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Storms kill 8 in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston largely underwater

By Anna Driver HOUSTON (Reuters) – Torrential rains have killed at least eight people in Texas and Oklahoma, including two…

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From the ‘big house’ to your house: Burglars share break-in tips

Three convicted burglars are sharing tips of their trade in a new YouTube video.

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Obama heralds first Memorial Day without ground war in 14 years

In remarks at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, Obama paid tribute to U.S. military personnel.

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Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, U.S. reassures Abadi

ISIS poured more fighters into Ramadi as security forces and Shi'ite paramilitaries prepared to try to retake the Iraqi city, while Washington scrambled on Monday to reassure Baghdad.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 26

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

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Visitors to NYC’s World Trade Center can ‘see forever’

The center's new observatory opens Friday, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Egg prices jump as impact of bird flu begins pinching supply

The price of eggs has risen by as much as 58 percent, as farmers battle a bird flu that has killed millions of hens.

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Republicans looking for a few good ‘losers’ in 2016

As the next presidential election cycle begins the goal isn't necessarily to win every race, but to improve the performance of the Republican ticket overall.

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WATCH: The history of Memorial Day

This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

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Takata air bag recall could take years to complete

The largest auto recall in American history affects nearly 1 in 7 cars.

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Senate expected to act on NSA collection of phone records

If the Senate doesn't act, the laws authorizing the programs will expire June 1, and officials say they will lose valuable surveillance tools.

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Islamic State continues its advance in Syria

The success piles pressure on Damascus and Baghdad and throws doubt on a U.S. strategy of relying almost exclusively on air strikes to support the fight against ISIS.

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Cleanup of oil-covered California beach could take months

Oil spilled from a pipeline rupture has closed two state beaches and fouled offshore waters near Santa Barbara.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 22

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

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Domestic surveillance fate unclear after lengthy Senate talk

Key sections of the Patriot Act are set to expire on June 1.

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Survey: U.S. schools beef up safety measures

Public schools have increased security with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Crews struggle to clean 100,000 gallons of oil from California coastline

Cleanup crews fanned out across a California beach to scoop up gobs of petroleum in what may be the biggest oil spill to hit the Santa Barbara coastline in 46 years.

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Islamic State takes control of Syria’s Palmyra in westward advance

Islamic State now controls more than half of Syrian territory following four years of civil war.

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Storms kill 8 in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston largely underwater

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By Anna Driver HOUSTON (Reuters) – Torrential rains have killed at least eight people in Texas and Oklahoma, including two…