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- Jacksonville Split Over Joining A Southern Port Dredging Frenzy
Jacksonville, Fla., is racing to find funds to deepen its port. If it can't accommodate newer, bigger cargo ships from Asia, the city says, it will lose out to Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C.
- Obama Pardons Turkeys Mac And Cheese
Per tradition, President Obama pardoned two turkeys at the White House on Wednesday.
- In Miami, Haitian Immigrants Wonder What Immigration Action Means For Them
Thousands of Haitians (by one estimation) who fled to the U.S. after the 2010 earthquake will not enjoy any benefit because they arrived after the cutoff.
- Obama's Immigration Action Brings Joy, Sadness For Undocumented Irish
There are an estimated 12,000 undocumented Irish in Boston â€” only a portion of whom will be affected by President Obama's immigration plan.
- 'Undocumented' Stigma A Barrier In Asian-American Communities
In Monterrey Park, Calif. â€” home to the fastest growing population of Chinese immigrants in the U.S. â€” community leaders are trying to get the word out about "deferred action" eligibility.
- Wintry Weather Means Slow-Going For Many Holiday Travelers
A nor'easter is likely to make a mess of roads in the Northeast on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
- Justice Ginsburg Expected Back On The Bench Soon After Surgery
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery for a coronary blockage on Tuesday night and had a stent placed in an artery. The 81-year-old justice had felt discomfort while exercising.
- Texas Execution Nears For Murderer Whose Competence Was Debated
Next week, Texas is slated to execute Scott Panetti for murder. He has a long history of mental illness but was allowed to defend himself at trial, where he insisted he was a movie character.
- How Ferguson Residents Are Giving Thanks This Holiday Season
Following the grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, Ferguson residents are hoping to take this Thanksgiving to grow and heal their community â€” and give thanks to one another.
- Why American Honey Importers Are Wary Of 'Turkish' Honey
American honey importers say they've noticed an odd surge in cheap honey from Turkey. They think some of that honey really came from China, which is subject to U.S. trade restrictions.
- In Darren Wilson's Testimony, Familiar Themes About Black Men
Wilson's descriptions of Michael Brown reminded some people of negative depictions of African-Americans in history. Recent studies suggest these perceptions have deeper psychological roots.
- Justice Ginsburg Recovering After Heart Stent Implant
The 81-year-old justice had the procedure to clear a blocked right coronary artery. She was expected to be back on the bench when the Supreme Court reconvenes on Monday
- Those Phone-Obsessed Teenagers Aren't As Lonely As You Think
Teenagers may not need as much face-to-face interaction as earlier generations to feel connected. And that may explain why a study finds they're not feeling as lonely, either.
- The Native American Side Of The Thanksgiving Menu
The first Thanksgiving was something of a joint venture between pilgrims and Native Americans. Chef Richard Hetzler shares a menu that celebrates the first settlers and the country's first tribes.
- If Supreme Court Strikes Federal Exchange Subsidies, Health Law Could Unravel
A decision against subsidies would undermine the government-run insurance marketplaces that are backbone of the Affordable Care Act.