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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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U.S., Cuba hold highest-level meeting in 50 years

he encounter took place on the eve of the Summit of the Americas in Panama, where Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro will cross paths.

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Hey, drivers, wash your car!

People who live in areas where salt is used to clear roads of snow are getting some advice from U.S. safety regulators: Hit the car wash.

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Clinton ends suspends; to announce White House run on Sunday

Hillary Clinton will announce her second run for the presidency.

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Rand Paul up, Clinton down in latest presidential poll

Democrat Hillary Clinton has slipped against leading 2016 Republican candidates in Colorado, Iowa and Virginia.

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Iran’s Khamenei breaks silence in nuclear deal, says sanctions must go

The Iranian leader demanded sanctions be lifted at the same time as any final agreement on curbing its nuclear program.

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Listeria concerns prompt hummus, ice cream recall

Listeria is a food-borne illness that can be fatal in some cases.

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VA makes little headway in fight to shorten waits

The number of patients facing long waits at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics has not been dropping, despite reforms and a funding boost last summer.

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Tsarnaev convicted, jury weighs death sentence

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured 264 others, and the jury will now decide whether to sentence him to death.

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Poll: Most Americans side with gays in religious freedom disputes

A majority of Americans believe businesses should not be allowed to refuse services based on their religious beliefs in the wake of controversies in Indiana and Arkansas.

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GUILTY: Tsarnaev convicted in Boston Marathon bombing, eligible for death penalty

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted on all 30 counts.

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PHOTOS: Boston Marathon bombing trial

Dzokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of killing three people and injuring 264 in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, as well as fatally shooting a police officer four days later.

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U.S. soldier killed, others wounded in Afghan attack

A U.S. official says an American soldier was killed in a shooting incident in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.

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Rand Paul, in White House bid, takes on fellow Republicans first

The senator accused fellow Republicans of contributing to Washington's dysfunction, vowing to shatter the status quo and defend individual freedoms.

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Summer gas prices to be 32 percent lower than a year ago

The U.S. Energy Department expects gasoline to average $2.40 a gallon, down from $3.36 a year prior.

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Obama: Health care law an 8 out of 10, lawsuit a ‘last gasp’

The President says the Supreme Court would make a "bad decision" if it rules against state subsidies that help make the health care law affordable.

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White S. Carolina officer charged in fatal shooting of black man

A white police officer was charged with murder after video showed him shooting eight times at the back of a 50-year-old black man.

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