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GOP defense hawks, fiscal conservatives battle over budget

The latest political battle over a budget blueprint in Congress has Republicans facing off against other Republicans.

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Poll: Many see negative impact if court nixes Obamacare aid

Most Americans are unaware of a Supreme Court case that could unravel President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Obama to sign order cutting government’s greenhouse gas emissions

Obama has made fighting climate change a top priority in his final two years in office.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, March 19

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

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Democratic support for Hillary Clinton cools

Support for Clinton's candidacy has dropped about 15 percentage points since mid February among Democrats, according to a new poll.

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Fed opens door for rate hike, downgrades economic outlook

The Federal Reserve is a step closer to its first rate hike since 2006.

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Kraft recalls 6.5M boxes of mac and cheese that may contain metal

At least eight customers have found small metal fragments in their mac and cheese, the company says.

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Air Force Veteran will plead not guilty, lawyer says

New Jersey resident Tairod Pugh was indicted on charges of attempting to provide material support to a terrorist group.

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Obama to draw contrasts with Republicans over spending

The President is criticizing a House Republican budget plan, saying it won't invest in "all the things that we need to grow."

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, March 18

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

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Attorney General nominee Lynch caught in Senate logjam

The nomination of Loretta Lynch suffered another delay when the Senate failed to end a standoff over abortion and human trafficking legislation.

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Iran, U.S. line up technical options as push for deal intensifies

As the deadline nears but difficult issues must still be addressed.

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Federal commission weighs LGBT job protections

Gay rights advocates say a federal law is needed to prohibit discrimination in the workplace.

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Police describe gun battle with Boston Marathon bombers

Three police officers testified that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hurled explosives at them during a violent confrontation days after the deadly attack.

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Lawmakers weigh in on ‘net neutrality’

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies for the first time since pushing through his plan to put the Internet in the same regulatory camp as the telephone.

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Republican budget offers deep cuts to end deficits

Republicans proposed deep cuts to social safety net programs, domestic spending, and another attempt at repealing "Obamacare" health reforms.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, March 17

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

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Boston Marathon bombing trial enters third week

The trial is moving faster than anticipated, largely because the defense has not cross-examined many witnesses.

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GOP to offer budget blueprint with Medicare, food stamp cuts

Republicans are pledging to balance the budget within a decade and rein in major programs.

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Boston breaks snowfall record

With 2.9 inches Sunday, the city hit108.6 inches for the season, topping a record set in 1996.

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This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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REVIEW: ‘It Follows’ is the best American horror film in a decade

In this image released by Brigade Marketing, actress Maika Monroe appears in a scene of It Follows, directed by David Robert Mitchell. “It Follows,” has been arguably the buzziest American film at Cannes next to Bennett Miller’s wrestling drama “Foxcatcher,” which boasts a far more famous cast and a major premiere at the Palais des Festival.

"It Follows" is a horror movie worthy of classic comparisons.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Billy Zane mistakenly thanks One Direction fans for support

Billy Zane arrives at the Global Green USA's 12th Annual Pre-Oscar Party at the Avalon Hollywood on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Actor Billy Zane pokes fun at the fact he shares a similar name to former One Direction member Zayn Malik in a new video.