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More troops heading to Iraq to help fight Islamic State

Up to 450 more U.S. troops will advise and assist fragile Iraqi forces being built up to try to retake territory lost to ISIS.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, June 11

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

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Confusion clouds Takata air bag recall

The uncertainty about how many vehicles need to have one or more air bags replaced illustrates the challenges the government faces in responding to a massive safety crisis.

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Carry-on bags are about to shrink

Millions of fliers may be forced to buy new suitcases or check those bags.

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Up to 450 more troops deploying to Iraq

The additional troops and the establishment of a new training base will help Iraqi forces in preparation for a battle to retake territory lost to Islamic State.

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Architect reveals design for 2 World Trade Center

The design for the fourth and final tower at the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has been revealed.

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Organized labor takes gamble by battling Obama’s trade bill

Fierce opposition to the President's trade agenda threatens to split the political left and deal another blow to unions.

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House votes for permanent ban on Internet access taxes

The "Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act" fails to address thorny questions over state sales taxes on goods and services sold via the Internet.

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Sticker shock: Some hospitals mark up prices by 1,000 percent

Even the astronomical price markups that consumers regularly pay for, say, wine in restaurants pale beside those in some U.S. hospitals.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, June 10

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

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Convicted killer in New York prison break on third escape attempt

An international manhunt continues for two convicted killers who have been on the run for four days.

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U.S. weighs charges against GM in ignition switch recall

Prosecutors say General Motors likely hid information and made misleading statements about the massive recall.

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G7 leaders bid ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ to carbon fuels

Leaders of the world's major industrial democracies hope to wean their economies off carbon fuels, marking a major step in the battle against global warming.

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U.S. vows to boost cyber defenses amid signs of China hacking

The U.S. plans to aggressively bolster its cyber defenses, as officials probe a massive breach of federal government networks.

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Obama: Congress can fix health law if court rules against it

The high court is preparing to announce a decision that could wipe out health insurance for millions of people.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, June 9

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

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo views the scene of a prison escape in a handout picture from the New York Governor's Press Office taken at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York June 6, 2015.

Police question possible accomplice, as manhunt for escaped convicts continues

Authorities have questioned a prison worker as a possible accomplice to the convicted killers who escaped over the weekend.

First Assistant Suffolk County District Attorney Patrick Haggan points to surveillance video released during a press conference Monday, June 8, 2015, in Boston, which they say shows the fatal shooting of a Boston man suspected of plotting to kill police officers. The video comes from a restaurant across the street, and the figures shown are blurry. Police and the FBI say it shows officers shooting 26-year-old Usaama Rahim on June 2 in the city's Roslindale neighborhood after they attempted to question him about "terrorist-related information."

Video of police shooting released in terrorism probe

Surveillance video of Usaamah Abdullah Rahim threatening officers with a large knife in Boston has been released.

FILE- In this April 7, 2015 file photo provided by the Charleston County, S.C., Sheriff's Office shows Patrolman Michael Thomas Slager. A grand jury affirmed the state of South Carolina's murder charge on Monday, June 8, 2015, against Slager who fatally shot an unarmed back man trying to run from a traffic stop on April 4, 2015.

South Carolina ex-police officer indicted in death of black man

A grand jury indicted a white former police officer on a murder charge for the shooting death of a black man in South Carolina.

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

Federal data breaches offer treasure trove for hackers

A massive breach of U.S. federal computer networks disclosed this week is the latest in a flood of attacks by suspected Chinese hackers.

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The City Council voted this week to create a process for food-truck operators to apply for licenses.

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Illinois State Police Add July 4th Patrols, Road Side Checks

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Law enforcement officials are warning Illinois motorists not to drink and drive and to buckle up over the holiday weekend.

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Cab Driver Charged with Endangerment After Mt. Vernon Teen Leaves Camp

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A 13-year-old girl went missing after being dropped at an overnight church summer camp.

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New Attorneys for Man Accused of Killing Quincy 7th Grader

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The Adams County public defender's office cited a conflict of interest.