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Storms upending some holiday travel on East Coast

CHICAGO (AP) — Bands of ice, sleet and rain were upending some holiday travel plans as millions of Americans took to the roads, skies and rails Wednesday for Thanksgiving, but the wintry mix was not causing the widespread gridlock that had been feared.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 November 2013

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CBS: Lara Logan, producer ordered to take leave

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS ordered "60 Minutes" correspondent Lara Logan and her producer to take a leave of absence Tuesday following a critical internal review of their handling of the show's October story on the Benghazi raid, based on a report on a supposed witness whose story can't be verified.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 November 2013

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IRS pushes to rein in tax-exempt political groups

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration Tuesday launched a bid to rein in the use of tax-exempt groups for political campaigning.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 November 2013

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US home permits rise at 5-year high on apartments

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. developers received approval in October to build apartments at the fastest pace in five years, a trend that could boost economic growth in the final three months of the year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 November 2013

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Problems pile up in Asia for US policymakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — While the Obama administration is making diplomatic progress on some of the Mideast's thorniest security issues, problems are piling up in Asia, a region that President Barack Obama had wanted to play a bigger part in American foreign policy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 November 2013

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Stocks rise following encouraging jobs news

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged higher on a day of encouraging news from the labor market.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 November 2013

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Thanksgiving includes gluten-free pies and all

NEW YORK (AP) — Three different types of stuffing will be offered on Stacy Fox's table this Thanksgiving: traditional, gluten-free and vegan.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

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Supreme Court will take up new health law dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law, whether businesses can use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

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