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Minneapolis Protesters Keep Up Pressure After Black Man Is Killed By Police

Justice Department lawyers are in Minneapolis conducting a civil rights investigation, and are expected to discuss the possible release of video that may show the shooting.
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Gratitude Is Good For The Soul And Helps The Heart, Too

This Thursday, people all over the country will sit around the dinner table discussing what they're thankful for. And being grateful may also reduce the risk of heart disease.
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CNN Airs Documentary On Sexual Assault, Despite Legal Threats

Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston said he'd sue if the network aired the controversial documentary The Hunting Ground, which features assault allegations against him. It aired Sunday night.
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In A City With Strong Ties To Syria, Refugee Crisis Stirs Debate

Syrians have been putting down roots in Allentown, Pa., for a century. The city's mayor is happy to have Syrian refugees fleeing the current conflict join his community — but not all residents agree.
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Seasonal Temps Prep For The Holiday Rush

As retailers prepare for the demand of the holiday season, they're hiring thousands of temporary workers. People who are looking for temporary holiday jobs this season talk about their experiences.
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After 15-Month Stay In Church, Immigrant Allowed To Remain In U.S.

Rosa Robles Loreto migrated from Mexico to Tucson 16 years ago, and overstayed her visa. When she was due to be deported, she claimed refuge in a church. She emerged from her sanctuary this week.
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With Asylum Out Of Reach, Some Minors Seek Out Special Visas

Undocumented minors who don't qualify as refugees have other chances to legalize their status — including a visa just for them. Henry Gomez, who fled danger in El Salvador, is applying for one now.
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This Holiday Season, Retailers Will Be Wishing For More Workers

U.S. retailers are looking to add more than 700,000 jobs this holiday season — about the same as last year. But retailers may have a harder time filling those jobs because of a shrinking labor pool.
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Louisiana Democrat Governor Victory Disrupts Partisan Politics Tradition

After scandal plagued Republican rival Sen. David Vitter and supporters crossed party lines, Democrat John Bel Edwards has emerged as the winner of Louisiana's bitter governor's race.
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Can We Construct A Counter-Narrative To ISIS's End Goal?

What exactly is the ISIS endgame? NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Scott Atran, co-author of the New York Review of Books post "Paris: The War ISIS Wants."

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