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Thousands flock to annual White House Easter Egg Roll

Thousands of children are gathering at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll.

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Teen survives flight over Pacific in jet wheel well

A boy who ran away from home survived a five-hour flight in the freezing wheel well of a jetliner as it traveled from California to Hawaii.

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Kraft recalls 96K pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs

Just in time for cookout season, Kraft is recalling nearly 100,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs.

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Boston Marathon looks to set race records

More than 36,000 will run in the 118th Boston Marathon, putting the world-renown race back in the spotlight after it was marred by last year's bombing attack.

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Obamacare enrollees encouraged to change passwords over Heartbleed bug

Americans with accounts on HealthCare.gov are advised that their passwords had been reset to guard against the "Heartbleed" bug.

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Making headlines this week

A look at the week's top newsmakers and the stories you may have missed.

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Friday

Michael’s craft stores confirm data breach

The biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer confirmed a security breach at certain systems that process payment cards.

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10 for today: Friday, April 18

A look at the news making headlines today, Friday, April 18.

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Friday

GM says recalled cars are safe

GM says cars can be driven while waiting for repairs but the automaker has not addressed a problem long known to potentially shut off the engine.

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Friday

Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism

The president dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to campaign for ousting Democrats from Congress.

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Friday

Vice principal in South Korea school ferry disaster commits suicide

Hopes are fading of finding any of the 268 missing passengers alive.

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Friday

Former ‘First Daughter’ Chelsea Clinton is pregnant

Chelsea Clinton announced she is pregnant with the first grandchild of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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Thursday

Calls for peace at Kansas shooting memorial

The scene of a hate crime just days ago became the setting for tears, prayers and calls for peace.

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Thursday

Obama budget plan would boost U.S. tax revenue, cut deficits

The Congressional Budget Office says the 2015 budget could boost tax revenues while slashing deficits by $1.05 trillion.

jobs

Thursday

Jobless rates hover at near pre-recession levels

New applications for unemployment benefits held near their pre-recession levels last week.

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Thursday

Missing toddler found safe, playing in ‘claw crane’ machine

A 3-year-old boy has been reunited with his mother after being found playing inside a coin-operated arcade game.

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Thursday

Obama, Republicans feud over immigration

Partisan bickering over immigration reform intensified as each side accused the other of standing in the way of progress.

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Thursday

Ex-NYC Mayor Bloomberg to spend $50M on gun control

Michael Bloomberg ramped up efforts to fight gun violence with a $50 million grassroots campaign to organize voters on gun control.

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Thursday

Police say Utah mom gave birth at home

Police say a mother accused of slaying six of her infant children secretly gave birth at home and then immediately killed them.

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Wednesday

Washington state mudslide death toll rises to 39

The official death toll from a mudslide rose to 39, after search teams pulled out two more bodies from the mud and rubble.

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