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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, April 29

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

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NFL giving up ‘distraction’ of tax-exempt status

Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, April 28

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

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Nepalis dig through quake rubble for survivors, death toll climbs

International aid has finally begun arriving in the Himalayan nation of 28 million people, as experts warn the death toll could top 10,000.

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Baltimore mayor criticized for riot response

Hundreds were arrested and dozens injured, as looters broke into businesses and set more than 100 fires.

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Divided Supreme Court wrestles with gay marriage

The ruling, due by the end of June, will determine whether same-sex marriage will be legal nationwide.

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Boston bomber’s lawyer urges ‘unrelenting punishment’ over death

Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."

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PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake

Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.

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Death toll climbs as Nepal scrambles to organize quake relief

Thousands began fleeing the capital Kathmandu on Monday after two days of powerful aftershocks and shortages of food and water.

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Gas prices jump 13 cents; could climb further

The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped in the past two weeks to $2.58.

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Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments

The Senate plunges into a high-stakes debate this week over empowering Congress to review and possibly reject any nuclear deal with Iran.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, April 27

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

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Supreme Court appears on the cusp of declaring right to gay marriage

Based on the court's actions during the past two years, a sense of inevitability is in the air.

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Rauner’s Workers Comp Reform Fails

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A party-line vote Wednesday afternoon kept a workers' compensation restructuring from going to the Senate floor.

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Manar: Budget Unlikely by May 31

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"Cutting vital services, banking $2.2 billion of... just... fictional pension savings that aren't going to occur, we're going to claim to be balanced?"

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Illinois Bill Penalizes for Leaving Pets in Extreme Weather

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Offenders could face up to a year in jail and fines of up to $2,500.

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Mt. Zion High School to Randomly Drug Test Some Students

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Students will be randomly selected for urinalysis tests to detect alcohol or marijuana, among other drugs.

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Measure Banning Electronic Cigarettes for Minors Passes Legislature

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Vaping's not for kids. At least, that's what Illinois lawmakers say.