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Making headlines this week

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

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Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

The problem was found through customer complaints.

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Jurors get day off in Boston bombing deliberations

Federal prosecutions have rested their case in the penalty phase of the federal trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Killing of U.S. al Qaeda media frontman seen as big blow for militants

American al Qaeda member Adam Gadahn, who faced treason charges in the U.S., was killed in a drone strike.

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Unusual ice cream recalls raise questions about cause

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies have raised questions about how listeria could have contaminated multiple manufacturing plants .

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Colleges giving new meaning to ‘BYOB’

You can now study for a bachelor's in beer or perhaps a master's in malt.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, April 24

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

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Loretta Lynch makes history as first black woman to serve as attorney general

Now U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, she will replace Eric Holder, who announced his resignation last year.

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American hostage held by al Qaeda inadvertently killed in U.S. operation

Warren Weinstein, held captive since 2011, was apparently killed during drone strikes on an al Qaeda compound.

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Reagan, MLK, Nicki Minaj: 2016 candidates are name-droppers

Presidential hopefuls are salting their speeches, interviews, and tweets with mentions of ... everyone.

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Victims describe injuries, loss at marathon bombing trial

The brutality and long-lasting impact of the Boston Marathon bombing is being brought home to jurors.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, April 23

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

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Home sales hit 18-month high

The fairly upbeat report from the National Association of Realtors on Wednesday implied the economy was regaining some momentum after hitting a speed bump at the start of the year.

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New Pentagon strategy warns of cyberwar capabilities

For the first time publicly, the U.S. military says it plans to use cyberwarfare as an option in conflicts with enemies.

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It’s now easier to sue the government

The U.S. Supreme Court has made it easier for people to sue the federal government.

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House backs bill to boost energy efficiency

The House has given final legislative approval to a long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency.

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Jurors see ‘defiant’ Tsarnaev as feds argue for death

The prosecutor called Tsarnaev "unconcerned, unrepentant and unchanged" after the bombings that killed three people and injured more than 260.

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Anti-human trafficking bill expected to pass Senate

Bipartisan legislation aimed at helping the victims of sex trafficking is set to pass after being sidetracked for weeks.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, April 22

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

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Timing of sanctions relief a major issue as Iran talks resume

After a tentative deal between Iran and the six powers was reached, different interpretations have emerged over what was agreed to.

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Mumford & Sons: No cell phones allowed

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The British folk band has banned phones from a concert on Monday amid fears fans will record and leak their new material.

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Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns

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The decision to swap sweeteners comes as Americans keep turning away from popular diet sodas.

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