks on both fellow Republicans and President Obama.

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Americans are becoming more charitable

A national organization that tracks the generosity of Americans says giving has surpassed pre-recession levels for the first time in seven years.

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Yemeni al Qaeda chief killed in U.S. bombing

Al Qaeda in Yemen said its leader was killed in a major blow against the global militant group's strongest branch.

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Poll: Most Americans want Congress to ensure Obamacare subsidies

The Supreme Court is expected to rule this month whether subsidies provided to states that rely on the federal government's HealthCare.gov insurance exchange are legal.

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Tropical Storm Bill heading toward Texas coast

The storm is expected to make landfall, bringing heavy rains and strong winds, just weeks after floods killed about 30 people in the state.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, June 16

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

gas

Gas prices rise 3 cents to $2.87 a gallon

U.S. gasoline prices have risen again but at a slower pace.

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Sex, lies, and debt potentially exposed by U.S. data hack

Hackers penetrated a database containing intimate and possibly damaging facts about millions of government and private sector employees.

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2 teens injured in separate shark attacks off Carolina coast

Two teens enjoying a day at the beach were badly mauled in separate shark attacks less than two hours apart on Sunday in coastal waters off North Carolina.

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Lawyer in Defamation Case Says Client was Hero in Haiti

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A lawyer in a Maine defamation case says his client was a hero for children in…

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9-Year-old Boy Killed in Fatal Fire in Hermon, Maine

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Authorities say a 9-year-old boy is dead and a 10-year-old girl is in critical condition following a fire in Hermon, Maine.

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Spring Trial for Man Charged in Pregnant Girlfriend’s Death

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Prosecutors say the trial of a Lewiston man charged with running down and killing his pregnant girlfriend in Maine is expected in spring 2016.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: NASCAR driver walks away from incredible wreck

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Austin Dillon walked away from a dramatic wreck at the finish line of the Daytona International Speedway and it was all caught on camera.

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Carnival Company Owner, Worker Charged In Ride Accidents

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WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) The owner of a carnival company has been charged by the state's Fire Marshal's Office in connection with two ride accidents that injured four people.

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