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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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House Republicans advance plan for Homeland Security funding extension

The temporary funding extension is aimed at allowing Republicans to continue their fight against President Barack Obama's immigration orders.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Feb. 27

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

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FCC rules Internet companies must act in ‘public interest’

The regulatory agency voted 3-2 in favor of rules aimed at enforcing what's called "net neutrality."

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Ed Sheeran surprises newlyweds at wedding reception

Ed Sheeran performs at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Ed Sheeran surprised a pair of newlyweds at their wedding reception by singing Thinking Out Loud for their first dance.

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Taylor Swift named among world’s greatest leaders in new Fortune poll

Singer Taylor Swift attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special at Rockefeller Plaza on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in New York.

Taylor Swift ranks two spots behind Pope Francis in a new Fortune.com poll of the World's Greatest Leaders.

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‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

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Chris Daughtry heading back to TV

Chris Daughtry arrives at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles.

Former American Idol contestant Chris Daughtry is heading back to the small screen for the new TV series "Studio City."

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Ed Sheeran splits from girlfriend

Ed Sheeran poses for photographers upon arrival at the Victoria's Secret fashion show in London, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.

Ed Sheeran is single again after splitting from girlfriend Athina Andrelos.