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Republicans Warn Obama Ahead Of Planned Immigration Action

The president's action, to be announced later today, will grant temporary relief to some immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. Republicans could strip away funds that would go toward Obama's plan.
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Renowned Theater And Film Director Mike Nichols Dies

Nichols, perhaps best known for his 1967 classic film, The Graduate, won Emmy, Oscar, Tony and Grammy awards. He died Wednesday at age 83.
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Buffalo, Parts Of Upper Midwest Brace For More Snow

With more than 5 feet already on the ground in some areas of western New York state, another 3 feet is forecast. Worse yet, warming temperatures over the weekend could turn much of it to floodwater.
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Award-Winning Director Mike Nichols Dies At 83

Nichols died suddenly Wednesday, ABC News said in a statement. The director of The Graduate and Death of a Salesman was one of the few people to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony.
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Florida State University Gunman Shot Dead By Campus Police

Tallahassee's police chief says the gunman, who opened fire at the campus library shortly after midnight, appears to have acted alone.
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Residents Wait To See If Ferguson Commission Succeeds

As Ferguson residents await a grand jury decision, Missouri's governor launched a commission aimed at tackling some of the systemic issues that were showcased by Michael Brown's shooting death.
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GOP Governors' Meeting Showcases Potential Presidential Candiates

It's the annual conference of the Republican Governors Association. As a group, they're riding high after a successful election. And already, several are looking ahead to 2016.
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Obama Executive Action Could Foment Government Shutdown Drama

The measure funding the government runs out next month. That, coupled with GOP anger over President Obama's promised executive action on immigration, means a Washington showdown could be brewing.
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Pew Report Indicates Illegal Immigration Is Leveling Off

Immigration politics are taking center stage. Arun Rath talks to the Pew Research Center's Jeffrey Passel about the declining number of undocumented immigrants arriving from Mexico.
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Wanted: Snow Shovelers To Clear Bills' Stadium

Residents in Buffalo, N.Y., are still dealing with the 6 feet of snow that has fallen so far this week. That includes football fans who hope to clear out their stadium before Sunday's game.

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