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El presidente Barack Obama ríe durante un discurso sobre su acción ejecutiva en torno a la inmigración en Estados Unidos, en la escuela secundaria Del Sol, el viernes 21 de noviembre de 2014, en Las Vegas. (Foto AP/Isaac Brekken)
Obama touts immigration plan at Vegas high schoolObama encounters cheering crowd, protesters during immigration rally at Las Vegas high school
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Rally participants wave American flags and signs as they gather in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, before President Barack Obama announces far-reaching orders on immigration that will allow nearly 5 million people now in the U.S. illegally to "come out of the shadows and get right with the law," during a nationally televised address. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
For Obama, a long road to immigration orderHow It Happened: The 9 months that led to Obama's go-it-alone moves on immigration
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Investigators may have recovered lost IRS emailsCongressional officials: Federal investigators may have recovered some missing IRS emails
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Police cruisers sit outside the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts before a Bill Cosby performance at Easter Florida State College in Melbourne, Fla., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rapeNot so joyful: Bill Cosby's comedy tour begins to crumble as more women allege sexual assault
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Police and citizens look over a car that has a caved in roof after a window washer fell at least 11 stories onto a moving vehicle in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Police say a San Francisco window washer has survived the fall. (AP Photo/Sudhin Thanawala)
San Francisco window washer falls onto moving carWindow washer in San Francisco falls from roof onto moving car and is aided by passers-by
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Burglars break into home, steal husband's ashesBurglars break into Idaho woman's home, steal husband's ashes
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Plaintiffs' attorney John Manly, at podium, talks to reporters outside Los Angeles Superior Court Friday, Nov. 21, 2014  following the settlement of litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of lewd conduct against his students. The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay $139 million to end all remaining litigation in the deal involving 81 students, ending a legal saga that began when Miramonte Elementary School teacher Mark Berndt was arrested in 2012 and accused of blindfolding students and feeding them his semen on cookies. Plaintiff’s lawyers had planned to present evidence suggesting the school district was aware of sexual misconduct by Berndt three decades ago but failed to act until a photo processor at a pharmacy contacted police about film Berndt dropped off that showed pictures of blindfolded children and being fed some substance. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
$139M deal reached in school sex abuse caseLos Angeles school district settles major classroom sex abuse litigation for $139 million
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Ex-state worker charged with stealing 610 helmetsFormer Pennsylvania state warehouse employee charged with stealing 610 surplus combat helmets
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FILE - In this  Feb. 11, 2014 file image from video provided by the City of Ferguson, Mo., officer Darren Wilson attends a city council meeting in Ferguson. Wilson is not expecting to face criminal charges from a Missouri grand jury that has been investigating the nationally watched case for the past several months, a police union official said Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Jeff Roorda, the business manager for the St. Louis Police Officers’ Association, said he met Thursday with Ferguson Police Officer Wilson, who has remained secluded from the public eye since the Aug. 9 shooting. Wilson remains confident in the outcome of the grand jury investigation, Roorda said.    (AP Photo/City of Ferguson, File)
Official: Ferguson grand jury still meetingSt. Louis County prosecutor's office says Ferguson grand jury is still in session
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  • Iowa man charged in random shootings

    Authorities say a man who drove around a Des Moines suburb and randomly opened fire is charged with attempted murder. Pleasant Hill Public Information Officer Adam Choat says 32-year-old Pete Jason Polson faces several charges stemming from Monday morning's shootings, including two counts of attempted murder. Star Tribune, Mon, Nov 17 2014 @ 06:42 PM
  • Iowans hold Statehouse rally on immigration reform

    Many in the immigrant community are happy with the President's executive order... but they are also disappointed because they say it didn't go far enough. I talked with a 'Dreamer' today.. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 07:10 PM
  • Des Moines Working to Become More 'Age-Friendly' City

    A report released this week placed Des Moines near the top out of 100 U.S. cities for best locations for the aging, and city officials say that's a reflection of their efforts to make the Metro a more "age-friendly" city. "Des Moines is becoming a very very attractive place for all ages," said Mayor Frank Cownie. WHO-TV, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 05:59 PM
  • More "Home Base Iowa" Successes Reported

    A new number of "successes" reported Friday from a co-chair of the effort to recruit retiring military to Iowa. Former Congressman Leonard Boswell of HomeBase Iowa says the new number is "almost 6-hundred" potential relocation contacts. WHO-AM Des Moines, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 04:56 PM
  • Des Moines struggling with nitrates in water

    Authorities say an unarmed 28-year-old man coming out of his girlfriend's Brooklyn apartment was fatally shot by a rookie cop in a darkened stairwell in a likely accident. A rookie police officer with his gun drawn shot to death an unarmed, innocent man in the darkened stairwell of a crime-ridden public housing complex, New York City police officials said Friday. KAUZ, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 03:23 PM
  • Obama's Action Echoes in Iowa

    President Barack Obama announced an order that will shield millions across the country from deportation. Obama said the move will protect children, families and hard-working immigrants rather than criminals exploiting the country. WHO-AM Des Moines, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 01:50 PM
  • City Defends Downtown Hy-Vee Plans, Says Parking Won't Be an Issue

    Some downtown businesses are urging city officials to "pump the brakes" and reconsider where the proposed downtown Hy-Vee will be located, citing concerns over a lack of parking options near Court Avenue as is. However, Assistant City Manager Matt Anderson says the city has looked closely at the issue, and believes there will be no negative repercussions as a result of the project. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 11:29 AM
  • East Village to Host Holiday Promenade Tonight

    Santa will be at the Brenton Skating Plaza from 5 to 6:30 p.m. You will be able to find him roaming around East Village afterwards. If you don't want to deal with the winter weather, Ballet Des Moines will be performing scenes from the Nutcracker at LifeServe Blood Center throughout the evening. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 08:32 AM
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