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Lawmakers slam homeland security chief on immigration

The Obama administration has deported record numbers of illegal immigrants, angering Hispanic groups who have dubbed the President "deporter in chief," but some lawmakers say the federal government isn't doing enough.

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Retail sales fall as consumers stay cautious

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in June as households cut back on purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods, which could raise concerns the economy was slowing again.

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Boy Scouts committee approves allowing gay adults as leaders

The change is a major step toward dismantling a policy that has caused deep rifts in the 105-year-old organization.

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Iran deal reached, Obama hails step toward ‘more hopeful world’

Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of negotiations with an agreement that could transform the Middle East.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, July 14

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

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Gas prices down to average $2.83 a gallon

Prices at the pump range from a low of $2.42 per gallon to nearly $4 in California.

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Talkin’ Appalachian

Scholars around Appalachia are seeking to change outdated ideas about speech and identity in the mountainous region.

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Everybody into the pool! Why is the 2016 GOP field so big?

With the Republican presidential field soon to hit 17, one question remains in this summer BEFORE the election year: Why are so many Republicans running for president?

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Iran nuclear deal edges closer but talks may go on

Iran and six world powers are close to a deal to give Tehran sanctions relief in exchange for limits on its nuclear program, but officials said talks could run past their latest midnight deadline.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, July 13

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

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Making headlines this week

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

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Millions more Americans hit by government personnel data hack

Data breaches at the U.S. government's personnel management agency by hackers, with suspicions centering on China, involves millions more people than previously estimated.

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FBI says it thwarted ISIS-inspired July attacks

U.S. authorities foiled attacks planned around the Fourth of July, arresting more than 10 people before the holiday who were inspired by Islamic State online recruitment.

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Iran says Western powers backtracking as nuclear deadline expires

Iran accused major powers of throwing up new "red lines" at nuclear talks, after the deadline to reach an agreement expired with no deal.

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Calorie counts off the menu until 2016

The FDA says restaurants will have until Dec. 1, 2016 to comply with federal menu labeling rules, a year beyond the original deadline.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, July 10

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

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Lawmakers bash Army plan to cut 40K troops

Lawmakers sharply criticized plans to cut soldiers and civilian personnel due to tight budgets, warning it was risky and short-sighted.

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Poll: Over 60 percent of Republicans oppose court on gay marriage

Almost two-thirds of Republicans oppose the Supreme Court’s backing of gay marriage, which gives hope for presidential candidates who have come out against marriage equality.

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South Carolina poised to remove Confederate flag

The Confederate flag, a symbol of racism for many and of Southern heritage for others, is set to be removed from after lawmakers sealed its fate in a late-night session.

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Iran nuclear deal close; impasse over weapons, missiles persists

Iran and six world powers are close to a historic nuclear agreement that could resolve a more than 12-year dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.

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