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Speaker Boehner Says The House Will Act On Immigration

Friday, November 21, 2014

Republican Rep. John Boehner delivered a statement Friday in reaction to President Obama's immigration address, saying Obama is damaging the presidency.
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GOP Rep. Cole Says Obama Is Playing Politics With Immigration

Friday, November 21, 2014

President Obama outlined his plans to overhaul immigration by executive action in a speech Thursday night. For reaction, Arun Rath talks to Republican Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma.
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Update: Venice Isn't Banning Rolling Suitcases

Friday, November 21, 2014

Officials in Venice say news reports claiming that they were going to fine tourists for rolling suitcases on the city's sidewalks and squares are incorrect.
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Device Lets You Experience A Hockey Hit

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Hockey News says you put the device under one of the legs of your couch, and it receives signals from your TV. If there's one of those brutal hits on screen, you will be jolted by your couch.
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Obama Bypasses Congress To Shield Immigrants From Deporation

Friday, November 21, 2014

As many as 5 million people who entered the United States illegally will at least temporarily not be subject to deportation.
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White House Adviser Cecilia Munoz Answers Immigration Questions

Friday, November 21, 2014

For more on President Obama's immigration plan, Steve Inskeep and NPR's Scott Horsley talk to Cecilia Munoz, assistant to the president and director of the White House Domestic Policy Council.
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Violence Breaks Out At Protest For Missing Mexican Students

Friday, November 21, 2014

Marchers took to Mexico City' streets to protest the government's handling of the disappearance and presumed murder of 43 students. Mexico's president has been criticized for his handling of the case.
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Obama Defies Republicans, Lays Out Immigration Policy

Friday, November 21, 2014

Republicans are threatening to resist working with President Obama after his announcement on Thursday night that he will issue an executive order to enact some immigration changes.
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Senate Panel Probes Fed's Oversight Of Commodity Trading

Friday, November 21, 2014

A Senate committee has accused major banks including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase of manipulating commodity prices. Executives from several leading banks rejected the allegations on Thursday.
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Obama Unveils Temporary Protection From Deportation

Friday, November 21, 2014

President Obama addressed the immigration system in a speech Thursday night. Obama said he would temporarily protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation using an executive order.
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Iran Nuclear Negotiators Face Monday Deadline

Friday, November 21, 2014

The temporary agreement limiting Iran's nuclear program expires on Monday and negotiators are working down to the wire for a new deal. Secretary of State John Kerry has joined the talks.
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In Liberia, A New Focus On Tracking Down Rural Ebola Cases

Friday, November 21, 2014

The disease continues to run rampant in the countryside here. In response, the Centers for Disease Control is trying out a system of rapid response teams that "flood the zone" and isolate cases.
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Viewers React Differently To Obama's Immigration Address

Friday, November 21, 2014

Viewing parties were held throughout the U.S. to find out what the president had to say about immigration. In Austin, Texas, immigrants and advocates expressed joy and disappointment for the plan.
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Nearly Deported, Felipe Diosdado Fights To Stay In U.S.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Steve Inskeep talks to Felipe Diosdado and his son about what life is like for families when some members are illegal, and could be kicked out of the country at any moment.
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'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Opens Where 'Catching Fire' Ended

Friday, November 21, 2014

The final novel of the trilogy has been cut into two pictures. This one is a placeholder film. It exists to smooth the transition from its successful predecessors to a glorious concluding part.
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Skiers Rejoice! Upstate New York Has Snow

Friday, November 21, 2014

Snow is a big part of the culture and the joy of life in Upstate New York. Because of this week's storm, some of the region's ski resorts are already open for business.
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'If We Left, They Wouldn't Have Nobody'

Friday, November 21, 2014

When an assisted living home closed in California, many residents were still there with nowhere to go. But a cook and a janitor stayed, without pay, and took care of them.
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Blind From Birth, But Able To Use Sound To 'See' Faces

Friday, November 21, 2014

The area of the brain that recognizes faces can use sound instead of sight. That recent discovery suggests facial recognition is so important to humans that it's part of our most basic wiring.
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Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish Put To The Test At Amish Market

Friday, November 21, 2014

A woman on the Eastern Shore of Maryland said she'd love to make and sell Susan Stamberg's mother-in-law's famous cranberry relish. Naturally, Stamberg had to inspect the operation and try it out.
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Colleges Straddle Line Between Assault Prevention And Victim-Blaming

Friday, November 21, 2014

When it comes to raising assault awareness among possible victims, figuring out what to say has been complicated for schools. Some that have tried have been criticized for putting the onus on victims.
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