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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 11:03 AM

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

Snowstorm death toll hits 12; flood threat looms
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The death toll from an epic Buffalo-area snowstorm rose to 12 with the deaths of two elderly residents of a nursing home that was evacuated amid concerns of a roof collapse.... 11/21/2014 11:58 AM

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 9:33 AM

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