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After shooting, high cost of more security vexes movie theaters

Students walk through metal detectors, the Metropolitan Opera searches the purses of patrons, and air travel involves long lines and security checks. But movie theaters are unlikely to introduce such stringent measures.

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Congress pushes ahead on highway bill after Senate smackdown

Lawmakers are moving forward on must-pass highway legislation.

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Obama chides Kenya on gay rights, ready for closer security work

President Barack Obama told Kenya the U.S. is ready to work more closely in the battle against Islamist group al Shabaab, but chided his host on gay rights and discrimination.

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Trump tops CNN poll of 2016 Republicans, says he leads ‘movement’

The real estate magnate moved to the top of the Republican presidential field, edging out rival Jeb Bush and gaining support despite a series of controversial statements.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, July 27

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

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You can watch 100 years of newsreels on YouTube

More than a million minutes of historic footage and quirky diversions dating back to 1895 is being released for the masses.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Fiat Chrysler recalls 1M vehicles to prevent hacking

More than 1 million vehicles - including the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Dodge Challenger - have been recalled to update software for radios to prevent hacking.

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Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?

Social media giants including Twitter and Facebook are pushing back against legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity.

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Fiscal issues still haunting Congress

After notching a few legislative accomplishments this year, Congress is fast approaching a test, with the convergence of a series of fiscal challenges that if botched could lead to a government shutdown and even default.

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House passes anti-GMO labeling bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a hotly debated measure that blocks any mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically engineered crops.

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GOP-controlled Senate panel votes to lift Cuba travel ban

A panel has voted to lift a decades-long ban on travel to Cuba, giving a boost to moves to ease travel restrictions and open up relations with the Castro-governed nation.

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Police search for motive in ‘horrific’ Louisiana theater shooting

An Alabama drifter opened fire inside a crowded theater, killing two women and injuring several others, is the latest act of random gun violence to shock the U.S.

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Economists want you to stop borrowing from your 401(k)

Retirement experts are warning younger workers about using their retirement account like an ATM.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, July 24

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

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Gunman opens fire at Louisiana theater, kills two, injures nine

The shooting took place during a 7 p.m. CDT showing of the film "Train Wreck".

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Immigration to U.S. from Mexico drops sharply

Even as immigration remains a hot topic in the presidential campaign, the number of people emigrating from Mexico to the U.S. - legally and illegally - has dropped sharply in recent years.

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How to destroy your cell phone with Lindsey Graham

Republican presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham continue their public feud, with the senator "destroying" his cell phone after the real estate mogul gave out his phone number during a campaign rally.

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Kerry: critics of Iran deal spinning ‘fantasy,’ urges approval

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani both counter-attacked against conservatives at home who are trying to block last week's nuclear deal.

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Report: Social Security disability fund could dry up in 2016

The trustees that oversee Social Security said the disability trust fund will run out of money in 2016, right in the middle of a presidential campaign.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 5

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A look back on the headlines that made Hollywood history.

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‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

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Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

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The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

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Zayn Malik is single

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The former One Direction star has called off his engagement.