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Boehner ready to let Homeland Security funding lapse

A Feb. 27 deadline looms for funding the department.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Sinkhole can’t sink Kentucky Corvette museum

A year ago a giant sinkhole destroyed several models of the classic American sports car but proved to be a boon for business.

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Air strikes in Syria kill 20 Islamic State fighters

The U.S.-led alliance started bombing Islamic State targets in Syria in September as part of a strategy aimed at rolling back the group's territorial gains in Syria and Iraq.

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Obama urges companies to share cyber threat info

The President will sign an executive order aimed at encouraging companies to share more information about cybersecurity threats with the government.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Feb. 13

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

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Senate approves Carter as new defense secretary

Carter will be Obama's fourth defense secretary, succeeding Chuck Hagel, who resigned last year.

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Senators introduce bill to lift Cuba embargo

The legislation seeks to repeal decades-old provisions that prevent Americans from doing business with Cuba.

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Someone is $564 million richer this morning

The jackpot, which reached the half-billion dollar mark after rolling over for nearly three months, was the third-largest in the game's history.

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Obama expected to veto Keystone XL bill

The Republican-led Congress gave final passage the long-pending Keystone XL pipeline.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Feb. 12

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

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Experts warn this could be the year of the ‘healthcare hack’

Cybercriminals are increasingly attracted to troves of personal information held by insurers.

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Obama asks Congress to authorize war on Islamic State

Republicans, who control Congress and say Obama's foreign policy is too passive, want stronger measures.

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Anthem offers free identity-theft protection after breach

The insurance company said millions of customers can sign up for free credit monitoring and identity-theft protection services this week.

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‘American Sniper’ murder trial opens in Texas

Lawyers for an Iraqi war veteran will argue he was insane when he fatally shot Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who inspired the hit movie "American Sniper."

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FDA calls measles outbreak ‘alarming’

The U.S. is battling a resurgence of the disease, driven by fears among some parents of an association between vaccines and autism.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Feb. 11

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

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Obama seeks war authorization from Congress to fight Islamic State

The President has proposed a three-year authorization for the use of force.

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Apple sets stock market record

The company's stock closed above $700 billion for the first time.

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Moon artifacts among items in Armstrong’s closet

A treasure trove from the first moon landing described as "just a bunch of trash" has been found after four decades.

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Flash Index: Illinois Economic Growth Consistent

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By the numbers, some of them, anyway, Illinois' economic growth is consistent.

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Debt, ID Theft Top Complaints Received by AG’s Office

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Those have sat at numbers 1 and 2 on the list of most common complaints from Illinois consumers for seven straight years.

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WICS Personalities Fight; Disappear From Website

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Employment status of Vince DeMentri, Garret Brnger, unclear.

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Quinn’s Pension: $137k Annually

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Former Gov. Pat Quinn receives a state pension of just less than $11,400 a month

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Butler Sworn in Tuesday, Ready for Challenges

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Tim Butler moves from behind the scenes in politics to the front line Tuesday.