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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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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, June 18

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

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Coming soon to a doorstep near you: Amazon drones

Commercials could take flight within a year, as federal regulators finalize rules for companies including Amazon.

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Economists predict shockwaves if Obamacare subsidies are nixed

As the Supreme Court prepares to rule on health insurance subsidies, economists project billions of dollars in lost spending if the court rules payments are illegal.

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U.S. births up after years of decline

Preliminary figures show there were about 53,000 more babies born in 2014 than the year before.

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Oh no! We might not have enough Turkeys for Thanksgiving

The U.S.D.A.'s turkey report shows a significant decline in the number of young turkeys, suggesting supplies of fresh whole birds may tighten this Turkey Day.

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House buys time on trade bill until July 30

Lawmakers extended a deadline for a second vote on legislation central to President Barack Obama's Pacific Rim trade pact, giving supporters time to obtain more backing for it.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, June 17

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

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FDA cracking down on trans fats

Calling them a threat to public health, the FDA hopes the move will prevent thousands of fatal heart attacks every year.

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Report: Blazers assistant coach fired after Aldridge remarks

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Portland's president of basketball operations Neil Olshey confirmed the news to The Oregonian.

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A’s end home skid against King Felix, beat Mariners

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin talks with umpires Adam Hamari, left, and Bill Miller, right, after the Texas Rangers' Carlos Corporan was given a base after being hit by a pitch from A's starter Kendall Graveman in the second inning of their baseball game Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. Texas won the game 10-1.

The A's only scored twice off Hernandez but peppered him for 10 hits — the most he has allowed this season.

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Women’s World Cup: England beats Germany to finish 3rd

The England women's national team celebrating after beating Germany 1-0 in the 2015 Women's World Cup to earn 3rd place

England's victory over the top-ranked Germans came after a gut-wrenching 2-1 semifinal loss to Japan that was decided on an own goal on Wednesday.

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Wimbledon: Defending champ Kvitova upset, Federer advances

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic makes a return to Kurumi Nara of Japan during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Madison Keys and Caroline Wozniacki also posted victories on the women's side.

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Bye bye Blazers: LaMarcus Aldridge chooses the San Antonio Spurs

Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) celebrates after scoring in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 105-99.

The Dallas native says on Twitter, "I'm happy to say I'm going home to Texas and will be a Spur!! I'm excited to join the team and be close to my family and friends."