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American Pharoah wins Belmont to capture Triple Crown

American Pharoah entered horse racing's all-time greats by winning the Belmont Stakes to capture the coveted Triple Crown in nearly four decades.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Data stolen in massive government hack dates back to 1985

Hackers broke into government computers, compromising the personal data of millions of current and former federal employees.

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EPA: Fracking not ‘widespread risk’ to drinking water

Fracking for shale oil and gas has not led to widespread pollution of drinking water, although some drilling activities could potentially cause health risks.

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Move over Viagra, it’s the women’s turn

The makers of a twice-rejected pill intended to boost libido in women will try once again this week to persuade regulators that the drug warrants approval as the first prescription treatment for low sexual desire in women.

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Global warming isn’t taking a break

An apparent slowdown in the pace of global warming is likely an illusion after a new study found no break in the trend of rising temperatures.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, June 5

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today, Friday, June 5.

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Recall: Safety of Takata air bag replacements questioned

At least 400,000 of the replacement Takata air bags used to fix the historic recall will need to be replaced again due to another potentially defective part.

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Texas doctors do first skull-scalp transplant

The surgery marks the first transplant of its kind, to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment.

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FBI: Boston man talked of a beheading, killing officers

Usaama Rahim was killed after he lunged at investigators who wanted to question him.

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Obama hasn’t sold Dems on trade agenda

President Barack Obama's make-or-break push for expanded trade is meeting stiff resistance from fellow Democrats in the House.

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Pentagon: Labs in 17 states got live anthrax

A U.S. military base in Utah sent live anthrax samples to 51 labs across America, and that number may rise.

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Iran, six powers resume nuclear talks as June 30 deadline looms

Other lingering issues to be resolved include monitoring and verification measures to ensure Iran could not pursue a clandestine nuclear weapons program.

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U.S economy growing at ‘modest’ pace

The "Beige Book" says that while manufacturing had either held steady or increased, growth was tempered by the downturn in the oil and gas industry.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, June 4

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

Law enforcement officials are gathered on a residential street in Everett, Massachusetts June 2, 2015 in connection to a man shot dead by law enforcement in Boston after coming at them with a large knife when they tried to question him as part of a terrorism-related investigation, authorities said.

Slain Boston man had planned to kill police officers

A Massachusetts man slain by law enforcement officers had discussed plans to behead police officers with an associate arrested the same day.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gestures as he addresses reporters during a joint press conference with OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria, at the OECD headquarter in Paris, Thursday March 12, 2015.

Global watchdog slashes US economic forcast

The world economy risks a low-growth spiral unless measures are taken to spur demand and incite businesses to boost sluggish investments.

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley speaks as FBI Special Agent in Charge of Boston Vincent B. Lisi, left to right, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans, far right, look on during a joint news conference at the Boston Police Department's Headquarters Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in Boston. A man under surveillance by a joint terrorism task force was shot and killed outside a pharmacy Tuesday after he lunged with a knife at a city police officer when asked to drop his military style knife before the officer and an FBI agent opened fire.

Man shot dead after lunging at police in Boston

A man who was under surveillance by terrorism investigators lunged with a knife at a police in Boston.

A playground is seen behind a locked gate at Woods Elementary Math & Science Academy in Chicago, Illinois, United States, May 8, 2015.

Empty schools pose tough sell for Chicago

Shuttered buildings have become a vivid symbol of the fight over Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's education reform.

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