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President puts fresh face on Obamacare with new health secretary

Budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell will be the next health secretary, presiding over the next phase of Obamacare.

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At least 10 dead after FedEx truck slams into tour bus

10 are dead and 30 others injured in a fiery crash along a California highway.

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Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who abused children

Pope Francis asked for forgiveness for priests who molested children in some of his strongest words on the church's sexual abuse crisis.

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Friday

Obamacare enrollment tops 7.5M

More than 7.5 million people are expected to sign up for private health coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare law.

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10 for today: Friday, April 11

A look at the news making headlines today, Friday, April 11.

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Friday

Hillary Clinton dodges shoe at Las Vegas speech

A woman hurled a shoe at Hillary Clinton as she was delivering a speech, but Clinton dodged it and continued with her remarks.

Parents wait behind as police consult after several children were injured after being struck by a vehicle at a KinderCare Learning Center in Winter Park, Florida on April 9, 2014.

April 10, 2014

Suspect surrenders in deadly day-care car-crash

A suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 4-year-old girl at an Orlando-area day-care center has been taken into custody.

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April 10, 2014

Obama returns to Fort Hood for second memorial service in 5 years

President Barack Obama attended a solemn memorial service for victims of a tragic shooting at the Army base.

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April 10, 2014

Congress turns GM probe to engineers, considers legislation

Lawmakers investigating General Motors' slow recall of 2.6 million cars are zeroing in on those who may have been aware of problems.

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April 10, 2014

Death toll rises to 36 in Washington state mudslide

The death toll in a mudslide that buried much of a rural Washington state community last month rose to 36 on Wednesday.

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April 10, 2014

10 for today: Thursday, April 10

A look at the news making headlines today, Thursday, April 10.

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April 10, 2014

Officials seek motive in school stabbing spree

A 16-year-old student carrying two knives is accused of wounding nearly two dozen people.

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April 9, 2014

21 injured in stabbing-spree at Pittsburgh-area high school

A 16-year-old student went on a stabbing rampage, injuring more than a dozen students and staff.

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April 9, 2014

Senate Republicans block ‘paycheck fairness’ bill

Senate Republicans blocked a bill that Democrats said would give women a "fair shot" at equal pay.

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April 9, 2014

Hillary Clinton ‘thinking’ about 2016 presidential run

Clinton frequently deflects questions about her presidential ambitions.

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April 9, 2014

New pings spark confidence in Malaysia jet search

Australian officials said two new "ping" signals had been detected in the search for Flight MH370.

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April 9, 2014

More U.S. moms staying home with children

More American mothers are staying at home with their children.

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April 9, 2014

10 for today: Wednesday, April 9

A look at the news making headlines today, Wednesday, April 9.

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April 8, 2014

Comcast defends Time Warner merger as review kicks off

Comcast's merger would not deprive consumers of TV or broadband choices the company told U.S. regulators on Tuesday.

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April 8, 2014

Death toll in Oso mudslide rises to 34

The death toll in a mudslide that devastated a rural Washington state community rose to 34 as one more body was extricated from the rubble,

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Bill Expanding Access To Overdose Antidote OKed

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Maine's Democratic-led Legislature is sending to Republican Gov. Paul LePage a bill that would provide more people with access to a potentially life-saving anti-overdose drug.

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A Maine potato truck driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into several trees off of Interstate 95 in Carmel.

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The Maine Senate has failed to muster enough support to revive a bill that would have restored a program that provides rebates for residents who install solar panels.

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Maine Heating Oil Prices Down

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A government survey says the average price of Maine heating oil has dropped 3 cents to $3.64 per gallon.

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Man Dies After Moving Truck in Maine Flooding

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The Maine Warden Service says a 74-year-old man has been found dead after he stepped into a culvert and was swept downstream after moving his truck across a flooded road in Caswell.