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Obama pardons ‘Cheese,’ America’s top turkey

The President pardoned the official Thanksgiving turkey in a tradition that is truly American.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg has heart procedure

Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a heart procedure after reporting discomfort following routine exercise.

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Storm threatens to foil Thanksgiving travel for millions

A nor'easter packing rain and snow is posing special challenges and threatening to cancel flights across the country. a

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Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

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National Guard, police curb Ferguson unrest, protests swell across U.S.

Some 2,000 troops helped ward off a second night of rampant arson and looting in suburban St. Louis.

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Thanksgiving travel woes? There’s an app for that

More than 46 million Americans will travel over the long weekend — the most Thanksgiving road warriors since 2007.

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U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned

The number of troops in Afghanistan next year will be larger than originally thought to fill a gap left in the NATO mission.

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Macy’s opening even earlier this Thanksgiving

Dinner will be cut short: The department store chain will open at 6 p.m., two hours earlier than last year.

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PHOTOS: Turkeys who got a presidential pardon

Ever wonder what happened to those turkeys that got a Thanksgiving reprieve from the President?

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Storm may snarl trip for Thanksgiving travelers

A nor'easter headed up the East Coast could cause havoc for millions of Thanksgiving travelers.

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TIMELINE: Michael Brown shooting

A timeline of events since the fatal shooting of Michael Brown all the way up to the grand jury decision.

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Protesters slam grand jury process, more troops head to Ferguson

More National Guard troops are heading to Missouri in an effort to quell riots.

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U.S. introduces menu-labeling standards for chain restaurants

Sweeping new rules will require calorie counts on menus and establish a national standard for nutrition information.

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Obama awards Medal of Freedom to 18 Americans

President Barack Obama presented the highest U.S. civilian honor to 18 people including actress Meryl Streep and singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder.

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Grand jury won’t indict Ferguson officer in fatal shooting

A grand jury has decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of protests.

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Hagel resigns as Defense Secretary

Hagel was appointed less than two years ago as Obama pushed his signature program of winding up wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Obama widens post-2014 combat role for forces in Afghanistan

The U.S. military will have a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month.

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Obama to Republican critics on immigration: ‘Pass a bill’

The President shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration.

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Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine, has died.

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Mike Myers interrupts "Saturday Night Live" to address North Korea and Sony Pictures directly about the hack.

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Feds Penalize 6 Maine Hospitals For Patient Injuries

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Six Maine hospitals are facing penalties from the federal government for having high rates of infections and other patient injuries.

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Massachusetts Bank Robbery Suspect Caught In Maine

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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Massachusetts man wanted in connection with a pair of bank robberies in the Bay State has been captured in Maine.

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Maine Concert To Aid Striking FairPoint Workers

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Local musicians are preparing to put on a show in Maine to help raise money for striking FairPoint workers.

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Portland Looks To Regulate Uber Ride Service

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Portland's city attorney will draft an ordinance to regulate Uber, the online ride service that began operating in the city in October.

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