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Supreme Court upholds key Obamacare insurance subsidies

The court ruled 6-3 to uphold the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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Congress victory moves Obama’s Pacific trade pact forward

Legislation vital to securing the largest U.S. trade deal in decades was passed, advancing President Barack Obama's efforts to strengthen economic ties around the Pacific Rim.

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In policy shift, U.S. won’t prosecute families for paying ransom

The changes are aimed at becoming more sensitive to the needs of families of hostages held abroad.

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Democrats vow action if Supreme Court rejects parts of Obamacare

The high court is expected to rule by the end of June in a case challenging tax subsidies that help millions of Americans afford health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, June 25

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

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Boston bomber apologizes to victims as he’s formally sentenced to die

Parents of the dead and some of the scores wounded in the Boston Marathon attack confronted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, calling him "cowardly" at a hearing where he was formally sentenced to death.

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Obama’s push for Pacific trade pact nears finish in Congress

The bid to boost economic ties with Asia is poised for a win as a six-week congressional battle comes to an end.

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U.S. airs deep concerns over cyber security in China meetings

The world's two biggest economies are holding annual talks aimed at maintaining working relations in spite of rising tensions.

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Battle over Confederate flag unfurls across America

U.S. retailers joined lawmakers in distancing themselves from the banner, a week after the massacre of nine black church members, and criticism over the emblem long associated with slavery.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, June 24

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

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Confusion surrounds Takata air bag recall

Safety regulators say the estimated number of vehicles affected by the recall will likely be revised because cars with two front air bags were double-counted.

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Supreme court to next issue rulings on Thursday, Friday

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday did not issue rulings in its two most closely watched cases: gay marriage and a challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law

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Fastest rising rents in U.S.? Answer might surprise you

Rents are climbing across much of the United States but the biggest gains aren't coming from New York or San Francisco.

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Pacific trade pact returns to Senate for second test

President Barack Obama's signature trade pact faces another test on Tuesday as legislation needed to close the deal returns for a second run through the chamber.

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South Carolina governor calls for removal of Confederate flag

Lawmakers are facing growing calls to take down the rebel flag at the state capitol grounds, a week after a white gunman allegedly fatally shot nine black worshipers at a historic church.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, June 23

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

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In wake of church massacre, South Carolina urged to remove rebel flag

Religious and elected leaders are calling for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the state capitol grounds, after the deadly attack on the Emanuel A.M.E. Church.

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General Mills to drop artificial ingredients from cereals

Starting next year your Lucky Charms will be made with ingredients you can pronounce.

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Hawaii becomes first state to raise smoking age to 21

The law takes effect on Jan. 1, 2016, and will also ban the sale, purchase or use of electronic cigarettes for those under the age of 21.

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Pentagon: U.S. won’t let Russia ‘drag us back to the past’

In an address in Berlin on Monday, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter accused Moscow of trying to re-create a Soviet-era sphere of influence.

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This week’s top R&B tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top R&B tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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See what’s new on Netflix this month

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Are you over fireworks and cookouts? Stay inside and binge on these movies and shows that are now showing on Netflix.

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Mayweather, Pacquiao, Perry among the ‘best paid’ celebrities

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Musicians and athletes dominate the world's highest-paid celebs, according to the latest rankings.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.