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Millions bracing for winter wallop

The National Weather Service describes the storm as "potentially crippling," with snowfall expected to exceed two feet in some areas.

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Automakers recalled 51 million cars last year

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says there were 868 separate recalls issued last year.

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Kerry believes 2016 will see Islamic State ‘seriously dented’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he believed Islamic State's military capabilities in Iran and Syria would be seriously weakened by the end of 2016.

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There were a lot of guns confiscated at American airports last year

Security officials intercepted a record 2,653 firearms - 83 percent of them loaded - from carry-on bags at airport security checkpoints last year.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Jan. 22

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

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Obama does victory lap for American auto industry

President Barack Obama, facing Republican criticism over the state of the economy, did a Detroit victory lap on Wednesday to showcase the auto companies his administration helped save, but the industry has not turned out the way he hoped in 2009.

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Much of U.S. prepping for major snowstorm

A blustery weekend storm is expected to slam the East Coast with up to 2 feet of snow.

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Senate Democrats block Syria refugee bill

U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday narrowly blocked legislation that would slow the entry of refugees from Syria and Iraq to the United States in a contentious vote cloaked in presidential election-year politics.

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U.S. immigration case could set limits on presidential power

The U.S. Supreme Court challenge to President Barack Obama's immigration policies could have an impact far beyond determining whether millions of undocumented immigrants can remain in the country.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Jan. 21

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

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U.S. congressional committee subpoenas ex-drug CEO Shkreli

A U.S. congressional committee has demanded that former drug executive Martin Shkreli appear at a hearing on drug prices.

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Palin’s endorsement fails to excite Trump rallygoers

When it comes to influencing the 2016 U.S. presidential race, Sarah Palin's star power is turning out to be dimmer than expected.

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Stocks plunge along with price of oil; Dow off 500 points

Wall Street moved deep into the red in volatile trading on Wednesday

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Colorado cinema killer James Holmes transferred to third prison

Colorado movie theater gunman James Holmes has been moved to a different prison for the third time.

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10 FOR TODAT: Wednesday, Jan. 20

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

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Gov’t report: Budget deficit to rise to $544B this year

A government report released Tuesday estimates that this year's budget deficit will rise to $544 billion.

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Twitter hit by sporadic outages in many parts of globe

Twitter said on Tuesday its social network was suffering ongoing outages.

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Supreme Court sets election-year clash on immigration

Texas is leading 26 mainly Republican-dominated states in challenging the Democratic administration's immigration plan.

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Iran’s Khamenei welcomes sanctions lift, warns of U.S. ‘deceit’

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday welcomed the lifting of international sanctions against Iran, but warned that Tehran should remain wary of its old enemy the United States.

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Bipartisan bill revises healthier meal standards in schools

School nutrition directors and first lady Michelle Obama could be headed for a truce on healthier meal standards for the nation's schoolchildren.

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Fiorina drops out of the presidential race

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina waits to be introduced at a campaign event at Maple Avenue Elementary School Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Goffstown, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

The former technology executive announced on Twitter that she is suspending her campaign.

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Christie expected to end 2016 White House bid

Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie embraces his son Patrick during a primary night rally in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. At left is Christie's older son Andrew and wife Mary Pat at right. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Christie had banked his presidential prospects on a strong finish in New Hampshire, but finished behind most Republican rivals.

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Yellen: Fed not likely to reverse course on rates despite risks

U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in Washington February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Chances are slim the Federal Reserve would need to reverse the rate tightening cycle it began in December.