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Senate Blocks Keystone Pipeline

Senate Democrats blocked a bill to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday evening, delaying a confrontation between the White House and Republicans over the project and potentially damaging Democratic Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu’s re-election hopes

Charles Manson Is Getting Married

Here are five things to know about Afton Elaine Burton, the 26-year-old woman who might marry America’s most notorious killer

Feds Demand Massive Car Recall

Regulators said the push for a recall expansion for millions of cars with Takata driver’s-side air bags was prompted by an incident in North Carolina

Snowstorm Batters Buffalo Into State of Emergency

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency on Tuesday for several counties in and around Buffalo, hit hard by a winter storm. Four people have died so far, including three from heart attacks and one who was pinned while pushing a car out of snow

Jerusalem’s Fragile Peace Splintered by Bloody Attacks

The Tuesday killings of five people by two Palestinians have driven a wedge between Arabs and Jews in divided Jerusalem. The synagogue massacre has already been dubbed by some in the Israeli and Palestinian media as “Jerusalem Intifada” and “Jerusalem War”

Waiting Game in Ferguson Ahead of Grand Jury Decision

Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency in anticipation of the public response to an imminent grand jury decision in Ferguson about whether police officer Darren Wilson will be charged in the Aug. 9 killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown

Woman Monitored for Ebola in NYC Dies

The New York City Department of Health is investigating the death of a woman under observation for potential Ebola exposure, although officials said she was not showing any symptoms of the disease. The woman had recently traveled to Guinea

Netflix Postpones Bill Cosby Special

Netflix says it is postponing the launch of a Bill Cosby comedy special due to a number of sexual-assault allegations against the legendary comedian. A new stand-up show, Bill Cosby 77, which was taped on his 77th birthday, was set to be aired on Nov. 28

Senate Blocks NSA Phone-Records Measure

The Senate has blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency. Tuesday’s vote was largely along party lines, with most Democrats supporting the bill and most Republicans voting to kill it

How Trans Fat Eats Away at Your Memory

A new study comprised of food questionnaires and memory tests from about 1,000 adult men found that eating a lot of the compound that magically rejuvenates junk food that should have expired long ago is linked to higher rates of memory impairment

U.N. Push Against North Korea on Rights Moves Ahead

The world’s boldest effort yet to hold North Korea and leader Kim Jong Un accountable for alleged crimes against humanity moved forward on Tuesday at the U.N., where a Pyongyang envoy threatened further nuclear tests

Missouri Executes Leon Taylor for 1994 Killing

A man who killed a suburban Kansas City gas-station attendant in front of the worker’s young stepdaughter in 1994 was put to death early Wednesday — the ninth execution in Missouri this year. The U.S. Supreme Court had earlier turned down his appeal

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