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Thursday November 23rd, 2017 3:23PM

AP National News

Balloons, Broadway stars and security at Macy's parade
New faces and old favorites will fly, float and march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and police are going all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots.
4:39AM ( 10 hours ago )
George Avakian, jazz producer and scholar, dies at 98
George Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98
3:36AM ( 11 hours ago )
For Franken, a rising trajectory, and then the accusations
The rising trajectory of Minnesota Democrat Al Franken has been abruptly interrupted by allegations of sexual misconduct
3:32AM ( 11 hours ago )
Education Dept. wants to narrow civil rights work in schools
The Education Department is considering narrowing the scope of its civil rights work by no longer looking for systematic discrimination problems in schools across the country when it examines individual complaints
3:10AM ( 12 hours ago )
Poll: Many don't want to talk politics this Thanksgiving
A new poll shows that more than a third of Americans dread the prospect of political talk over Thanksgiving
3:00AM ( 12 hours ago )
Raisman embraces role as 'Fierce' advocate for abuse victims
Olympic champion Aly Raisman is using her platform to become an advocate for sexual abuse victims
1:53AM ( 13 hours ago )
US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar
The United States is declaring the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing."
12:53AM ( 14 hours ago )
Washington state panel outlines risk of oil-by-rail terminal
A state panel reviewing a major oil-by-rail terminal proposed on the Columbia River has released its environmental review days ahead of making a recommendation to Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee
12:16AM ( 15 hours ago )
Report: Rep. Joe Barton threatened ex-lover with police
A published report says U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be exposed publicly.
12:10AM ( 15 hours ago )
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12:00AM ( 15 hours ago )