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Fastest rising rents in U.S.? Answer might surprise you

Rents are climbing across much of the United States but the biggest gains aren't coming from New York or San Francisco.

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Pacific trade pact returns to Senate for second test

President Barack Obama's signature trade pact faces another test on Tuesday as legislation needed to close the deal returns for a second run through the chamber.

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South Carolina governor calls for removal of Confederate flag

Lawmakers are facing growing calls to take down the rebel flag at the state capitol grounds, a week after a white gunman allegedly fatally shot nine black worshipers at a historic church.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, June 23

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

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In wake of church massacre, South Carolina urged to remove rebel flag

Religious and elected leaders are calling for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the state capitol grounds, after the deadly attack on the Emanuel A.M.E. Church.

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General Mills to drop artificial ingredients from cereals

Starting next year your Lucky Charms will be made with ingredients you can pronounce.

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Hawaii becomes first state to raise smoking age to 21

The law takes effect on Jan. 1, 2016, and will also ban the sale, purchase or use of electronic cigarettes for those under the age of 21.

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Pentagon: U.S. won’t let Russia ‘drag us back to the past’

In an address in Berlin on Monday, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter accused Moscow of trying to re-create a Soviet-era sphere of influence.

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Supreme Court to next issue rulings on Thursday

Of the seven cases left to decide, the biggest are a challenge to state laws banning same-sex marriage and a conservative challenge to subsidies provided under Obamacare.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, June 22

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

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Making headlines this week

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

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Latest species to be tracked in national parks: You

Scientists are putting tracking devices on a new species — people — as they try to learn more about how their movements affect ecosystems in national parks.

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Search for answers follows South Carolina church massacre

A young white man accused in the fatal shooting of nine black people at a historic African-American church is in custody as police search for answers and a nation mourns.

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Senate passes defense policy bill, veto threatened

The Senate authorized some $600 billion in defense spending for the 2016 fiscal year and starts reforms that could help curb costs over the long run.

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Rangers, SEALs, now Raiders: Marines resurrect historic name

The Marines will rename several special operations units Marine Raiders, resurrecting a moniker used by World War II units that carried out risky amphibious and guerrilla operations.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, June 19

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

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Suspect in South Carolina church massacre arrested

Dylann Roof is accused of fatally shooting nine people during a prayer service at an historic African-American church, in what police are calling a hate crime.

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House revives Obama’s Pacific Rim trade pact

Lawmakers narrowly approved legislation key to securing a hallmark Pacific trade deal, partly reversing a defeat less than a week before, in a boost to President Barack Obama's goal of strengthening economic ties with Asia.

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No ready fix if Obamacare subsidies are lost

Lawmakers are unlikely to act to restore Obamacare subsidies in at least 34 states should the Supreme Court rule them illegal.

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Coming soon to the $10 bill: A woman

Move over Alexander Hamilton ... starting in 2020, the $10 bill will feature "a woman who has contributed to and represents the values of American democracy."

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DC Navy Yard on lockdown, police investigate reported shooting

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Police are responding to reports of an active shooter at Navy Yard in Washington, the same military installation where a gunman killed 12 people in 2013.

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U.S. files formal extradition request for 7 FIFA officials

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U.S. officials are looking into alleged bribery worth more than $100 million involving high-ranking officials at soccer's world governing body.

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TV Land ditches the ‘Dukes’

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Re-runs of the '80s sitcom "Dukes of Hazzard" are off the air amid controversy over portrayals of the Confederate flag, which is notably featured on the show's "General Lee" vehicle.

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For hundreds of thousands of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, symptoms can be worsened by the cracks and thunder of celebratory fireworks.

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Exhibit takes fans inside ‘Hunger Games’

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With hundreds of costumes, props, photos, and interactive displays, "The Hunger Games: The Exhibition" brings fans into the dystopian, post-apocalyptic nation of Panem.