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Americans among those killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack

Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday.

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White House reviewing policy on U.S. hostages held my militants

The President has ordered a review of policy governing efforts to free Americans being held by militant groups overseas.

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Senate heads for vote on Keystone XL pipeline

Backers of the Keystone XL oil pipeline hope a vote in the Senate late will send a bill to the desk of President Barack Obama.

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Number of foreign students in U.S. hits record high

The number of foreign exchange students studying at American universities is at a record high.

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The Pope will visit U.S. next year

Pope Francis says he would visit the U.S. next year, his first trip as leader of the 1.2 billion-member Roman Catholic Church.

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Obamacare enters new phase with little fanfare

The HealthCare.gov website relaunched with little fanfare this weekend and appeared to work smoothly as the second enrollment period starts.

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Democrats urge Obama to act on immigration

President Barack Obama has said he will use his executive powers to make changes to America's immigration system.

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Military scrambles to keep its edge despite budget woes

Short of funds, and awash in global challenges, the military is betting on new technologies to stay ahead of potential foes.

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Beheaded U.S. hostage remembered for fearless dedication

Peter Kassig, the U.S. aid worker beheaded by ISIS militants, was remembered for his devotion to helping people.

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Making headlines this week

A look back on the big news stories of the week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Prince William, Kate to visit U.S. next month

The trip will take the royal couple to New York for the first time.

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Walmart workers plan Black Friday protest

Your shopping plans could be impacted as workers plan protests at more than 1,000 stores nationwide.

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Americans are getting back into shopping

Signs point to consumers spending with more gusto, which could help keep the economy growing at a brisk pace.

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Boehner won’t rule out gov’t. shutdown over immigration fight

Trying to block President Barack Obama from revising immigration policies could lead to another government shutdown.

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Internal review cites Secret Service failures at White House

An intruder was able to scale the White House fence because of "major" Secret Service failures.

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Obama will take action on immigration before year-end

The policy overhaul could shield up to 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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Cost of college continues to climb

The average cost for undergrads at a four-year university in their home state is $18,943.

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Unemployment near 14-year low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits remained near a 14-year low.

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U.S. cutting planned troop presence in Liberia

The commander of the military's Ebola response in Liberia says the mission will be limited to 3,000 troops.

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Keystone pipeline approval bills advance in Congress

Legislation to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline is racing through Congress.

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New awards, big performances set for Sunday’s AMAs

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Taylor Swift will kick off the American Music Awards on Sunday by performing her chart-topping single “Blank Space” and will…

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids react to a realistic Barbie doll

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The Lammily doll wants to show children that average is beautiful.