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Obama to release music playlists on Spotify

The White House is launching an official channel on the popular music streaming service Spotify.

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State of emergency ends in Ferguson, Missouri, as violence recedes

St. Louis County on Friday ended the state of emergency it had put in effect earlier this week.

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Top US diplomat flies to Cuba for new policy victory lap

Washington's top diplomat came to Havana on Friday to raise the Stars and Stripes over the newly opened U.S. Embassy.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Aug. 14

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Google, Samsung to issue monthly Android security fixes

The phones are a growing target for hackers, after the disclosure of a bug designed to attack the world's most popular mobile operating system.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Aug. 13

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Location, extent of Carter’s cancer will govern his options

Surgery, drugs, radiation, comfort care. What's next for Jimmy Carter depends on how widely his cancer has spread and where, and how aggressively the 90-year-old former president wants to fight it.

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Solid U.S. retail sales bolster Fed rate hike expectations

U.S. retail sales rebounded in July as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods, suggesting solid momentum in the economy early in the third quarter.

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Damages in Colorado mine spill will take years to tabulate

The spill of toxic wastewater from an abandoned gold mine high in Colorado's San Juan Mountains caused untold millions in economic disruptions and damages in three states — to rafting companies, Native American farmers unable to irrigate, municipal water systems and possibly water well owners.

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Some districts battle shortage of teachers as school begins

As students return to their classrooms this year, some may find fewer teachers to greet them.

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Financial advisers focus on cyber security

Fraudulent emails from hackers used to be obvious, full of misspellings and bad grammar. Now cyber crooks are even sounding like their victims as they try to trick financial advisers into wiring money from clients' accounts.

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Keystone XL review drags on 5 times longer than average

For six and a half years, the White House has had a quick comeback to questions about its yet-to-be-announced decision on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline: Talk to the State Department.

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Cuba dissidents won’t attend U.S. Embassy event

The U.S. doesn't plan to invite Cuban dissidents to Secretary of State John Kerry's historic flag-raising at the American Embassy in Havana on Friday, illustrating a shift in U.S. policy from the island's opposition to its government.

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Pope ‘popping up’ across Philly ahead of U.S. visit

Pope Francis won't arrive until September, but cardboard replicas of the Holy Father have been popping up all over Philly.

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Kerry: Dollar could suffer if U.S. walks away from Iran deal

If the U.S. walks away from the nuclear deal with Iran and demands that its allies comply with sanctions, a loss of confidence could threaten the dollar's position as the world's reserve currency.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Aug. 12

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

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Japan anxious at lull, U.S. ‘giving up’, in pan-Pacific trade talks

Ministers from the 12 nations negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which would stretch from Japan to Chile, fell short of a deal at talks last month on the Hawaiian island of Maui, despite early optimism.

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China hacked private emails of U.S. officials since 2010, NBC reports

Chinese hackers have been accessing the private emails of top U.S. national security and trade officials since April 2010, according to a new report.

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Fed ‘close’ to hiking rates, U.S. economy near normal

Economic conditions in the U.S. have largely returned to normal and a Federal Reserve decision to raise interest rates should come soon, officials say.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Aug. 11

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

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Darryl Dawkins, one of the most colorful players in the NBA in recent memory, has passed away at the age of 58.