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Making headlines this week

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

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Baltimore officers charged in death of Freddie Gray

Six police officers face criminal charges, including second-degree murder and manslaughter, in the death of a black man who was arrested and suffered fatal injuries.

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Police departments across U.S. getting $20 million for body cameras

The grants represent the first portion to be approved by Congress of a $75 million, three-year body camera funding program requested in December by President Barack Obama.

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Poll: Americans approve of drone strikes on terrorists

A new survey shows that 6 in 10 Americans favor using drones to target and kill members of terrorist groups.

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Republicans pass deep spending cuts, aim at Obamacare

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives passed the first joint House-Senate budget plan in six years.

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Unemployment claims tumble to 15-year low

Consumer spending increased as the number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell.

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Protests against police violence spread across U.S.

Protesters marched against police violence in cities from New York to Denver, and a large demonstration in Baltimore ended peacefully.

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Sanders says he’ll seek Democratic nomination for president

The independent senator from Vermont, a self-described socialist and one of the most outspoken liberals in Congress, will seek the 2016 Democratic nomination.

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Vietnamese-Americans recall losses, gains since Saigon fell

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, the end of the Vietnam War, and the close of a bitter, devastating chapter in both U.S. and Vietnamese history.

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Boston bomber wanted life, brother wanted death, attorney says

His lawyers contend he should be spared capital punishment because he was a pawn in a scheme led by his brothers.

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Bud Light brewing up controversy with new labels

The beer maker says it is sorry for a slogan printed on bottles as part of its "Up for Whatever" campaign.

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Immigrant removals continue to decline under Obama

The Obama administration is on pace to deport the fewest number of immigrants in nearly a decade.

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Poll: Americans evenly split on gay marriage case

The poll was conducted just before the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday in a case that will likely decide whether state laws banning same-sex marriage are constitutional.

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Economy stalls in first quarter as weather, low energy prices bite

Economic growth braked more sharply than expected as harsh weather dampened consumer spending but there are signs activity is picking up.

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‘Baltimore Mom:’ Rioting son ‘knew he was in trouble’

Toya Graham, who was captured on video smacking her teenage son for participating in the Baltimore riots, says she was "shocked" to see her son in the crowd.

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Police enforce curfew in Baltimore, disperse protesters

Thousands of police in riot gear and National Guard troops dispersed protesters with pepper spray a day after the city was shaken by fires and violence.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, April 29

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NFL giving up ‘distraction’ of tax-exempt status

Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year.

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