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    Royals wrap up NYC visit

    Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, wrapped up their first visit to New York in a three-day whirlwind that included a black-tie reception, a meeting with the other king, LeBron James, and a solemn, rain-drenched visit to the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum.

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    Survivors gather to remember Pearl Harbor

    Veterans who survived the Pearl Harbor attack gathered for the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese bombing that launched the United States into World War II. About 100 Pearl Harbor and World War II survivors attended Sunday’s ceremony overlooking a memorial that sits atop sunken battleship USS Arizona...

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    The end of coal

    For over a century, life in Central Appalachia has been largely defined by the ups and downs of the coal industry. Through all the bust years, there was always the promise of another boom. Until now. There is a growing sense in these mountains that this downturn is different, deeper. That for a...

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    Powerful storm drenches California

    Heavy rain from a powerful Pacific storm swept through California providing some relief from a three-year drought.

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    Macy's Parade

    Spectators of all ages oohed and ahhed as giant inflated characters wound their way through Manhattan in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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    Macaws bring harmony to Caracas’ chaos

    In one of the world’s most hostile urban jungles, the spectacle of rainbow-colored tropical birds streaking across the late-afternoon sky has become a natural respite from rampant crime and choking pollution.

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    Long road to immigration order

    President Barack Obama says he took steps on his own to fix the immigration system because it’s been “broken” for a long time and “everybody knows it.” Obama says after a year and a half of waiting it was time to do something about it.

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    Theme park expo

    How would you like to ride an elevator 120 feet up in the air, then flip head over heels six times as the lift plummets back down to the ground? Or fight good and evil with a laser blaster while dodging a lifelike, creepy-looking Joker? Those are just two of the new theme park attractions opening...

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    In Peru, an elixir of frog

    Frogs from Peru’s Lake Titicaca are the main ingredient in a juice blend that some Andean cultures believe has the power to cure asthma, bronchitis, sluggishness and a low sex drive. There’s no scientific evidence that confirms the frog juice’s benefits.

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    March to the Sea

    A turning point in the Civil War came 150 years ago this week, when Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman left the smoking ruins of Atlanta and launched his scorching March to the Sea.

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