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The history of Earth Day

First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day reminds us to go green and love our planet.

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Google is dropping fat stacks of cash in Washington

Google's growing investment in lobbying highlights its expanding presence as it fights antitrust battles and grows its business into new areas such as broadband and self-driving cars.

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Prosecutor: Boston bomber’s attack ‘essence of terror’

Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will decide what his punishment should be: life in prison or the death penalty.

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Blue Bell Creameries recalls all of its products

If you have any Blue Bell products in your fridge - like ice cream or cookie dough - they have been recalled for possible listeriosis contamination.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, April 21

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

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U.S. may talk to Iran about regional stability

The U.S. State Department says it is open to including Iran in past efforts to achieve a Syrian peace deal.

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6 Minnesota men charged with conspiring to support Islamic State

They were arrested as part of a yearlong FBI investigation into people trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State.

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Ethiopia’s Desisa, Kenya’s Rotich winners at Boston Marathon

The race goes on during a pause in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was convicted earlier this month of the 2013 bombing.

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A small victory for fliers: Summer fares fall

After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief — a really tiny bit.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, April 20

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

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Talks to begin on Capitol Hill budget measure

Lawmakers are set to begin ironing out a budget blueprint for next year and beyond.

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Seeking Obamacare alternatives, Republicans eye tax credits

If the Supreme Court blows up the tax subsidies at the heart of Obamacare, Republicans hope to deliver on their promise to offer an alternative plan.

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Making headlines this week

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

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20 years later: The Oklahoma City bombing

Sunday marks two decades since the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history.

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Senator says it’s time to change the face of money

A campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill is gaining momentum.

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Parents of marathon victim say take death penalty off table

The parents of the youngest victim of the marathon bombing urged authorities to take the death penalty off the table.

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Appeals court to take up Obama’s immigration action

Judges will consider whether to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action seeking to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

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Trade-off: Deal splits Democrats between business, labor

A difficult bipartisan agreement over global U.S. trade policy is turning into a bitter battle among Democrats.

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Dog flu: Puppies sniffling across U.S.

Not all infected dogs show symptoms. Some get a cough, runny nose and fever. Severe cases can lead to pneumonia and death.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, April 17

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

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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Here is a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look back on some of the best plays and biggest shots of the week.

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Rose to attend All-Star game

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The disgraced former MLB star will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer's All-Star Game in his hometown of Cincinnati.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, April 24.

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Jurors get day off in Boston bombing deliberations

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Federal prosecutions have rested their case in the penalty phase of the federal trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.