General Mills recalls 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios

The company is recalling the original and honey nut flavored varieties.


Obama confident Congress will approve Trans-Pacific Partnership

The U.S. is one of 12 Pacific Rim nations to reach a pact this week that would liberalize commerce, affecting the costs of products ranging from dairy to biotech drugs.


11 dead in historic South Carolina flooding

Floodwaters from unprecedented rain have closed some 550 roads and bridges and prompted hundreds of rescues of people trapped in homes and cars.


Yellowstone National Park sets record year with 3.8 million visitors so far

More people visited Yellowstone National Park last month than any September previously, and the park has set a new annual visitation record with nearly three months still left in the year.


California governor signs bill legalizing physician-assisted suicide

Physician-assisted suicide will become legal in California under a bill signed into law on Monday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, despite intense opposition from some religious and disability rights groups.


10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Oct. 6

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


Pacific trade negotiators reach landmark deal, fight over approval looms

The U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have reached a deal on the most sweeping trade liberalization pact in a generation.


Student loan debt crosses generations

Weighed down by their own loans, many parents lack the means to fund their children's educations without sinking even deeper into debt.


House GOP in turmoil with new uncertainty in speaker race

House Republicans are in upheaval as their front-runner for speaker faces fresh opposition and conservatives push to postpone leadership elections.


Supreme Court tackles social issues as election looms

The nine justices are set to wade into contentious social matters in their new term beginning on Monday including affirmative action, union powers, and voting rights.


East Coast hit by torrential rainfall, deadly flooding

A "once-in-a-millennium" downpour has left much of South Carolina under water.


10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Oct. 5

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Making headlines this week

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


Here they come again: Broader health care debate for 2016

After seven years of wrangling over what's now known as "Obamacare," you might think people would be tired of big ideas for revamping the country's health care system.


Oregon sheriff won’t ‘glorify’ mass killing by naming gunman

A day after the shooting at Umpqua Community College, residents of the quiet timber town are struggling to comprehend the deadliest mass killing this year in the U.S.


Volkswagen emission scandal investigation to take months

The automaker says it will take longer than expected to investigate its rigging of vehicle emissions tests, raising the prospect of months of uncertainty for customers, shareholders, and staff.


Millions of T-Mobile customers exposed in Experian breach

Experian, the world's biggest consumer credit monitoring firm, announced a massive data breach that exposed the personal data of 15 million people.


Hurricane pounds Bahamas, unlikely to be big threat to East Coast

A westerly shift in the forecast track of Joaquin spared the Carolinas, New York and New Jersey, where Sandy killed more than 120 people and caused $70 billion of property damage in October 2012.


10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Oct. 2

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Dozens killed, wounded in Oregon community college shooting

A gunman opened fire on Thursday at a community college in Oregon, killing 13 people and wounding some 20 others, in the latest mass killing to rock a U.S. school.

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