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Feds clear officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

The decision in the Aug. 9 shooting had been expected, in part because of the high legal standard needed for a federal civil rights prosecution.

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Supreme Court divided over Obamacare challenge

Justices appeared divided on ideological lines as the court heard a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law.

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Clinton ran ‘homebrew’ computer system for official emails

The practice of Clinton, a likely Democratic presidential candidate, physically running her own email as a Cabinet-level official is highly unusual.

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‘It was him’ Boston bomber’s lawyers admit guilt, focuses on brother

Two dramatically different portraits of the Boston Marathon Bombing suspect are emerging at his federal death penalty trial.

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Boehner escapes jam on DHS vote, but more GOP battles loom

House Speaker John Boehner's job is safe despite passing another big bill that most of his Republican colleagues opposed.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, March 4

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

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After Netanyahu warnings, U.S. and Iran resume talks

The U.S. and Iranian foreign ministers are beginning a third day of talks over Iran's nuclear program.

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Netanyahu says Iran is threat to Israel, world

The Israeli Prime Minister called for action over Iran's nuclear program.

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Supreme Court set to hear second major Obamacare challenge

The court will consider a conservative challenge to tax subsidies critical to the measure's implementation.

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Homeland funding appears on track minus immigration add-ons

Legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security is headed back to the House.

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Iran calls Obama’s 10-year nuclear demand ‘unacceptable’

The aim of the negotiations is to persuade Iran to restrain its nuclear program in exchange for relief from sanctions that have crippled its economy.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, March 3

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

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Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

Physicians worry that makes under-vaccinated kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases.

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Homeland Security funding deal elusive

Homeland Security faces another possible shutdown this week.

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Dot-com deja vu: Nasdaq closes in on its record high

The last time the Nasdaq was this high, Bill Clinton was president, Microsoft dominated the tech world and the iPod, iPhone and iPad didn't exist.

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Netanyahu says U.S.-Israel relationship ‘stronger than ever’

Netanyahu is expected to press lawmakers to block a deal with Iran that he contends would endanger Israel’s existence.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, March 2

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

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Making headlines this week

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

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8 dead in Missouri shooting spree

Investigators say the attacks took place in multiple locations.

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U.S., Cuba meet for second round of talks

Cuban and U.S. officials meet in Washington on Friday for a second round of talks aimed at restoring diplomatic relations.

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Maine National Guard Unit’s Deployment to Kuwait Canceled

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The planned deployment of a Maine National Guard unit to Kuwait next year has been canceled.

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Maine Microbead Ban Becomes Law Without LePage Signature

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A bill banning synthetic microbeads in personal care products has become law without Gov. Paul LePage's signature.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Billy Zane mistakenly thanks One Direction fans for support

Billy Zane arrives at the Global Green USA's 12th Annual Pre-Oscar Party at the Avalon Hollywood on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Actor Billy Zane pokes fun at the fact he shares a similar name to former One Direction member Zayn Malik in a new video.

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Dover-Foxcroft Shooting Suspect Reaches Deal

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DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (AP) - One of two cousins originally charged with attempted murder in connection with a non-fatal shooting in Dover-Foxcroft last year has reached a deal with prosecutors under which the charge was dropped.

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Barn, House Damaged In Lebanon Blaze

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LEBANON, Maine (AP) - A five-alarm barn fire in Lebanon spread to an adjacent home but there were no reports of injuries.

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