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A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you might have missed.

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SUVs, smoke detectors among this week’s recalls

Ford and Toyota are among the companies that have issued recalls this week.

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Top Republicans back Obama’s plan to combat ISIS

Republican leaders who support the plans must unite factions within their party.

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Woman arrested after 3 dead babies found in filthy Mass. home

Police arrested 31-year-old Erika Murray on charges she misled a police investigation into the incident at the house.

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Ohio high school shooter recaptured after prison escape

A teen serving a life sentence for fatally shooting three Cleveland-area high school students in 2012 was caught after scaling a fence to escape.

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Obama, victims’ families pause to remember 9/11

Victims' relatives gathered in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania to commemorate those killed 13 years ago.

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PHOTOS: Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, America paused to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.

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Senators urge Burger King to ditch move to Canada

Lawmakers want Burger King to scrap plans to move its tax domicile to Canada as part of a deal to buy Tim Hortons.

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Obama orders airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State

President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in a broad escalation of a campaign against the militant group.

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Now open, 9/11 museum sees influx of new artifacts

Four months after opening, the National September 11 Memorial Museum has gotten more than 100 new items from victims' families and survivors.

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WATCH: Building the 9/11 memorial

See 10 years of building the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center in just 3 minutes.

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ISIS strategy includes support for Syrian opposition, Iraq

The White House says Obama will "pursue a comprehensive strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy" the militant organization.

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U.S. job openings stay near 13-year high; hiring up

Companies have stepped up hiring to the fastest pace in nearly seven years.

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Home Depot data breach could go back to April

Experts fear hackers stole more than 40 million payment cards, topping last year’s unprecedented attack on Target.

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Foundation, not NYC, running 9/11 events

For the first time, the Sept. 11 foundation is in charge of New York City's annual 9/11 anniversary ceremony.

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

House formally condemns Obama for prisoner swap

House members condemned Obama for failing to give Congress notice before exchanging POW Bowe Bergdahl for five members of the Taliban.

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College savings on the rise as plans average $20K

Americans are saving more than ever for college.

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Home Depot security breach could rival Target

The home improvement retailer said the problem could extend back to April and affect all of its 2,200 U.S. stores.

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Top health adviser wants end to partisan fighting over Obamacare

President Barack Obama's top health adviser says the public and businesses want to move on with implementing the law.

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Obama to press Congress for action on Islamic State

President Barack Obama will meet with lawmakers as the administration seeks support for an offensive against Islamic State militants.

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COUNTDOWN: Fall movie preview

This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Ben Affleck in a scene from "Gone Girl." The film will make its world premiere as the opening night film at the 52nd New York Film Festival. The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Thursday, July 17, 2014, that the highly anticipated adaption of Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel will kick off the festival on September 26. The 20th Century Fox thriller, which stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, will premiere in theaters shortly after on October 3.

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‘Unqualified advice’ with ‘Parks & Rec’ star Nick Offerman

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The actor gives everyday people advice on their most-pressing problems.

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Producer profiled in ‘Jersey Boys’ dead at 82

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Crewe helped write and produce hits for acts including The Four Seasons, Patti LaBelle, and Michael Jackson.