• FACT CHECK: Obama's claims on illegal immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama made some notable omissions in his remarks about the unilateral actions he's taking on immigration.

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    Dad Loses It While Trying to Discipline Sons Covered in Paint

    Most parents know that disciplining kids is no easy task. And it doesn't get any easier when your kids are adorable, too adorable to scold. In a new viral video, a father discovers his two sons covered in paint. Dad starts to reprimand the tikes in the usual manner saying, "Who's idea was this? Did…

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  • Newtown shooter's history reviewed in new report

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut agency that investigated the background of the socially isolated, violence-obsessed man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is issuing a report on his mental health and educational history.

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  • How differently do blacks and whites view Ferguson? Here are the numbers

    As a grand jury in Missouri nears a decision on whether to prosecute police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown, history suggests the public response will divide along racial lines: Blacks and whites will view the outcome through starkly different lenses.

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  • Peterson says 'fresh start' might be best

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team.

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  • Cops: Woman killed ex, son on day engagement ended

    TOWNSHEND, Vt. (AP) — A woman accused of fatally shooting her fiance and his son on the day he ended their engagement pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder.

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  • Antarctica's Mysterious Mountains Preserved By Ice

    Earth's best-kept secret to looking young is buried under Antarctica's deep, old ice. The planet's fountain of youth is frozen water mantling Antarctica's mighty Gamburtsev Mountains, a new study reports. Instead, the Gamburtsevs are as rugged as the Rocky Mountains. "The question is, why does it…

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  • Grocery chain's Christmas ad stirs tears, outrage

    LONDON (AP) — Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth.

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  • Pacquiao in need of signature win against Algieri

    MACAU (AP) — Boxing is a hurt business, as Manny Pacquiao found out when he ended up face down on the canvas after being knocked out just three fights ago by Juan Manuel Marquez.

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  • Retired U.S. general on how to handle IS and why we lost in Iraq, Afghanistan

    Lt. Gen. Daniel Bolger, who flat-out states that the U.S. lost in Iraq and Afghanistan, argues we need to learn from past mistakes so we don’t make the same ones in the fight against the Islamic State.

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  • FDA approves new, hard-to-abuse hydrocodone pill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators on Thursday approved the first hard-to-abuse version of the painkiller hydrocodone, offering an alternative to a similar medication that has been widely criticized for lacking such safeguards.

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  • The Mockingjay Lives.

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  • Ex-Marine pleads not guilty in slayings of 2 girls

    WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A former Marine already sentenced to death in the slaying of a sailor in Virginia pleaded not guilty on Thursday in the 2005 slayings of two young Illinois girls who were playing in a forest preserve.

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    Mexico City march ends in violence (39 photos)

    A largely peaceful march by tens of thousands demanding the return of 43 missing students ended in violence, as a small group of masked protesters battled police in Mexico City's main square. The march late Thursday sought the return of the students from a rural teachers' college. Nov. 20 is…

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  • California firefighter arrested in love triangle murder

    By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California firefighter who co-wrote a book about courage in the line of duty has been arrested along with his alleged mistress in the murder of the woman's husband, who was shot to death at a rail yard in August, police say. Jonathan Michael Hearn,…

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  • Affleck praises wife, talks Maher spat before gala

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Affleck feels more comfortable speaking his mind than pretending to say what people want to hear. So before receiving his award at Wednesday's Save the Children Illumination Gala, he praised wife Jennifer Garner on her dedication to their family, and then shared insight into his…

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  • Chinese state media give profs a chilling warning

    BEIJING (AP) — Over two weeks, the Communist Party-run Liaoning Daily newspaper sent reporters to sit in on dozens of university lectures all over the country looking for what the paper said were professors "being scornful of China."

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  • Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi van in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus.

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