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A 'Dreamer' With Parents Still In The Shadows 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:36:10 -0500 
    Many immigrants are thankful for President Obama's recent executive action that could save millions of young people from deportation. But some still worry that their parents could be deported.


Ray Rice Wins Appeal, Reinstated By NFL 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:12:00 -0500 
    The former Baltimore Ravens running back had been suspended indefinitely after a video surfaced showing him hitting his then-fiancee.


Texas Man Killed After Firing At Government Buildings 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:27:00 -0500 
    The gunman fired more than 100 rounds at a federal courthouse, a bank and the Mexican consulate before trying to set the consulate on fire. He died during a shootout with authorities.


America's Black Friday Craziness Has Crossed The Pond 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:46:00 -0500 
    The wild discount shopping that once was only a U.S. phenomenon has caught on in the U.K. and elsewhere, thanks largely to online retail giant Amazon.


Experts Predict Low Oil Prices Through Next Year 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:07:00 -0500 
    Following a decision by OPEC ministers not to cut production, crude prices had fallen to a four-year low before rebounding slightly.


Eyeing That BB Gun For Christmas? Don't Go There, Doctors Say 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:03:00 -0500 
    Sure as the season, some toys that turn up on the most-popular lists are also considered a safety hazard. So best to skip the LED crossbow, eye doctors say.


Talking (Very Frankly) About Sex On Campus 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:03:00 -0500 
    Sex Week events are designed to foster an open, healthy discussion about sex.


Census Bureau May Stop Asking Marital History Questions 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:07:00 -0500 
    Sociologists say it's a terrible idea, and comes just as they're trying to explore and explain a dramatic shift in Americans' marriage patterns.


Drawing Police Lessons From Ferguson May Not Be Clear-Cut 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:07:00 -0500 
    Will Ferguson and this year's other high-profile cases of police use of force, change the way American police are trained? Some see the incidents as an opportunity to update the training and rules.


Pentagon Expected To Release More Detainees From Guantanamo 
  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 04:04:00 -0500 
    Since the midterm elections, there has been a new batch of transfers from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and more releases are in the works. But a new GOP Congress could stall the drive to empty Guantanamo.


Wildlife Activists Try To Save Staten Island's Wild Turkeys 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:58:00 -0500 
    New York City doesn't sound like the ideal habitat for wild turkeys, yet dozens of them call Staten Island home. Officials want to relocate them, but their plan has had trouble getting off the ground.


Wacky Wrestlers Of Yesteryear 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:11:00 -0500 
    In America, there's a fine line between gimmicky wrestling and performance art.


A Nationwide Outpouring Of Support For Tiny Ferguson Library 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:02:00 -0500 
    The Ferguson Public Library has become a refuge for community during a difficult time. In response, donations to the library have reached "several orders of magnitude" higher than ever.


Holiday Travel Snarls Look To Be Easing 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:45:00 -0500 
    AAA says some 46 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles for Thanksgiving — the largest number since 2007.


Your Adult Siblings May Be The Secret To A Long, Happy Life 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:03:00 -0500 
    Sibling relationships are the longest-lasting family ties we have, and they're among the most likely to bring health and happiness as we age. Think on that when your brother grabs the wishbone.
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