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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

Boston bomber wants a new trial

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has been sentenced to death, filed a motion in federal court on Monday seeking a new trial.

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South Carolina Senate expected to vote to remove Confederate flag

South Carolina is poised to remove the Confederate battle flag from the state house, where it has flown for five decades despite being viewed by many as a symbol of slavery.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, July 7

Here's a look at the stories that will be talked about today, Tuesday, July 7.

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Postal carriers getting a panic button

It used to be that mail carriers had to just contend with dogs and weather but a rise in other work-related dangers has pushed the postal service to adopt new technology.

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Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday with a long to-do list.

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Iran demands end to U.N. missile sanctions, West refuses

A dispute over U.N. sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and a broader arms embargo are among issues holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, July 6

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

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U.S. triumph caps truly global Women’s World Cup

The United States returned to the pinnacle of women's soccer with a 5-2 crushing of Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final at the end of a riveting tournament that pushed the sport into new territory.

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Illinois Corn Crop Deteriorates, Some Areas Could Use Rain

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Most of the state’s been getting a break from heavy rain over the past few weeks, but that could be a problem pretty soon.

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Illinois’ Economy Still Steadily Growing

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Illinois’ economy is still steadily growing.

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Ill. Senate Taking Up Plan to Spend $5B in Federal Money

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The Illinois Senate is expected to vote on the measure today.

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Northwestern University Given $17.5 Million to Study New HIV Treatment

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Northwestern University has been given a $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to invent.

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Clean Jobs Coalition’s Idea to Comply with Federal Mandates: Pass Our Bill

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How will Illinois comply with the president’s Clean Power Plan? One group has the answer – pass our bill.