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FILE - In this May 14, 2015, file photo, the oil drilling rig Polar Pioneer is towed toward a dock in Elliott Bay in Seattle. Sharply lower oil prices are sending ripples through the global economy, lending more spending power to consumers _ particularly for Americans’ big holiday shopping spree _ but potentially dampening investment in U.S. oil production. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
November 21, 2018 - 10:03 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Holiday shoppers should enjoy more spending power thanks to the recent sharp drop in oil prices, though cheaper energy could also weigh on the U.S. economy by dampening investment in shale oil production. While the fall in oil prices doesn't yet match the 2014-2016 slump...
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U.S. and California state flags fly behind the border wall, seen from Tijuana, Mexico, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
November 20, 2018 - 7:41 pm
"Whatever the scope of the President's authority, he may not rewrite the immigration laws to impose a condition that Congress has expressly forbidden."
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President Donald Trump gives "Peas" a National Thanksgiving Turkey, a pardon during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, as Jeff Sveen, chairman of the National Turkey Federation, watches. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 20, 2018 - 5:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an annual Thanksgiving tradition, President Donald Trump used the power of his office Tuesday to keep a pair of turkeys off the holiday table. But Trump jokingly warned that while the 39-pound bird named Peas and a 41-pounder named Carrots are free to live the rest of their...
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Dreamstime
November 20, 2018 - 1:51 pm
Sociology Professor Heidi Lyons of Oakland University sat down with Greg Bowman and Brooke Allen, co-anchors of WWJ Afternoons, to give tips everyone can use for an emotionally healthy Thanksgiving. No landmines.
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Ilhan Omar
Minnesota Democratic Congressional Candidate Ilhan Omar speaks at an election night results party on November 6, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Omar won the race for Minnesota's 5th congressional district seat against Republican candidate Jennifer Zielinski to become one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
November 19, 2018 - 1:09 pm
"No one puts a scarf on my head but me. It’s my choice—one protected by the first amendment," Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar of Minnesota said in a tweet.
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Ben Carson
HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson speaks before U.S. President Donald Trump signed a proclamation to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. day, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, on January 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
November 19, 2018 - 12:15 pm
“This is another misguided effort by liberals to erase history," said Project 21 member Gregory Parker.
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Getty Images / John Moore
November 19, 2018 - 12:01 pm
The address is fewer than 300 words.
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Gil Cisneros, a Democratic candidate who is running for a U.S. House seat in California's 39th District, speaks during a campaign stop in Buena Park, Calif. Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six congressional seats in the state. Cisneros had been in a tight battle with Republican Young Kim for the seat held by retiring Republican Rep. Ed Royce. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
November 19, 2018 - 11:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress will have a record 43 Latino members next year. The number increased over the weekend after California Democrat Gil Cisneros defeated Republican Young Kim, who was trying to become the first Korean-American woman elected to the House. The Hispanic delegation will be made...
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November 19, 2018 - 7:32 am
Anderson posted a letter in which she called Morrison's remarks "disappointing."
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Associated Press Photo / Emrah Gurel
November 19, 2018 - 6:38 am
"I want to stick with an ally that in many ways has been very good."
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