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  • Full holiday menu for Obamas, plus 6 pies
    Full holiday menu for Obamas, plus 6 pies

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spent a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday's basics. He also continued a tradition of telephoning members of the armed forces to thank them for their service.

  • Justice sent home after heart stent implanted
    Justice sent home after heart stent implanted

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Thursday after having a heart stent implanted to clear a blocked artery, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said.

  • Southern Democrats trying to recover lost ground
    Southern Democrats trying to recover lost ground

    ATLANTA (AP) — To rebuild in the conservative South, Democratic leaders say their party must become more aggressive advocates for the middle class in an effort to energize African-Americans and attract whites.

  • Presidents pick up the check for their meals

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There's no free lunch — or breakfast or dinner — for President Barack Obama on Thanksgiving Day. Or any other day for that matter.

  • Obama defends legal authority _ to pardon turkeys
    Obama defends legal authority _ to pardon turkeys

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has issued an executive action that some of his Republican opponents may be hard-pressed to disagree with — sparing Thanksgiving turkeys from the dinner table.

  • Eyeing 2016, Clinton selective on policy issues
    Eyeing 2016, Clinton selective on policy issues

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton offered praise for President Barack Obama's executive actions to stave off deportation for millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. But the Democrats' favored presidential hopeful has been less forthcoming on other issues in these early days of te 2016 contest.

  • Obama's immigration move disappoints businesses
    Obama's immigration move disappoints businesses

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration left out some of the business community's top priorities, disappointing business leaders who might have stepped up to defend his policies in the face of Republican attacks.

  • US tightens smog limits in bid to protect health
    US tightens smog limits in bid to protect health

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness. The move fulfilled a long-delayed campaign promise by President Barack Obama but left environmentl and public health groups wanting more.

  • Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing
    Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday.

  • Some in US illegally could get retirement benefits

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.

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