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Baltimore mayor criticized for riot response

Hundreds were arrested and dozens injured, as looters broke into businesses and set more than 100 fires.

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Divided Supreme Court wrestles with gay marriage

The ruling, due by the end of June, will determine whether same-sex marriage will be legal nationwide.

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Boston bomber’s lawyer urges ‘unrelenting punishment’ over death

Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."

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PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake

Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.

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Death toll climbs as Nepal scrambles to organize quake relief

Thousands began fleeing the capital Kathmandu on Monday after two days of powerful aftershocks and shortages of food and water.

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Gas prices jump 13 cents; could climb further

The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped in the past two weeks to $2.58.

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Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments

The Senate plunges into a high-stakes debate this week over empowering Congress to review and possibly reject any nuclear deal with Iran.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, April 27

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

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Supreme Court appears on the cusp of declaring right to gay marriage

Based on the court's actions during the past two years, a sense of inevitability is in the air.

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Devastating Nepal quake topples towers, kills over 1,000

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

The problem was found through customer complaints.

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Jurors get day off in Boston bombing deliberations

Federal prosecutions have rested their case in the penalty phase of the federal trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Killing of U.S. al Qaeda media frontman seen as big blow for militants

American al Qaeda member Adam Gadahn, who faced treason charges in the U.S., was killed in a drone strike.

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Unusual ice cream recalls raise questions about cause

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies have raised questions about how listeria could have contaminated multiple manufacturing plants .

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Colleges giving new meaning to ‘BYOB’

You can now study for a bachelor's in beer or perhaps a master's in malt.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, April 24

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

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Loretta Lynch makes history as first black woman to serve as attorney general

Now U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, she will replace Eric Holder, who announced his resignation last year.

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American hostage held by al Qaeda inadvertently killed in U.S. operation

Warren Weinstein, held captive since 2011, was apparently killed during drone strikes on an al Qaeda compound.

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Joshua Corbett, 39, pleaded not guilty to charges including stalking and possession of a machine gun.

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