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Senate Panel Probes Fed's Oversight Of Commodity Trading

A Senate committee has accused major banks including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase of manipulating commodity prices. Executives from several leading banks rejected the allegations on Thursday.
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Skiers Rejoice! Upstate New York Has Snow

Snow is a big part of the culture and the joy of life in Upstate New York. Because of this week's storm, some of the region's ski resorts are already open for business.
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Blind From Birth, But Able To Use Sound To 'See' Faces

The area of the brain that recognizes faces can use sound instead of sight. That recent discovery suggests facial recognition is so important to humans that it's part of our most basic wiring.
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Colleges Straddle Line Between Assault Prevention And Victim-Blaming

When it comes to raising assault awareness among possible victims, figuring out what to say has been complicated for schools. Some that have tried have been criticized for putting the onus on victims.
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Snowed-Out Buffalo Bills To Play N.Y. Jets In Detroit

The Bills were to play at home on Sunday against the Jets. The NFL moved the game to Monday night after Buffalo got walloped by a snowstorm., and the two teams will face off in Detroit.
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President Obama Announces Executive Action On Immigration

NPR's Scott Horsley speaks with Melissa Block about Obama's plan to defer deportation for some immigrants, which he announced in a speech Thursday night.
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'I Will Not Sit Idly By' And Other Congressional Tweets On Immigration

Congress is out of session until the first week of December, so many members are weighing in on the president's speech on Twitter and other platforms — with mixed reactions.
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WATCH: President Obama's Speech On Immigration

Obama defied congressional Republicans by announcing a plan that shields up to 5 million immigrants from deportation.
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New Affirmative Action Cases Say The Policies Hurt Asians

The same man who helped bring a suit against the University of Texas at Austin a few years ago is back, with new cases against Harvard and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Obama To Extend Temporary Deportation Relief

President Obama is expected to unveil his long-awaited and controversial executive action on immigration in a prime-time speech on Thursday night. Millions of people could be affected.

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