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Ranger school success reflects U.S. military’s opening to women

When two women completed the daunting U.S. Army Ranger school this week they helped end questions about whether women can serve as combat leaders

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U.S. government, police working on counter-drone system

As concerns rise about a security menace posed by rogue drone flights, U.S. government agencies are working with state and local police forces to develop high-tech systems to protect vulnerable sites, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Aug. 20

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

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Russia’s Putin would consider meeting Obama at U.N.

The Russian President will "consider constructively" a request for a meeting with President Barack Obama at next month's U.N. General Assembly meeting.

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Ashley Madison hackers dump data online from cheating website

After threatening to release salacious details on as many as 37 million customers of the website, which uses the slogan "Life is short. Have an affair," hackers claimed to publish a huge cache of email addresses and credit card data stolen in July.

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U.S. ads target illegal immigration from Central America

Customs and Border Protection launched an ad campaign aimed at dissuading Central Americans from trying to enter the U.S illegally.

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Senate Democrats stake out both sides of Iran deal

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senator Robert Menendez blasted the U.S.-led international nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday, vowing…

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Aug. 19

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

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Lawyers for Boston bomber seek new trial in new location

In court papers, lawyers for the 22-year-old bomber said media coverage of the blast and its aftermath unfairly influenced the 12 jurors who found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of carrying out the attack and then sentenced him to death.

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State Department refers 305 Clinton emails for review

Last December, Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic Party nomination in the 2016 presidential election, handed over about 30,000 emails she sent and received while America's top diplomat.

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IRS: Hackers accessed taxpayer data

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) says a hacking attack into one of its computer databases revealed in May was much more extensive than previously thought, with nearly three times as many taxpayers hit by data theft.

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Iran still closed to U.S. influence after nuclear deal: Khamenei

Iran will remain closed to U.S. influence and continue to oppose U.S. policies in the Middle East after its nuclear deal with big powers, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Aug. 18

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

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Americans waiting longer than ever to buy first homes

The median first-time buyer is 33.

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Traffic deaths spike 14 percent this year

The National Safety Council says traffic deaths are up 14 percent in the first six months of this year and injuries are up by a third.

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Trump immigration plan calls for deporting children, building a wall

Trump, the frontrunner in a crowded Republican field, has made immigration a central plank of his campaign.

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Pencils down: More colleges drop standardized tests

Hey, high schoolers, scared of bombing on the SATs and not getting into college? Don't worry, a growing number of U.S. schools are scrapping standardized test scores as part of admission.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Aug. 17

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

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Suspect in shooting of New York firefighter killed by police

The man who shot a firefighter fled his New York home on Friday, opening fire on police, who returned it and shot him dead.

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Making headlines this week

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

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A new milestone for Facebook

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For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day.

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The latest news from the ‘Star Wars’ camp

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The young stars of the upcoming movie, "The Force Awakens," talk about their experiences filming with JJ Abrams.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Taylor Swift & Lisa Kudrow bring back ‘Smelly Cat’ from ‘Friends’

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From Central Perk to the Staples Center, Phoebe Buffay has hit the big time.

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Once considered rude, some cell phone etiquette is the new norm

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Do you text or otherwise engage with a small screen during a social gathering? A U.S. survey suggests you are not alone, even if you are annoyed when other people do exactly the same thing.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 28

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A look at Hollywood's most memorable headlines.