Big balloons, heavy security for NYC Thanksgiving parade
National / U.S. News

Big balloons, heavy security for NYC Thanksgiving parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number of police officers patrolled the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, while St. Louis resumed its annual parade, canceled last year amid protests over Michael Brown’s death. … Continue reading

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Appeals court delivers setback to Obama’s immigration plan
National / Politics / U.S. News

Appeals court delivers setback to Obama’s immigration plan

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled against President Barack Obama’s plan to protect an estimated 5 million people living in the United States illegally from deportation. In a 2-1 decision Monday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Texas-based federal judge’s injunction blocking the administration’s immigration initiative. Republicans had … Continue reading