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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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Space history is made as Philae probe lands on comet

Scientists hope samples from the surface of the comet will show how planets and life are created.

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Congress to vote this week on party leaders

Lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives will select party leaders this week for the new Congress that begins in January.

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Nurses to protest,strike over Ebola measures

Nurses will stage rallies on Wednesday over what they say is insufficient protection for workers treating the deadly Ebola virus.

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U.S., China sign symbolic emissions plan

The U.S. and China announced a plan to implement new limits on carbon emissions.

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Easier mortgage rules, rates bring back home buyers

Home buyers are returning to the market after almost a year as interest rates stabilize.

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Ceremonies, concerts mark Veterans Day

America pauses to salute the 23 million U.S. veterans, called the "backbone of the nation."

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PHOTOS: Veterans Day remembrances

America pauses to honor its heroes on Nov. 11.

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There is no one in the U.S. being treated for Ebola

The release of Dr. Craig Spencer from an NYC hospital means no one in the U.S. is being treated for the deadly virus.

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Documentary on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain to air on HBO

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The first documentary made with the cooperation of Kurt Cobain's family will be released next year.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

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For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

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William Shatner needs your help to publish his book

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The "Star Trek" star wants to publish a book explaining the mysteries of modern technology.