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Coldest air of the season set to blast most of U.S.

Only Florida, Hawaii, and the Southwest will be spared from a bone-chilling Arctic blast.

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Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep to get Presidential Medal

Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw, and Stevie Wonder are the latest Americans to be getting the nation's highest honor for civilians.

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Officials hope Obamacare site avoids last year’s problems

Officials unveiled an improved Healthcare.gov in an effort to avoid the technical meltdown that plagued its launch last year.

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Ferguson, Mo. braces for grand jury decision, protests

Tensions are building as a grand jury decides whether to indict the white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen.

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History of the holiday: Veterans Day

WATCH: A look at the history of the holiday honoring those who fought for America, both living and dead.

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during his meeting with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in Beijing November 10, 2014.

Obama pressures FCC for strong net neutrality rules

President Barack Obama said higher-fee "fast lanes" should be banned and Internet providers should be overseen more like public utilities are.

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Veterans Day free dinner deals

In honor of Veterans Day, many restaurants will serve America's heroes for free on Nov. 11.

A view shows U.S. postal service mail boxes at a post office in Encinitas, California February 6, 2013.

U.S. Postal Service reports data breach

The U.S. Postal Service reported a data breach that may have compromised employee personal information.

Kenneth Bae, second from left, who had been held in North Korea since 2012, is greeted after arriving Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., after he was freed during a top-secret mission.

Two Americans freed by North Korea return to U.S. soil

Two Americans freed from North Korea stepped off a plane after a top-ranking U.S. intelligence official traveled to Pyongyang to bring them home.

U.S. President Barack Obama answers a reporter's question about North Korea after naming U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch as his pick to replace retiring Attorney General Eric Holder, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington November 8, 2014. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Obama defends plan to act on immigration

President Barack Obama defended his plan to use executive powers to implement some immigration reforms, saying he had waited long enough for Congress to act.

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Collecting Berlin Wall memories, 25 years later

Art professor Sheryl Oring hopes to get a sense of how people today feel about one of the most pivotal moments in modern world history.

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U.S. to send more troops to Iraq

President Barack Obama authorized the deployment of up to 1,500 additional troops to help fight ISIS.

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Making headlines this week

Anjali Gautam, of Bhutan, poses with her certificate of citizenship as her father, Shyam, snaps a picture during a Halloween-themed…

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Obama expected to nominate Loretta Lynch for attorney general

Lynch, 55, would be the first African-American woman to hold the job if she is confirmed by the Senate.

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Home Depot: 53M email addresses stolen in breach

The world's largest home improvement chain said hackers stole customer data from millions of customers.

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Obama to host Congress leaders as post-election battles boil

Republican victors and President Barack Obama will assess what legislation can be enacted despite years of confrontation.

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Appeals court upholds gay marriage bans

A federal appeals court bucked a recent trend of pro-gay marriage decisions by upholding bans in four states.

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Berlin plans ‘people’s party’ to mark 25 years since fall of Wall

The German capital will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with a huge street party.

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Unemployment drops, wages, productivity up

Claims have been below the 300,000 threshold for eight straight weeks, suggesting employment growth is gaining momentum.

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

Amazon trying out taxi deliveries

The Internet retailer is exploring alternative delivery methods to speed up shipments.

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