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First (Lots Of) Snow, Now Rain And Flooding Threaten Western New York

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Western New York can't catch a break. First, it was paralyzed by a mountain of lake-effect snow and unseasonably cold weather. Now, things are thawing and rain is moving in. By Monday, meteorologist say the high temperature could hit 60 degrees.

As USA Today reports, that could cause some ...

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12-Year-Old Boy Carrying Replica Gun Dies After Cleveland Officer Shoots

Sunday, November 23, 2014

A 12-year-old boy carrying a replica gun has died after a Cleveland Police officer opened fire on Saturday.

According to a statement, police received a call warning of someone pointing a gun at people near a playground

"Upon arrival on scene, officers located the suspect and advised him to ...

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Tunisia Holds First Presidential Election Since Revolution

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Four years after the country's revolution sparked the broader Arab Spring, Tunisians headed to the polls on Sunday to pick their next head of state.

The Los Angeles Times reports:

"With more than two dozen candidates contesting the presidency and more than 50% of the vote required for ...

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Ugly Christmas Tree Will Be Replaced In Pennsylvania Town

Sunday, November 23, 2014

The people of Reading, Pa., didn't have the same compassion that Charlie Brown had.

A 50-foot spruce tree — called "nasty," "pathetic" and "ugly" — will be replaced with a prettier pine.

As the AP reports, the tree was put up by the city in a public space and the ...

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A Closer Look At Obama's Immigration Plan: What's In It, Who's Affected

Friday, November 21, 2014

The executive actions that President Obama announced Thursday are wide-reaching and complicated. Even the top-line numbers — such as how many people will be affected — are tough to pin down, because they are based on estimates of a population that Obama himself has said is living the shadows.

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Republicans File Suit Against Obama Administration Over Health Law

Friday, November 21, 2014

House Republicans on Friday followed through on a threat to sue President Obama over actions he has taken concerning the Affordable Care Act.

The lawsuit was filed in a federal court against the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Treasury.

"Time after time, the president has ...

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Boehner: 'We Will Not Stand Idly By As President Undermines The Rule Of Law'

Friday, November 21, 2014

"We will not stand idly by as the president undermines the rule of law and places lives at risk."

That's what House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, had to say this morning about President Obama's unilateral action on immigration.

In a news conference at the Capitol, Boehner used ...

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The Raiders (Finally) Claim Victory, In Game Against Chiefs

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Oakland Raiders finally claimed victory, in a home game Thursday against the Kansas City Chiefs.

And yes, that is news because the Raiders had lost their past 16 games. As CBS News reports, their last win was a bit more than a year ago — on Nov. 17, ...

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Still Reeling From Supreme Court Ruling, Aereo Files For Bankruptcy

Friday, November 21, 2014

Months after a Supreme Court decision shattered its business model, the streaming service Aereo has filed for bankruptcy.

"The U.S. Supreme Court decision effectively changed the laws that had governed Aereo's technology, creating regulatory and legal uncertainty," the company's founder and CEO Chet Kanojia said in a statement. "And ...

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U.S. Transfers 5 Guantanamo Detainees To Georgia, Slovakia

Friday, November 21, 2014

The United States has transferred five detainees being held at its prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Georgia and Slovakia.

As The Wall Street Journal reports, four of the men are Yemeni, and that is important because they are the first Yemeni prisoners to be transferred since 2010. The ...

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WATCH: President Obama's Speech On Immigration

Thursday, November 20, 2014

In a prime-time speech on Thursday, Obama defied congressional Republicans by announcing a plan that shields up to 5 million immigrants from deportation.

Via the PBS Newshour, here's video of Obama's 15-minute speech:

Also, here is the text of the speech as it was prepared for delivery:

My ...

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Obama Goes It Alone, Shielding Up To 5 Million Immigrants From Deportation

Thursday, November 20, 2014

After six years of often bitter back-and-forth with congressional Republicans over the issue of immigration, President Obama announced he has decided to go it alone by temporarily shielding up to 5 million immigrants from being deported.

In a prime-time speech to the country on Thursday, Obama said he would defer ...

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WATCH: How Carbon Dioxide Travels Around The Globe

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

We're a few days late on this, but it's too cool not to share.

Here's a NASA video made from a new model that shows how carbon dioxide moves throughout Earth:

NASA explains what you just watched:

"Plumes of carbon dioxide in the simulation swirl and shift as ...

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Amid Scandal, Mexican First Lady Decides To Sell Mansion

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Amid rumblings about conflict of interest and corruption, Mexico's first lady says she will sell a multimillion-dollar home in one of the most glamorous areas of Mexico City.

In a YouTube video released late Tuesday, Angélica Rivera defiantly proclaims that she has "nothing to hide."

"I have worked all ...

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A Day After Attack, Worshippers Return To Jerusalem Synagogue

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A day after an attack that left five dead at a Jerusalem synagogue, worshippers returned for morning prayers.

The Associated Press reports:

"At the Kehilat Bnai Torah synagogue in the western neighborhood of Har Nof — attacked Tuesday by two Palestinian cousins wielding meat cleavers, knives and a ...

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Historic Snowstorm Buries Western New York, Kills 7

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Updated 1:30 a.m. ET Thursday:

Another 2 to 3 feet of snow is expected to fall in the Buffalo area by late Thursday. At least seven deaths in western New York have been blamed on the storm — at least four of them from heart attacks.

Original Post:

Driven by ...

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Baby, It's Cold Outside: All 50 States Hit 32 Degrees

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

You probably noticed: It's really cold outside. But it's not just you.

According to the National Weather Service and meteorologist Eric Holthaus, all 50 states hit 32 degrees or lower on Tuesday.

Yep. Even Hawaii, where Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano reaching 13,800 feet above sea level, was ...

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NFL Suspends Adrian Peterson For At Least Remainder Of 2014 Season

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The National Football League has suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for the remainder of the 2014 season.

Commissioner Roger Goodell informed Peterson of his suspension in a letter made public on Tuesday.

If you remember, Peterson avoided jail time by pleading no contest in a child ...

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With Japan In Recession, Prime Minister Calls For Snap Elections

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Just after his country's economy officially fell back into recession, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced he would dissolve parliament and call for elections two years ahead of schedule.

The BBC reports:

"Mr Abe was elected two years ago with an ambitious plan to revive the economy, but ...

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Obama Orders Review Of U.S. Hostage Policy

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

President Obama has ordered a full review of the process the United States uses to try to recover Americans taken hostage overseas.

In a recent letter to a lawmaker, Christine Wormuth, under secretary of defense for policy, said Obama ordered the review as a "result of the increased frequency ...

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