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Like Lincoln, Obama issues democracy-enhancing order

Like Lincoln, Obama issues democracy-enhancing order

Obama’s immigration initiative provokes discussion unlike executive unilateralism of war stance.

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Will: Give thanks we live in an entertaining country

Contradictory policies, absurd remarks, policing underwear are just some of the antics.

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Ginsburg has surgery for coronary blockage

Ginsburg has surgery for coronary blockage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had surgery to place a stent in her right coronary artery.

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Ginsburg has surgery for coronary blockage

Ginsburg has surgery for coronary blockage

FILE - This July 31, 2014, file photo shows Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her Supreme Court chambers in Washington. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has undergone a surgical procedure to place a stent in her right coronary artery. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says t…

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Ginsburg has surgery for coronary blockage

Ginsburg has surgery for coronary blockage

FILE - This July 31, 2014, file photo shows Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her Supreme Court chambers in Washington. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has undergone a surgical procedure to place a stent in her right coronary artery. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says t…

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2 FBI agents shot, wounded in St. Louis area

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An FBI spokeswoman says two special agents have been shot in St. Louis County, but the incident is not related to the Ferguson protests.

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EPA sets stricter air-pollution standard

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems, making good on one of President Obama’s original campaign promises while setting up a fresh confrontation with Republicans and the energ…

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Hong Kong police arrest key protesters, clear site

Hong Kong police arrest key protesters, clear site

Police officers clear metal barricades while enforcing a court-ordered clearance at an occupied area in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong on Wednesday. A police spokesman said 148 people were arrested, following the arrest of 93 others on Tuesday. 

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Hong Kong police arrest key protesters, clear site

Hong Kong police arrest key protesters, clear site

HONG KONG — Police arrested key student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests on Wednesday as they cleared barricades in one volatile district, throwing into doubt the future of a 2-month-old movement seeking free elections in the former British colony.

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Pinal County judge denies motion in sex assault case

Pinal County judge denies motion in sex assault case

A judge has denied a motion that would have remanded the criminal case against a San Tan Valley man accused of sexual assaults and other sex crimes back to a grand jury.

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Official: Gunmen kill 4 polio workers in Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen attacked a polio vaccination team Wednesday, killing four health workers, while a suspected U.S. drone strike killed four alleged militants in Pakistan, officials said.

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As OPEC faces tough test, lower oil prices loom

As OPEC faces tough test, lower oil prices loom

The Rumaila oil refinery, near Basra, Iraq. It is one of the 12 members of OPEC, the 1960-founded group with the purpose of coordinating oil output.

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Ferguson protesters rally across US for second day

Ferguson protesters rally across US for second day

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions even hundreds of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb.

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Ferguson protesters rally across US for second day

Ferguson protesters rally across US for second day

Cliff Rogers, of East Orange, N.J.,marches with organizers during a rally in response to news of a grand jury deciding not to indict a Missouri police officer in the killing of a unarmed man, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Newark, N.J. Organizers marched to the federal building in Newark in the …

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Brown family blasts prosecutor; Wilson speaks

Brown family blasts prosecutor; Wilson speaks

ABC News’ chief anchor George Stephanopoulos, left, spoke to officer Darren Wilson, who said he has a clean conscience even after the incident. “I know I did my job right,” he said.

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Brown family blasts prosecutor; Wilson speaks

Brown family blasts prosecutor; Wilson speaks

FERGUSON, Mo. — Attorneys for Michael Brown’s family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against the police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, while the officer insisted in his first public statements that he could not have done anything differently in the confrontation.

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Oil boom ropes in cowboys, leaving Canadian ranches understaffed

There's been a lot of attention paid to how Canada's oil boom has helped make gasoline cheaper.

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Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In the latest sign that the anti-immigrant sentiment has faded in conservative Utah, state officials agreed Tuesday to scrap three key provisions in its controversial 2011 immigration law and limit another in a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2014, file photo, Luis Garza center, with about 50 activists and members of immigrant families cheer during a news conference at Utah's Capitol in Salt Lake City, to celebrate Obama's plans for deportation relief and work permits. Utah has agreed to scrap three key pr…

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Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2014, file photo, about 50 activists and members of immigrant families stand during a news conference at Utah's capitol in Salt Lake City, to celebrate Obama's plans for deportation relief and work permits. Utah has agreed to scrap three key provisions in its immigrat…

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