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Obama to Republican critics on immigration: 'Pass a bill' 23 Nov 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration with a challenge to House of Representatives Republicans: if you don't like it, do something.

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Obama's day off: Golf with baseball great Derek Jeter

NORTH LAS VEGAS Nev. - Of all the more than 200 rounds of golf Barack Obama has played as president, his outing on Saturday will probably prove to be a highlight: Teeing it up with New York Yankees great Derek Jeter.

U.S. 22 Nov 2014

In Chicago, contenders make hard push to get on mayoral ballot

CHICAGO - Standing outside a drugstore in the bitter Chicago wind, Jonathan Todd shared tips with a fellow volunteer on how to collect signatures to get their candidate on the mayoral ballot.

21 Nov 2014

U.S. judge blocks New Jersey sports betting law

- A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked a New Jersey law that would have allowed legal betting on sporting events at some places in the state.

Sports 21 Nov 2014

U.S. House will fight Obama's immigration action: Boehner

- U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said on Friday that President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration has sabotaged chances for bipartisan legislation. | Video

21 Nov 2014

Pentagon reforms aim to curb predatory sales targeting troops

WASHINGTON - Moving to curb predatory sales practices targeting U.S. military personnel, the Pentagon said on Friday it was reforming its payment system for troops to prevent them from using direct salary deductions to buy consumer goods like cars and computers.

U.S. 21 Nov 2014