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Rand Paul promises to ‘take our country back’ in 2016 presidential bid

The senator promises to be a different kind of Republican.

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U.S. says Iran sanctions face phase-out, Obama knocks Israel demand

The U.S. made clear that sanctions on Iran would have to be phased out gradually under a nuclear pact.

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Duke beats Wisconsin for 5th basketball crown

The Blue Devils beat Wisconsin 68-63 to give coach Krzyzewski his fifth national championship.

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Boston bomber ‘wanted to punish America’

A month after defense lawyers admitted his role in the bombing, each side's focus is less on guilt than on the question of whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will die for his crimes.

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Tax refunds for many take hit or get bump from health law

As the April 15 tax deadline nears, people who got help paying for health insurance under Obamacare are seeing the direct effect on their refunds — hundreds of dollars, for better or worse.

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Indiana faces long road to restore image after religious law

Business leaders say public relations campaigns may not be enough to immediately restore the state's damaged reputation.

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Republicans push demand for vote on Iran nuclear deal

Some lawmakers want the U.S. Congress to be allowed to vote on a nuclear agreement with Iran.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, April 6

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

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Badgers, Blue Devils head to Finals

Wisconsin stunned Kentucky, ending a 38-win streak while Duke easily handled Michigan State.

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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Arkansas, Indiana enact fixes to bill seen as targeting gays

Religious freedom acts drew criticism from rights groups and companies that assailed them as discriminatory against gays.

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Iranians celebrate, Obama hails ‘historic’ nuclear framework

Iranians celebrated in the streets after negotiators reached a framework for a nuclear deal that could bring their country in from the cold.

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Among collegiate millennials, racism a lingering problem

College students and administrators are struggling to deal with racist incidents on campuses across America, despite repeated condemnations.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, April 3

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

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You can go to Stanford for free

The high cost of higher education just got a little easier to handle.

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‘Framework’ for final deal reached at Iran nuclear talks

The U.S., Iran and five other world powers reached an understanding, allowing further negotiations until a final deadline of June 30.

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Indiana lawmakers announce proposed religious law changes

Lawmakers in Arkansas and Indiana are scrambling to revise controversial religious objection measures as Republican governors in both states try to quell a growing backlash.

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Poll finds rising support for Obama’s Cuba policy

A poll of Cuban-Americans shows support for the White House's new Cuba policy has risen in the three months since it was announced.

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Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions regime

The move will allow the U.S. to penalize individuals overseas who engage in cyberattacks and cyber spying.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, April 2

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

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Different expectations as Warriors & Pelicans begin the NBA playoffs today on KPUG

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A logo for the NBA playoffs and official basketballs are seen on the court prior to Game 1 of an NBA basketball playoffs basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas.

The best-of-seven series starts at amped-up Oracle Arena, Coverage on KPUG begins at 11:30am.

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Gallardo, Rangers relievers shut down Mariners in 3-1 win

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo

Yovani Gallardo pitched six scoreless innings

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Lack helps Canucks top Flames 4-1, even series

A puck sits on the face-off dot during the first period of an NHL hockey game between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Carolina Hurricanes, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C.

Daniel Sedin, Chris Higgins, Ronalds Kenins and Radim Vrbata scored for the Canucks.

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Friday’s NHL Playoff Results

FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

Capitals, Canadiens, Predators and Canucks all win tonights games.