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Who Are The 5 Million Immigrants Covered By Executive Action?

"Up to five million" is the phrase that keeps popping up in reports about President Obama's plan to take executive action on immigration. Who are they?
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Got A Thanksgiving Time Crunch? Food Is Just (A Few) Clicks Away

If you're scrambling to find the perfect cranberry sauce or a sumptuous dessert, the Internet can help. We've rounded up services to help you spend less time waiting in line and more time with family.
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Missouri Commission To Address Isses Underlying Turmoil In Ferguson

In Ferguson, Mo., the wait continues for a grand jury decision that will determine whether a white officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager will face charges. On Tuesday, Gov. Jay Nixon swore in members of the Ferguson Commission, a group he's named to address the issues underlying the turmoil that followed Michael Brown's death.
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Wichita Tries To Boost Its Aviation Industry With Smaller Planes

It's a great time to be in the aviation industry, unless you are in Wichita, Kansas. Wichita calls itself the Air Capitol, what Detroit is to automobiles. But just like Detroit, Wichita has hit hard times.
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NFL Suspends Adrian Peterson Without Pay

The NFL says Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson will be suspended, without pay for the rest of the 2014 season. Peterson pleaded no contest to a felony charge after he injured his 4-year-old son while whipping him with a switch. The players union says it will appeal the decision.
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New Recommendations Could Improve Eyewitness Testimony

Robert Siegel talks to University of Virginia professor Brandon Garrett about a National Academy of Sciences study looking at 30 years of research on memory and eyewitness testimony in criminal cases.
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Sen. Landrieu Takes Up Keystone Cause Ahead Of Runoff Election

The incumbent Louisiana Democratic Senator is fighting to keep her seat in a December runoff. An identical bill sponsored by her Republican opponent, Rep. Bill Cassidy, has already passed the Senate.
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Big Money Is Helping GOP Win In State Legislatures Too

Every election cycle, big donors open their checkbooks for two Washington-based party organizations that are gradually remaking state legislative elections.
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7 Kids, 1 Apartment: What Poverty Means To This Teen

Jairo Gomez knows the importance of school, but his home life leaves him struggling to stay focused. "If I don't get an education, I'll be stuck like my parents."
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Obama Prepares To Test Presidential Power With Immigration

The decision to use executive powers to do what Congress would not has some critics complaining that the president is going too far. Not so long ago, he was making that argument himself.

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