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FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls

Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.

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Deadly storms destroy homes, set new rain record

Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas as torrential rains battered the state.

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Military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs across U.S.

The live anthrax bacteria has been shipped to labs in nine states and an air base in South Korea.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, May 28

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

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Islamic State sympathizers may have made airline threats

ISIS sympathizers may be behind more than a dozen threats in the last few days to flights using U.S. airports.

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Storm death toll rises as Houston remains underwater

Torrential rains and flooding have turned streets into rivers, killing more than a dozen people and destroying hundreds of homes.

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Ford recalls nearly a half-million vehicles

Ford has recalled several models, including the Mustang and Taurus, for a power steering problem.

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U.S., allies put pressure on N. Korea’s nuclear program

The talks in Seoul follows a test of what the North said was a submarine-launched ballistic missile earlier this month.

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Thieves get access to more than 100K tax returns

From February to May, attackers gained access to personal tax information.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 27

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

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Storms kill 8 in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston largely underwater

By Anna Driver HOUSTON (Reuters) – Torrential rains have killed at least eight people in Texas and Oklahoma, including two…

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From the ‘big house’ to your house: Burglars share break-in tips

Three convicted burglars are sharing tips of their trade in a new YouTube video.

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Obama heralds first Memorial Day without ground war in 14 years

In remarks at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, Obama paid tribute to U.S. military personnel.

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Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, U.S. reassures Abadi

ISIS poured more fighters into Ramadi as security forces and Shi'ite paramilitaries prepared to try to retake the Iraqi city, while Washington scrambled on Monday to reassure Baghdad.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 26

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

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Visitors to NYC’s World Trade Center can ‘see forever’

The center's new observatory opens Friday, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Egg prices jump as impact of bird flu begins pinching supply

The price of eggs has risen by as much as 58 percent, as farmers battle a bird flu that has killed millions of hens.

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Republicans looking for a few good ‘losers’ in 2016

As the next presidential election cycle begins the goal isn't necessarily to win every race, but to improve the performance of the Republican ticket overall.

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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WATCH: The history of Memorial Day

This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.

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Judge Makes Ruling in Drowning Death Civil Suit

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A judge has clarified what the family of a Springfield drowning victim will receive after a jury in February said the city acted recklessly when the teen died in 2007.

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Study: Illinois High in Political Corruption

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Illinois remains No. 3 in the nation when it comes to political corruption.

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Budget “Circus” Continues Inside Capitol

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The Illinois Senate made a number of moves on a state budget.

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Sugary Drink Tax Still in Play, Says Advocate

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A sugary drink tax is still in the mix at the Capitol.

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New Proposal to Take ALPLM Away from Historic Preservation Agency

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

Lawmakers will proceed with making the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum its own entity.