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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the big stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Hundreds seek safety as historic floods ravage Texas

Thunderstorms continue to pelt large parts of the region as emergency responders are still working to rescue stranded residents.

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Visitors to NYC’s World Trade Center can ‘see forever’

The center's new observatory opens today, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 29

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

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FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls

Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.

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Deadly storms destroy homes, set new rain record

Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas as torrential rains battered the state.

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Military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs across U.S.

The live anthrax bacteria has been shipped to labs in nine states and an air base in South Korea.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, May 28

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

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Islamic State sympathizers may have made airline threats

ISIS sympathizers may be behind more than a dozen threats in the last few days to flights using U.S. airports.

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Storm death toll rises as Houston remains underwater

Torrential rains and flooding have turned streets into rivers, killing more than a dozen people and destroying hundreds of homes.

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Ford recalls nearly a half-million vehicles

Ford has recalled several models, including the Mustang and Taurus, for a power steering problem.

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U.S., allies put pressure on N. Korea’s nuclear program

The talks in Seoul follows a test of what the North said was a submarine-launched ballistic missile earlier this month.

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Thieves get access to more than 100K tax returns

From February to May, attackers gained access to personal tax information.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 27

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

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Storms kill 8 in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston largely underwater

By Anna Driver HOUSTON (Reuters) – Torrential rains have killed at least eight people in Texas and Oklahoma, including two…

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From the ‘big house’ to your house: Burglars share break-in tips

Three convicted burglars are sharing tips of their trade in a new YouTube video.

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Obama heralds first Memorial Day without ground war in 14 years

In remarks at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, Obama paid tribute to U.S. military personnel.

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Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, U.S. reassures Abadi

ISIS poured more fighters into Ramadi as security forces and Shi'ite paramilitaries prepared to try to retake the Iraqi city, while Washington scrambled on Monday to reassure Baghdad.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 26

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

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Egg prices jump as impact of bird flu begins pinching supply

The price of eggs has risen by as much as 58 percent, as farmers battle a bird flu that has killed millions of hens.

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Game 7 showdown in West finals welcomed by Ducks, Blackhawks

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Chicago Blackhawks center Brad Richards (91) waits for linesman Jean Morin, left, to release the puck in a face-off against Anaheim Ducks center Nate Thompson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.

One year after the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks both exited the playoffs with a loss in a seventh game, they're facing off in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals on tonight at Honda Center.

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Lightning strike: Tampa Bay beats Rangers, will play for Cup

Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) and New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) battle for the puck during the second period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Tampa, Fla., Friday, May 22, 2015. The Rangers won 5-1.

The Tampa Bay Lightning will play for the Stanley Cup, winning their third straight game at Madison Square Garden 2-0 on Friday night to beat the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals in seven games.

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Walker, Smith lead Mariners to 2-1 win over Indians

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker in action against the San Diego Padres in a baseball game Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Seattle.

Taijuan Walker allowed two hits over eight strong innings, Seth Smith hit a two-run homer, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians 2-1 Friday night.