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VW recalls 442K cars to fix suspension problem

Volkswagen is recalling hundreds of thousands of Jettas and Beetles to fix a problem that can cause rear suspension failure.

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PHOTOS: Wild wintry weather

Record-setting snowfall is burying some cities as the entire country is plunged into below-freezing temps.

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Obama could cut deal on Keystone pipeline

The controversial Keystone pipeline could become leverage with Republicans.

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Falling gas prices could boost holiday spending

Lower gas prices could mean a brighter Christmas season.

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Ford recalls 65K Fusion sedans

Ford is recalling the midsize cars because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park.

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Emergency declared as Missouri awaits decision

The city is on edge as it awaits a grand jury's decision on whether to indict a police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed teen.

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Americans among those killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack

Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday.

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White House reviewing policy on U.S. hostages held my militants

The President has ordered a review of policy governing efforts to free Americans being held by militant groups overseas.

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Senate heads for vote on Keystone XL pipeline

Backers of the Keystone XL oil pipeline hope a vote in the Senate late will send a bill to the desk of President Barack Obama.

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Number of foreign students in U.S. hits record high

The number of foreign exchange students studying at American universities is at a record high.

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The Pope will visit U.S. next year

Pope Francis says he would visit the U.S. next year, his first trip as leader of the 1.2 billion-member Roman Catholic Church.

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Obamacare enters new phase with little fanfare

The HealthCare.gov website relaunched with little fanfare this weekend and appeared to work smoothly as the second enrollment period starts.

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Democrats urge Obama to act on immigration

President Barack Obama has said he will use his executive powers to make changes to America's immigration system.

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Military scrambles to keep its edge despite budget woes

Short of funds, and awash in global challenges, the military is betting on new technologies to stay ahead of potential foes.

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Beheaded U.S. hostage remembered for fearless dedication

Peter Kassig, the U.S. aid worker beheaded by ISIS militants, was remembered for his devotion to helping people.

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Making headlines this week

A look back on the big news stories of the week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Prince William, Kate to visit U.S. next month

The trip will take the royal couple to New York for the first time.

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Walmart workers plan Black Friday protest

Your shopping plans could be impacted as workers plan protests at more than 1,000 stores nationwide.

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Americans are getting back into shopping

Signs point to consumers spending with more gusto, which could help keep the economy growing at a brisk pace.

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Boehner won’t rule out gov’t. shutdown over immigration fight

Trying to block President Barack Obama from revising immigration policies could lead to another government shutdown.

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Maine Fire Captain’s Home Damaged In Fire

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BATH, Maine (AP) - A Thanksgiving Day blaze at a Maine house hit close to home for firefighters — it belonged to a local fire captain.

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3 Popular Maine Hunting Seasons To End For Year

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Three of Maine's most popular big game hunting seasons are entering their final days for the year.

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2 Die In Dover-Foxcroft Crash

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DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (AP) Two people are dead after a Thanksgiving morning crash in Dover-Foxcroft.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Friends of the Galaxy’ mashup

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If "Guardians of the Galaxy" was set to the "Friends" theme.

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Portland’s Christmas Tree To Be Lit Friday

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Portland's Christmas tree is ready for its moment.

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