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Takata air bag recall could take years to complete

The largest auto recall in American history affects nearly 1 in 7 cars.

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Domestic surveillance fate unclear after lengthy Senate talk

Key sections of the Patriot Act are set to expire on June 1.

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Survey: U.S. schools beef up safety measures

Public schools have increased security with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Crews struggle to clean 100,000 gallons of oil from California coastline

Cleanup crews fanned out across a California beach to scoop up gobs of petroleum in what may be the biggest oil spill to hit the Santa Barbara coastline in 46 years.

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Islamic State takes control of Syria’s Palmyra in westward advance

Islamic State now controls more than half of Syrian territory following four years of civil war.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, May 21

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

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California oil slick spreading off coastline

A broken pipeline spewed thousands of gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean for several hours before being shut off.

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Obama frames global warming as national security threat

The White House says climate change can contribute to more natural disasters that result in humanitarian crises and potential new flows of refugees.

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Historic recall affects 1 in 7 U.S. cars

This marks the largest vehicle recall in American history and impacts several makes and models.

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Los Angeles votes to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour

City Council voted to increase the minimum wage in the nation's second-largest city to $15 an hour by 2020.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 20

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

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Iraqi forces say they defeat Islamist attack near Ramadi

The advance of Islamic State has exposed the failings of Iraq's army and the limitations of U.S. airstrikes.

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State Department sets January ’16 deadline for Clinton’s email release

Clinton's exclusive use of a personal email account for government business as secretary of state has prompted concerns about transparency and security.

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Judge expected to set date for Tsarnaev sentencing hearing

Bombing survivors will be allowed to give victim impact statements at the hearing, as will convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 19

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

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Islamic State tightens grip on captured Iraqi city

ISIS fighters who overran Ramadi in a major defeat for the Iraqi government and its Western backers are flying back flags on key buildings and setting free prisoners.

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Jeb Bush sees no constitutional right to gay marriage

The possible 2016 Republican candidate says he is a "supporter of traditional marriage."

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4 sue Amtrak over deadly derailment; cause of crash still unknown

The federal lawsuit cites "serious and disabling" injuries from the May 12 derailment that killed eight and injured more than 200.

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Gas prices jump 22 cents per gallon

The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has increased, but is still well below last year's prices.

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Fly the crowded skies

The summer skies will be filled with passenger planes, as a record number of travelers are expected.

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Today in entertainment history: May 22

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A look at the news that made Hollywood history in years past.

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‘Bad Blood’ breaks record

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Taylor Swift's new star-studded video has shattered viewing records.

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Mom shames daughter for inappropriate Facebook profile

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After Val Starks found her 13-year-old daughter's secret profile - posing in her bra and claiming to be 19 - she set the record straight and the video has gone viral.

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‘Lolz,’ it’s totally ‘Obvs:’ Score points with these new Scrabble words

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For the first time in four years, Scrabble has added new words to its dictionary - thousands of them.

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Marvel wants McConaughey

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Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey is reportedly in talks to play "Spider-Man" villain the Green Goblin on the big screen.