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Obama Weighs Possible Immigration Orders — And Their Political Ripples

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:11pm

President Obama is preparing to issue new executive orders on immigration. The White House is considering a wide range of actions, one of which could provide temporary work permits for people who are in the country illegally but still meet certain criteria.

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Market Basket Workers Win Return Of Supermarket's Former President

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:11pm

For six weeks, workers at Market Basket have protested to demand the reinstatement of the supermarket chain's former president, Arthur T. Demoulas. On Thursday, they got their way. Demoulas, who had been ousted by the company's board in June, will be returning to his position as part of a new deal.

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With Drones In Flight Over Syria, Questions Of Airstrikes Rise With Them

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:11pm

U.S. surveillance drones have begun to maintain a presence over Syria, preparing for possible airstrikes against the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State. A mission to expand airstrikes inside Syria raises new questions, though, and critics on both sides ends of the policy spectrum are weighing in.

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What We Really See When We Go See A Movie

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:11pm

Dr. Tim Smith, a visual scientist at the University of London, discusses how our brains perceive what's seen on the big screen. How do we process images, events and stories that we see in the movies?

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JPMorgan's Been Hacked, But Answers — And Fraud — Are Hard To Find

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:11pm

Hackers successfully infiltrated the computer systems of JPMorgan Chase and at least four other banks recently. The FBI is investigating what's being called a sophisticated cyberattack, but bank officials have not yet found any evidence of fraud.

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No Boss But The Land And Cattle: A Rancher's Coming Of Age

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:11pm

In the North Texas wilderness, men to find out what it means to come of age on the range — and what it means to pass that experience on to their children.

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Momentum Gathers For The West's Response To Russia

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:11pm

Lithuania has called an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss Russia's new incursions into Ukraine. The issue's also likely to dominate an upcoming NATO summit. Since sanctions seem to have failed to change Russia's calculations, the U.S. and its European partners are still trying to find a way to effectively protect Ukraine's sovereignty.

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When Senate Returns From Recess, Ferguson Will Top The Docket

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:11pm

The controversy surrounding the police showdown with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., will be coming to Congress. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri has scheduled a hearing to look into the confrontation.

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