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Emotions rise as people hear immigration plan
Thousands of immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials cheered across the country as President Barack Obama announced on television his plan for relief from deportations for about 5 million people.... 11/21/2014 12:09 PM

Key elements of Obama's actions on immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system could shield nearly 5 million people here illegally from deportation, without going through Congress. A look at the key executive measures Obama announced Thursday:... 11/21/2014 11:06 AM

Woman watches as Obama tells her story in speech
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Astrid Silva didn't hear her name when the president of the United States first said it Thursday night.... 11/21/2014 6:36 AM

As snow ends, collapses, flooding are new concerns
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads.... 11/21/2014 12:25 PM

Florida State shooter went from liked to troubled
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State graduate Myron May seemed to change from a well-liked young attorney to would-be killer in a matter of months, stopped only by a fusillade of police bullets outside the library at his alma mater after he opened fire on students who dove between the stacks to escape.... 11/21/2014 12:11 PM

Poll: Employers watching insurance costs closely
Despite years of rising medical costs and pressure from the health care overhaul, employers consider employee health insurance a priority. But new surveys suggest coverage may grow skimpier in the coming years.... 11/21/2014 8:21 AM

Marine with robotic leg braces to get Bronze Star
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Capt. Derek Herrera wanted to remain on active duty after a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan left him paralyzed two years ago.... 11/21/2014 6:07 AM

Union: Charges seem unlikely for Ferguson officer
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown seems confident that he will not face criminal charges from a grand jury that has been investigating the case for several months, a police union official said Thursday.... 11/21/2014 2:47 AM

5 family members killed on 'dream trip' to Disney
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Michael and Trudi Hardman had always talked about taking their six children to Disney World, and just a week before Thanksgiving, it seemed their "dream trip" was to be a reality.... 11/21/2014 10:02 AM

Prosecutors drop charges for 3 men 40 years later
CLEVELAND (AP) -- There is a possibility that three men, two brothers and their best friend, could be reunited nearly 40 years after they were sentenced to death for a 1975 slaying they say they did not commit.... 11/21/2014 6:41 AM