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Obama will take action on immigration before year-end

The policy overhaul could shield up to 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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Cost of college continues to climb

The average cost for undergrads at a four-year university in their home state is $18,943.

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Unemployment near 14-year low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits remained near a 14-year low.

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U.S. cutting planned troop presence in Liberia

The commander of the military's Ebola response in Liberia says the mission will be limited to 3,000 troops.

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Keystone pipeline approval bills advance in Congress

Legislation to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline is racing through Congress.

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Space history is made as Philae probe lands on comet

Scientists hope samples from the surface of the comet will show how planets and life are created.

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Congress to vote this week on party leaders

Lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives will select party leaders this week for the new Congress that begins in January.

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Nurses to protest,strike over Ebola measures

Nurses will stage rallies on Wednesday over what they say is insufficient protection for workers treating the deadly Ebola virus.

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U.S., China sign symbolic emissions plan

The U.S. and China announced a plan to implement new limits on carbon emissions.

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Easier mortgage rules, rates bring back home buyers

Home buyers are returning to the market after almost a year as interest rates stabilize.

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Ceremonies, concerts mark Veterans Day

America pauses to salute the 23 million U.S. veterans, called the "backbone of the nation."

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PHOTOS: Veterans Day remembrances

America pauses to honor its heroes on Nov. 11.

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There is no one in the U.S. being treated for Ebola

The release of Dr. Craig Spencer from an NYC hospital means no one in the U.S. is being treated for the deadly virus.

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Coldest air of the season set to blast most of U.S.

Only Florida, Hawaii, and the Southwest will be spared from a bone-chilling Arctic blast.

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Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep to get Presidential Medal

Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw, and Stevie Wonder are the latest Americans to be getting the nation's highest honor for civilians.

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Officials hope Obamacare site avoids last year’s problems

Officials unveiled an improved Healthcare.gov in an effort to avoid the technical meltdown that plagued its launch last year.

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Ferguson, Mo. braces for grand jury decision, protests

Tensions are building as a grand jury decides whether to indict the white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen.

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History of the holiday: Veterans Day

WATCH: A look at the history of the holiday honoring those who fought for America, both living and dead.

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during his meeting with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in Beijing November 10, 2014.

Obama pressures FCC for strong net neutrality rules

President Barack Obama said higher-fee "fast lanes" should be banned and Internet providers should be overseen more like public utilities are.

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Veterans Day free dinner deals

In honor of Veterans Day, many restaurants will serve America's heroes for free on Nov. 11.

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Black Friday gun buys test background check system

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As stores crowd with holiday shoppers, gun buyers will be challenging the nation's background check system to keep up.

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Huskies beat Spartans 78-56 in Wooden opener

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Washington (4-0) built a 40-23 halftime lead, shooting 53.8 percent from the field.

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Sherman’s big night leads Seattle past 49ers again

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The Seattle Seahawks ended a five-game losing streak on San Francisco's home field with a 19-3 win Thursday night.

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CFB Thanksgiving: TCU whips Texas & LSU escapes A&M

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No. 6 TCU romped Texas and LSU edged Texas A&M 23-17 on Thanksgiving.