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U.S. lifts arms ban on old foe Vietnam as regional tensions simmer

The United States announced an end to its embargo on sales of lethal arms to Vietnam on Monday, an historic step that draws a line under the two countries' old enmity and underscores their shared concerns about Beijing's growing military clout.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, May 23

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

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Making headlines this week

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

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6 days ago

FDA to modify food label guidelines to include added sugar details

The move comes at a time the United States is staring at increasing childhood and adult obesity and lifestyle diseases such as heart problems.

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2016 is shaping up to be the summer of the road trip

With summertime gas prices predicted to be the lowest in 13 years, the travel industry is anticipating a blockbuster July and August.

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Frozen food recall covers hundreds of items from many stores

Authorities who want to stem the listeria-linked illnesses and deaths worry it'll be difficult to get consumers to dig through their freezers and check for products they may have bought as far back as 2014 from places like Costco, Target, Trader Joe's and Safeway.

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Study: Millennials match boomers in eligible voter share

A new analysis of census data shows millennials are now tied with baby boomers for the largest percentage share of eligible voters.

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Egyptian military finds debris of crashed airliner

The Egyptian military found the personal belongings of passengers and other debris from an EgyptAir jet floating in the Mediterranean, Cairo said on Friday, confirming that the plane had plunged into the sea with 66 people on board.

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Lawmakers vote down LGBT rights measure

Shouts of "Shame, shame, shame," erupted in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday as Republican lawmakers narrowly defeated legislation to protect the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees of government contractors.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 20

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

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Senate Democrats frustrated with slow U.S. Syrian refugee admissions

More than half the Democrats in the Senate, including many of President Barack Obama's strongest supporters, signed a letter to him on Wednesday urging him to move more quickly to admit Syrian refugees into the United States.

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EgyptAir jet missing after mid-air plunge

An EgyptAir jet carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean sea after swerving in mid-air and plunging from cruising height. French President Francois Hollande confirmed the aircraft "came down and is lost."

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Poll: Americans more upbeat about own finances than economy

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll finds just 42 percent of adults consider the U.S. economy to be good while two-thirds say their own households are faring well.

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Trump identifies 11 potential Supreme Court nominees

Presumptive Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday unveiled the names of 11 judges - eight men and three women, all white and all conservative - he would consider, if elected, to replace the late Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.

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Democrats chide Sanders after Nevada mutiny

Infighting dogged the Democrats on Wednesday as Bernie Sanders' campaign accused party leaders of bias against him and many Democrats urged Sanders to keep his supporters in check.

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U.S. airlines forecast busy summer travel, warn of longer lines

Summer travel is expected to reach an all-time high this year, meaning travelers could face even longer airport security lines.

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Trump on North Korea, Wall Street regulation, tech stocks

Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump said in a wide-ranging interview that he would be willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang's nuclear program.

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U.S. extends overtime pay to 4.2 million salaried workers

The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled the final version of a long-awaited and controversial rule to extend overtime pay to 4.2 million U.S. workers, which marks one of the administration’s most significant moves to address stagnant wages.

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Clinton, Sanders split Democrat nominating contests in Oregon, Kentucky

Democrat candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders each picked up primary wins on Tuesday in yet another demonstration of how divided the party is in the drawn-out national race to win the nomination for November's general election.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 18

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

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Chris Cornell wins mastertapes battle

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The rocker has won the battle for the mastertapes to his Temple of the Dog recordings just in time for the 25th anniversary of the supergroup venture.

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Spieth welcomes gusting winds forecast at Colonial

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Strong winds forecast for this week's Colonial tournament in Fort Worth, Texas have put a smile on the face of U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth who believes he will benefit from the challenge at Colonial Country Club.

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Security revved up for first Indy 500 sellout

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The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 will mark the first sellout in event's long history, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) said on Wednesday, putting added demands on already beefed-up security.

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Patriots back Tom Brady in ‘Deflategate’ court appeal

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The New England Patriots on Wednesday urged a U.S. appeals court to reconsider its decision to reinstate Tom Brady's "Deflategate" four-game suspension, saying its star quarterback faced "unprecedented, unjustified and unsupported penalties."

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Sharks top Blues, advance to first Stanley Cup Final

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The San Jose Sharks are going to finish their silver anniversary season chasing that big silver chalice.