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Parts of Patriot Act Expire

1. Certain parts of the post-9/11 Patriot Act expired today, June 1, including the NSA's collection of Americans' phone records. The Senate worked over the weekend to try to come to an agreement before the program expired, but were unable to settle in time. Read more here.

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President Barack Obama speaks to members of the media during his meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Obama began with commenting on flooding in Texas and calling on Senate to act on USA Freedom Act. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Sen. Patrick Leahy (L) (D-VT) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) leave the Senate floor after passage of the USA Freedom Act June 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. The legislation will replace the recently expired Patriot Act and passed the Senate by a vote of 67-32. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Joyce Barr (L), chief FOIA officer for the State Department, Melanie Anne Pustay (2L), director of the Office of Information Policy at the Justice Department, Karen Neuman (3L), chief FOIA officer at the Homeland Security Department, and Mary Howard (2R), director of the Internal Revenue Service's Privacy, Governmental Liaison and Disclosure Division, watch as Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-CA) (2R) and Brodi Fontenot, chief FOIA officer at the Treasury Department, shake hands during a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill June 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. The committee held the hearing about the Freedom of Information Act process. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) talks with reporters about the passage of the USA FREEDOM Act at the U.S. Capitol June 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Co-sponsored by Sen. Mike Lee and Sen. Patrick Leahy, the legislation passed the Senate 67-32, matches the House version of the bill and will go to President Barack Obama for his signature. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) (L) tells House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) 'A bad bill is better than no bill at all,' after the final passage of the USA FREEDOM Act at the U.S. Capitol June 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Reforming how the nation's spy agencies collects citizens' phone data, the legislation passed the Senate 67-32, matching the House version of the bill and going to President Barack Obama for his signature. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Sen. John Thune (R-SD) (C) talks with reporters after the final passage of the USA FREEDOM Act at the U.S. Capitol June 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Reforming how the nation's spy agencies collects citizens' phone data, the legislation passed the Senate 67-32, matching the House version of the bill and going to President Barack Obama for his signature. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 01: U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) talks with U.S. Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) (L) in between television interviews in the Russell Senate Office Building rotunda on Capitol Hill June 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. In protest of the National Security Agency's sweeping program to collect U.S. citizens' telephone metadata, Paul blocked an extension of some parts of the USA PATRIOT Act, allowing them to lapse at 12:01 a.m. Monday. The Senate will continue to work to restore the lapsed authorities by amending a House version of the bill and getting it to President Obama later this week. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 01: U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) does a live interview with FOX News in the Russell Senate Office Building rotunda on Capitol Hill June 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. In protest of the National Security Agency's sweeping program to collect U.S. citizens' telephone metadata, Paul blocked an extension of some parts of the USA PATRIOT Act, allowing them to lapse at 12:01 a.m. Monday. The Senate will continue to work to restore the lapsed authorities by amending a House version of the bill and getting it to President Obama later this week. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Earnest discussed the NSA phone collection bill, US-led coalition's IS group strategy, and Bruce Jenner's transition to Caitlyn Jenner, and other topics. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31: The U.S. Capitol is illuminated at dusk, May 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. The National Security Agency's authority to collect bulk telephone data is set to expire June 1, unless the Senate can come to an agreement to extend the surveillance programs. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31: (L - R) Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) listens as Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks to reporters after exiting the Senate chamber, on Capitol Hill, May 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. The National Security Agency's authority to collect bulk telephone data is set to expire June 1, unless the Senate can come to an agreement to extend the surveillance programs. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill, May 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. The National Security Agency's authority to collect bulk telephone data is set to expire June 1, unless the Senate can come to an agreement to extend the surveillance programs. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) talks with reporters on his way to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill, May 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. The National Security Agency's authority to collect bulk telephone data is set to expire June 1, unless the Senate can come to an agreement to extend the surveillance programs. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama meets with Attorney General Loretta Lynch in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 29, 2015. The said a "handful of senators" are the only thing standing in the way of an extension of key Patriot Act provisions before they expire at midnight Sunday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
President Barack Obama speaks to media as he meets with Attorney General Loretta Lynch in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 29, 2015. The president said a "handful of senators" are the only thing standing in the way of an extension of key Patriot Act provisions before they expire at midnight Sunday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 29: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) talks to members of the news media after meeting with Attorney General Loretta Lynch in the Oval Office at the White House May 29, 2015 in Washington, DC. Calling it an essential piece of legislation for fighting terrorism, Obama demanded that the U.S. Senate pass the USA Freedom Act, a piece of legislation that would end bulk collection of Americans' metadata, improve the FISA court and other security reforms. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31: Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) talks to reporters after leaving the Senate floor on Capitol Hill, May 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. The National Security Agency's authority to collect bulk telephone data is set to expire June 1, unless the Senate can come to an agreement to extend the surveillance programs. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) gets into an elevator after leaving the Senate floor on Capitol Hill, May 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. The National Security Agency's authority to collect bulk telephone data is set to expire June 1, unless the Senate can come to an agreement to extend the surveillance programs. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19: Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) talks to reporters after the weekly Senate GOP policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Although he does not support the House version of the PATRIOT Act reauthorization, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said the Senate would go forward with a vote on the legislation that would eliminate the bulk data collection programs, which were exposed by Edward Snowden. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
In this image from Senate video, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and a Republican presidential contender, speaks on the floor of the U.S. Senate Wednesday afternoon, May 20, 2015, at the Capitol in Washington, during a long speech opposing renewal of the Patriot Act. Paul claimed he was filibustering, but under the Senate rules, he wasn’t. (Senate TV via AP)
FILE - In this May 19, 2015 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Key Patriot Act anti-terror provisions, including bulk collection of Americans’ phone records, expire at midnight unless senators come up with an 11th hour deal in an extraordinary Sunday afternoon session. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
FILE - In this April 29, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks at the National Press Club in Washington. Republican senators eyeing the presidency split over the renewal of the Patriot Act surveillance law, with civil libertarians at odds with traditional defense hawks who back tough spying powers in the fight against terrorism. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
FILE - In this May 16, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul speaks in Des Moines, Iowa. Paul vowed on Monday to “everything possible” to block renewal of the terrorism-era Patriot Act, but the Republican presidential hopeful conceded it may not be enough. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
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2. In case you missed it this weekend, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg in a bicycle accident while abroad, and was immediately taken by helicopter to a Swiss hospital. He was later flown to the United States for further treatment and is said to be in good spirits. He'd broken his right femur. Read more here.

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In this picture taken on March 16, 2015 US Secretary of State John Kerry rides his bike during a break in Lausanne. According to an official spokesperson, US Secretary of State John Kerry was taken to hospital after having sustained suspected leg injuries during a cycling accident near Scionzier, France on May 31, 2015. He was transported via medical helicopter to the Geneva University Hospital (HUG), where he is currently being evaluated. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - MAY 31: An helicopter sits atop the roof of the Geneva main hospital (HUG) on May 31, 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. Secretary of State John Kerry was taken by helicopter to Genevas main medical centre (HUG) after he broke his leg in a bike crash in Scionzier, France - near Geneva. The Secretary of State was holding nuclear talks with Iran's foreign minister in Geneva. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)
A helicopter takes off from the roof of the Geneva University Hospital (HUG) in Geneva on May 31, 2015 where US Secretary of State John Kerry received treatment after a cycling accident. US Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg in a cycling accident in France and will fly back to the United States for treatment, cutting short a European trip. Kerry, 71, a keen cyclist, was hospitalised in the Swiss city of Geneva after the accident across the border in the French Alps, the State Department said. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
Police officers stand guard at the entrance of the Geneva University Hospital (HUG)in Geneva on May 31, 2015 while US Secretary of State John Kerry was receiving treatment there after a cycling accident. US Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg in a cycling accident in France and will fly back to the United States for treatment, cutting short a European trip. Kerry, 71, a keen cyclist, was hospitalised in the Swiss city of Geneva after the accident across the border in the French Alps, the State Department said. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - MAY 31: Geneva main hospital (HUG) building is seen on May 31, 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. Secretary of State John Kerry was taken by helicopter to Genevas main medical centre (HUG) after he broke his leg in a bike crash in Scionzier, France - near Geneva. The Secretary of State was holding nuclear talks with Iran's foreign minister in Geneva. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)
A cameraman films the Geneva University Hospital (HUG) where US Secretary of State John Kerry receives treatment on late May 31, 2015 in Geneva. Kerry broke his leg in a cycling accident in France on May 31, his spokesman said, adding that he was in 'stable condition' and will return to the United States for treatment. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
Police officers stand guard at the entrance of the Geneva University Hospital (HUG)in Geneva on May 31, 2015 while US Secretary of State John Kerry was receiving treatment there after a cycling accident. US Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg in a cycling accident in France and will fly back to the United States for treatment, cutting short a European trip. Kerry, 71, a keen cyclist, was hospitalised in the Swiss city of Geneva after the accident across the border in the French Alps, the State Department said. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
The plane of the US secretary of state prepares to take off without John Kerry onboard on May 31, 2015 in Geneva. Kerry, who broke his leg in a cycling accident in France on May 31, will return to the United States for treatment with a medicalized plane. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
The plane of the US secretary of state takes off without John Kerry onboard on May 31, 2015 in Geneva. Kerry, who broke his leg in a cycling accident in France on May 31, will return to the United States for treatment with a medicalized plane. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives to attend the inauguration of Nigeria's new President Mohammadu Buhari at the Eagles Square in Abuja, on May 29, 2015. Buhari, 72, defeated Goodluck Jonathan in March 28 elections -- the first time in Nigeria's history that an opposition candidate had beaten a sitting president. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 21: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R) waves goodbye to reporters after making a brief statment to the news media during a meeting with his cabinet with (L-R) Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Interiro Secretary Sally Jewell, Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter at the White House May 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama said that his cabinet would use the meeting to 'run through the tape' and look back on recent successes and where to focus attention over the last 18 months in office. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
US Secretary of State John Kerry disembarks from his airplane upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, May 19, 2015. Kerry returns after traveling to Beijing, China, Seoul, South Korea, and Seattle, Washington. AFP PHOTO / POOL / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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3. Vice President Joe Biden's son Beau Biden died this weekend at the age of 46, after battling brain cancer. He had followed his father's footsteps, entering politics and serving as Delaware's attorney general for two terms, and was planning to run for governor in 2016. Read more here.

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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2008, file photo, then-Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., left, embraces his son Beau on stage at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. A spokesman for the Delaware Department of Justice says Beau Biden, that state's attorney general, has been hospitalized after becoming weak and disoriented after a drive for a family vacation. Agency spokesman Jason Miller said late Monday that Biden, the vice president's son, is currently undergoing testing in Houston to investigate the cause of his symptoms. Vice President Biden accompanied his son to Houston. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
Capt. Beau Biden kisses his son Hunter, 3, after an official welcome home ceremony for members of the Delaware Army National Guard 261st Signal Brigade, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009, in Dover, Del. Biden, the son of Vice president Joe Biden, is also the Attorney General of Delaware. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
Democrat Beau Biden, who was elected state attorney general, is joined by his parents, Jill Biden and Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., during his victory celebration in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006. (AP Photo/Pat Crowe II)
Beau Biden, Attorney General of Delaware and son of Vice President Joe Biden points towards the delegates before his nominates his father during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. Los Angeles Mayor and Democratic Convention Chairman Antonio Villaraigosa claps in the background. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Beau Biden, Attorney General of Delaware and son of Vice President Joe Biden nominates his father for the Office of Vice Presdient of the United States during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Attorney General of Delaware and Son of Vice President Joe Biden Beau Biden waves at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 6, 2012 on the final day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC). US President Barack Obama is expected to accept the nomination from the DNC to run for a second term as president. AFP PHOTO Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)
CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: Attorney General of Delaware Beau Biden gestures on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC, which concludes today, nominated U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 28: Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden speaks during the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition conference on Spetember 28, 2010 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is a broad-based influential network of 400 businesses and NGOs and national security and foreign policy experts who support a smart approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a safer world. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama shakes hands with Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, left, next to Biden's wife Hallie Biden, far left, and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell as he arrives at New Castle Air National Guard Base in New Castle, Del., Thursday, July 17, 2014, en route to Wilmington where he is expected to visit the site of the damaged I-495 bridge in Wilmington to speak about transportation and infrastructure. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Beau Biden talks with President Barack Obama on the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, after his father, Vice President Joe Biden, rear, took his ceremonial oath during the 57th Presidential Inauguration. (AP Photo/Win McNamee, Pool)
Los Angeles Mayor and Democratic Convention Chairman Antonio Villaraigosa, right, listens as Beau Biden, Attorney General of Delaware and son of Vice President Joe Biden, speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Vice President Joe Biden's son Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden passes water to people in the crowd as his father shakes hands at the Metro Detroit AFL-CIO Labor Day Rally, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Vice President Joe Biden arrives with his son Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden and his grandson Hunter Biden, 6, at the Metro Detroit AFL-CIO Labor Day Rally, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Vice President Joe Biden and his son Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden places and order at Kroll's West Restaurant, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden attends the AOL Huffington Post Game Changers Awards at Skylight Soho on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
Vice President Joe Biden arrives with his son Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden and his grandson Hunter Biden, 6, at the Metro Detroit AFL-CIO Labor Day Rally, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden responds to a question during an interview with the Associated Press in Dover, Del., Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010. When asked about his long-range plans, specifically about whether he is eyeing the U.S. Senate seat long held by his father, the eldest son of vice president Joe Biden remains coy. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
Delaware Democratic Congressional candidate John Carney, left, and Attorney General candidate Beau Biden, center, talk with Steve High, right, before the start of a news conference, Friday Oct. 29, 2010, in Newark, Del. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, right, talks with Col. Robert Coupe at a Delaware State Police Promotion Ceremony in Dover, Del., Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010. When asked about his long-range plans, specifically about whether he is eyeing the U.S. Senate seat long held by his father, the eldest son of vice president Joe Biden remains coy. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
FILE - In a Dec. 23, 2009 photo, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden holds a press conference at the Department of Justice in Georgetown, Del. Biden, 41, left Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia Tuesday, May 17, 2010, week after what doctors said was a mild stroke. He was accompanied by his father-in-law and carrying his 4-year-old son, Hunter. (AP Photo/Chuck Snyder, File)
President Barack Obama, center and Beau Biden, Attorney of Deleware, right, watch as his father Joe Biden is sworn in at the ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Vice President Joe Biden arrives with his son Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden and his grandson Hunter Biden, 6, at the Metro Detroit AFL-CIO Labor Day Rally, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Los Angeles Mayor and Democratic Convention Chairman Antonio Villaraigosa, right, greets Beau Biden, Attorney General of Delaware and son of Vice President Joe Biden during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden responds to a question during an interview with the Associated Press in Dover, Del., Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010. When asked about his long-range plans, specifically about whether he is eyeing the U.S. Senate seat long held by his father, the eldest son of vice president Joe Biden remains coy. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
** ADVANCE FOR OCT. 7-8 ** Democratic candidate for Attorney General Beau Biden at his office in Wilmington, Del., on Sept. 29, 2006 (AP Photo/Pat Crowe II)
FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2008 file photo, then-Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., front, is seen with his son Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. In a statement Tuesday, May 11, 2010, the White House says Vice President Joe Biden's son, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, is being treated at a Delaware hospital. The White House says Biden is awake and alert and communicating with his parents and wife, who are with him, but provided no information on Biden's symptoms or possible illness. He is hospitalized at Christiana Hospital in Newark. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Delaware Rep. Mike Castle, left, applauds as Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, right, is introduced during Return Day, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, in Georgetown, Del. Political candidates from across Delaware are gathering to make amends after this year's campaigns and symbolically bury the hatchet. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden responds to a question during an interview with the Associated Press in Dover, Del., Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010. When asked about his long-range plans, specifically about whether he is eyeing the U.S. Senate seat long held by his father, the eldest son of vice president Joe Biden remains coy. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
WILMINGTON, DE - OCTOBER 29: U.S. Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) (L) and Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden talk after campaigning for Delaware Democratic Senate nominee Chris Coons outside the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 475 October 29, 2010 in Newark, Delaware. Coons is polling in double digits ahead of his opponent Republican Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell going into the last four days of campaigning before Tuesday's midterm elections. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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4. The sun is finally shining on Texas this week, revealing the staggering damage across the state. Experts suggest it tops $45 million. Read more here.

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Flood waters from the Brazos River inundate a residential area, Friday, May 29, 2015, in Granbury, Texas. Floodwaters submerged Texas highways and threatened more homes Friday after another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
In this aerial photo, people canoe through floodwaters past a stop sign near Bear Creek Park Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Houston. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto rivers near Houston are the main focus of concern as floodwaters move from North and Central Texas downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
File- In this May 30, 2015 file aerial photo, the Colorado River flows out of it's banks, in Wharton, Texas. Parts of Texas were finally beginning to rebuild on Sunday from weeks of rain and flooding that have made the state a place of extremes: severe drought conditions earlier in the year that have given way to unprecedented rainfall in some areas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Lake Lewisville floods a park, Friday, May 29, 2015, in The Colony, Texas. Floodwaters submerged Texas highways and threatened more homes Friday after another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
Baseball fields Bear Creek Park are covered by floodwaters Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Houston. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto rivers near Houston are the main focus of concern as floodwaters moved from North and Central Texas downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
In this aerial photo, a boat is pulled up the the front steps of a home surrounded by floodwaters near the San Jacinto River Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Channelview, Texas. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto rivers near Houston are the main focus of concern as floodwaters moved from North and Central Texas downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
The Colorado Rivers flows out of its banks Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Wharton, Texas. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto rivers near Houston are the main focus of concern as floodwaters moved from North and Central Texas downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
In this aerial photo, a business is flooded near the Brazos River Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Sugar Land, Texas. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto rivers near Houston are the main focus of concern as floodwaters moved from North and Central Texas downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
The Colorado Rivers flows out of its banks Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Wharton, Texas. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto rivers near Houston are the main focus of concern as floodwaters moved from North and Central Texas downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
A motorist drives through flood waters from the Brazos River in the Horseshoe Bend neighborhood, Friday, May 29, 2015, in Weatherford, Texas. Floodwaters submerged Texas highways and threatened more homes Friday after another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
In this aerial photo, a school playground is covered by floodwaters near the Brazos River Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Rosenberg, Texas. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto rivers near Houston are the main focus of concern as floodwaters moved from North and Central Texas downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Flood waters from the Brazos River inundate a residential area, Friday, May 29, 2015, in Granbury, Texas. Floodwaters submerged Texas highways and threatened more homes Friday after another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
Flood waters from the Brazos River encroach upon homes in the Horseshoe Bend neighborhood, Friday, May 29, 2015, in Weatherford, Texas. Floodwaters submerged Texas highways and threatened more homes Friday after another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
A windmill is surrounded by floodwaters from the Brazos River Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Richmond, Texas. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto rivers near Houston are the main focus of concern as floodwaters move from North and Central Texas downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Flood waters from the Brazos River inundate a residential area, Friday, May 29, 2015, in Granbury, Texas. Floodwaters submerged Texas highways and threatened more homes Friday after another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
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5. Big news in the celebrity world! Kim Kardashian revealed last night that she's pregnant with her second child with Kanye West. North is about to have a little sibling! Read more here.

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Kim Kardashian and sister Kourtney Kardashian are seen taking their daughters North West and Penelope Disick to a ballet class in Tarzana, California, 28 May 2015. 29 May 2015. Vantage News/IPx
US rapper Kanye West, husband of US reality TV star Kim Kardashian, carries their daughter North, following a reported baptism ceremony at the Armenian St. James Cathedral in Jerusalem's Old City on April 13, 2015. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI (Photo credit should read AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: (L-R) Kim Kardashian, North West and Kanye West attend the Alexander Wang Fashion Show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2015 at Pier 94 on February 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Kim Kardashian (R) and daughter North attend the adidas Originals x Kanye West YEEZY SEASON 1 fashion show during New York Fashion Week Fall 2015 at Skylight Clarkson Sq on February 12, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for adidas)
Performer Kanye West, center, carries his child North West as they arrive at a hotel in Yerevan, Armenia, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. American television star Kim Kardashian has arrived in the capital of her ancestral Armenia for a visit expected to draw attention to the centennial of the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians. (AP Photo/Samvel Berkibekyan, PAN Photo)
US reality TV star Kim Kardashian (R) with her rapper husband Kanye West (L) and their daughter North on April 9, 2015 visit the Geghard Monastery in Armenia . AFP PHOTO / KAREN MINASYAN (Photo credit should read KAREN MINASYAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Kim Kardashian, a US reality TV star, and her husband Kanye West holding their daughter North West, walk inside Armenian St. James Cathedral, in Jerusalem, Monday, April 13, 2015. Kim Kardashian, along with husband West, their daughter, North West, and her sister, Khloe, arrived to Israel on a private visit. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West sit with their daughter North West during a rehearsal for the showing of Kanye West Adidas Fall 2015 collection at Fashion Week on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: (L-R) Kim Kardashian, North West and Kanye West attend the Alexander Wang Fashion Show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2015 at Pier 94 on February 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Kim Kardashian and North West are seen in Walking in Soho on February 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Kim Kardashian and North West are seen in Walking in Soho on February 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 28: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and their daughter North West attend the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/French Select/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 28: Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, North West, Ricardo Tisci and Kris Jenner attend the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Michel Dufour/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 28: (L-R) Mother of Kim Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, their daughter North West and Delphine Arnault attend the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/French Select/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 28: (L-R) Singer Ciara, Mother of Kim Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and their daughter North West attend the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/French Select/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 28: (L-R) Mother of Kim Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and their daughter North West attend the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/French Select/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 28: (L-R) Kim Kardashian and baby North West attend the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 28: (L-R) Kim Kardashian and baby North West attend the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 28: (L-R) Kim Kardashian, baby North West, Kanye West and Helene Arnault attend the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 28: (L-R) Kim Kardashian and baby North West attend the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2015 on September 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: Kim Kardashian, North West and Kayne West are seen in Soho on November 22, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/FilmMagic)
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