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House passes anti-GMO labeling bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a hotly debated measure that blocks any mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically engineered crops.

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GOP-controlled Senate panel votes to lift Cuba travel ban

A panel has voted to lift a decades-long ban on travel to Cuba, giving a boost to moves to ease travel restrictions and open up relations with the Castro-governed nation.

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Police search for motive in ‘horrific’ Louisiana theater shooting

An Alabama drifter opened fire inside a crowded theater, killing two women and injuring several others, is the latest act of random gun violence to shock the U.S.

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Economists want you to stop borrowing from your 401(k)

Retirement experts are warning younger workers about using their retirement account like an ATM.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, July 24

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

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Gunman opens fire at Louisiana theater, kills two, injures nine

The shooting took place during a 7 p.m. CDT showing of the film "Train Wreck".

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Immigration to U.S. from Mexico drops sharply

Even as immigration remains a hot topic in the presidential campaign, the number of people emigrating from Mexico to the U.S. - legally and illegally - has dropped sharply in recent years.

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How to destroy your cell phone with Lindsey Graham

Republican presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham continue their public feud, with the senator "destroying" his cell phone after the real estate mogul gave out his phone number during a campaign rally.

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Kerry: critics of Iran deal spinning ‘fantasy,’ urges approval

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani both counter-attacked against conservatives at home who are trying to block last week's nuclear deal.

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Report: Social Security disability fund could dry up in 2016

The trustees that oversee Social Security said the disability trust fund will run out of money in 2016, right in the middle of a presidential campaign.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, July 23

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

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Hackers say they can take over control of your car

A pair of veteran cybersecurity researchers have shown they can use the Internet to turn off an engine, escalating the stakes in the debate about the safety of connected cars.

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U.S., Iran both counter-attack critics of nuclear deal

Iran's government tried to sell its nuclear agreement with world powers to hardliners at home, but some Congressional leaders promise to do "everything possible" to sink the deal.

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Obama: Veterans Affairs agency still needs improving

A little more than a year after reports the VA was offering inadequate health care, President Barack Obama told veterans his administration had more work to do for them.

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Trump’s surge seen as summer squall, but will he rain on the Republican Party?

For most of his Republican rivals, Donald Trump's surge in the polls in the 2016 U.S. presidential nomination fight is like a summer squall that will eventually blow itself out.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, July 22

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

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Poll: Majority of Americans favor diplomatic ties with Cuba

Nearly three-fourths of Americans think the U.S. should have diplomatic ties with Cuba.

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U.S. parents spend more, worry less about college

A new study shows the average amount spent on college education jumped for the first time in five years, thanks to greater outlays from high-income families and parental readiness to spend more.

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Chickens going round-the-world to evade bird flu

Breeding chickens that are the valuable genetic source for egg-laying hens have gone into hiding as the outbreak of bird flu in poultry has developed into the worst animal-health emergency in U.S. history.

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U.S. ‘disturbed’ by Iranian leader’s criticism after deal

Officials say they are disturbed by anti-U.S. hostility voiced by Iran's top leader after a nuclear deal, as both countries sought to calm opposition to the accord from hardliners at home.

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Bells lose series to the Kelowna Falcons with a 3-1 loss.

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The Bells are 30-17 on the season, their magic number is 3.

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Morrison’s RBI double in 11th pushes Mariners past Twins

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Logan Morrison's RBI double in the 11th inning broke the tie and Austin Jackson added a two-run double as the Seattle Mariners outlasted the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.

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Seattle finalize contract extension with LB Bobby Wagner

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The Seattle Seahawks and Bobby Wagner have finalized a four-year contract extension that keeps the All-Pro middle linebacker with the club after this season.

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Tina Charles scores 29 points, Liberty beat Storm 78-62

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Tina Charles scored 29 points and the New York Liberty pulled away in the third quarter and beat the Seattle Storm Sunday for their fourth straight home victory.

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Seahawks releases DT Tony McDaniel in salary cap move

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The Seattle Seahawks have released veteran defensive tackle Tony McDaniel to save salary cap.