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White House Thanksgiving; turkey, ham, 6 pies and more

President Obama is spending a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday’s basics. Full News here – FOX News

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CNNer: “Far More Important” To Focus On Those “Passionate” About Michael Brown Than “Protestors” Who Aren’t “Peaceful”

DON LEMON, CNN: Jason, I want to ask you something because, you know, there are people were talking to you. Of course, we don't want profanity or expletives on television if we could avoid them. But what's the sentiment? What were those men saying to you, the protesters? JASON CARROLL, CNN CORRESPONDENT: They were angry. […]

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U.S. troops stand guard in front of a police medical warehouse in Kabul

Exclusive: U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned – sources

By Jessica Donati KABUL (Reuters) – The United States is preparing to increase the number of troops it keeps in Afghanistan in 2015 to fill a gap left in the NATO mission by other contributing nations, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the situation. The final numbers are still being agreed, but there […]

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U.S. President Obama makes a statement in the wake of the decision by a Missouri grand jury not to charge a white police officer in the August fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Brown in Ferguson, at the White House in Washington

Obama on Ferguson: U.S. ‘has more work to do’ on race relations

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama issued an appeal on Monday for restraint by protesters and police after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of a black teen last August. In a late-night appearance in the White House briefing room, Obama also […]

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Iran extension prompts calls for more sanctions in U.S. Congress

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Several U.S. Republican lawmakers insisted on Monday that the extension of nuclear talks with Iran be accompanied by increased sanctions, setting the stage for a battle with the Obama administration after their party takes full control of Congress next year. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Kelly Ayotte, three […]

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More than 1,200 School Superintendents Take the Future Ready District Pledge

Watch on YouTube Earlier today, speaking to more than 100 school superintendents in the East Room of the White House, President Obama launched a new effort to assist school leaders in their transition to digital learning with the Future Ready Digital Pledge. The Future Ready Digital Pledge is part of the President’s ConnectED initiative, which […]

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Chart of the Week: Our Border Is More Secure than It Has Been in Decades

In an address to the nation last night, President Obama announced new steps he’s taking to fix our broken immigration system and ensure nearly 5 million people will be held accountable and have the opportunity to play by the rules. Using his executive authority, the President is making it easier for high-skilled immigrants and entrepreneurs […]

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Hazel Garcia chews a pamphlet at a health insurance enrollment event in Cudahy, California

U.S. states get more, spend more on Medicaid under Obamacare: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – One part of the Affordable Care Act is going according to plan, with U.S. states receiving and spending more money on the Medicaid health insurance program, a report released by the National Association of State Budget Officers on Thursday showed. States run Medicaid, which serves families who have low incomes, and receive […]

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More than 1,200 School Superintendents Take the Future Ready District Pledge

Watch on YouTube Earlier today, speaking to more than 100 school superintendents in the East Room of the White House, President Obama launched a new effort to assist school leaders in their transition to digital learning with the Future Ready Digital Pledge. The Future Ready Digital Pledge is part of the President’s ConnectED initiative, which […]

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ObamaCare signups return with improved website but more challenges to the health care law

The second round of ObamaCare signups begins Saturday with expectations for an improved shopper experience but also facing more challenges from Capitol Hill and in federal court. Full News here – FOX News

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