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Obama touts immigration order; GOP vows to take action to stop him

Obama touts immigration order; GOP vows to take action to stop him »Play Video
President Obama announced his plan in an address to the nation Thursday

At a rally in Las Vegas, President Obama made the moral argument for him ordering that 3 million to 5 million immigrants can stay in America without documents.

"They're forced to either live in the shadows or risk having their families torn apart," Obama said. "We've known about this for years and we've known we can do better, and for years we haven't done much about it. Well today we're doing something about it."

Ferguson on edge as nation awaits grand jury ruling

Ferguson on edge as nation awaits grand jury ruling »Play Video
Artwork showing "hands up" on a wall in Ferguson, Mo.

Protesters gathered outside the Ferguson Police Department on Thursday just like they have most every night since Michael Brown was killed.

Three people were arrested as tensions, anticipation and crowds continue to grow ahead of what many believe will be a decision this weekend from the grand jury considering charges against police officer Darren Wilson.

Zoe the burro gets prosthetic legs

Zoe the burro gets prosthetic legs »Play Video
Eight-month-old Zoe only has two good legs. Her adopted family hopes the double-amputee donkey can some day become a therapy animal. But first, Erin Breen reports they have to worry about paying off Zoe's medical bills.

100-year-old has 50 years on the job and counting

100-year-old has 50 years on the job and counting »Play Video
A dedicated worker at a company in Colorado has reached some impressive milestones. She's been with the company for more than a half-century. Not only that, she's 100 years old, with no plans of slowing down. Kevin Torres has the story.

Snow follies from across the country

Snow follies from across the country »Play Video
It was a snowfall of historic proportions in the Buffalo area. And the monster snowstorm inspired a storm of images on social media. Jeanne Moos has some of the best, both real and bogus, from belly flop to doggie igloo.

No lunch money, no lunch

No lunch money, no lunch »Play Video
A Fargo, North Dakota mother is upset after she her young son went hungry at school because she forgot to send in his lunch money. School officials gave the child something to eat, but the mother says it wasn't enough. Christina Craig has the story.

Anchor wore same suit for a year

Anchor wore same suit for a year »Play Video
TV morning show hosts are usually pretty sharp dressers. So what gives with the host who refused to change his suit for "months" in solidarity with his co-anchor? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports that in this social experiment, smelling good wasn't his strong suit.

Make-a-Wish child superhero 'Red Lightning' saves Seattle

Make-a-Wish child superhero 'Red Lightning' saves Seattle »Play Video
A second grader battling Leukemia has spent two years in and out of hospitals, but on Friday the child of few words but many powers battled to save Seattle's music scene. (Image: KOMO News)

A second grader battling Leukemia has spent two years in and out of hospitals, but on Friday the child of few words but many powers battled to save Seattle's music scene.

Riding every Disney World ride in one day

Riding every Disney World ride in one day »Play Video
Most people say they'll ride every ride when they go to theme parks, especially a magical place like Walt Disney World. But between the four parks there are 46 rides. Add in crowds and sometimes the Florida weather, you simply can't do it all. Unless you have a map and a mission. Sheli Muniz introduces us to one person who completed that goal, and did it all in one day.

Self-serve beer comes to Lambeau Field

Self-serve beer comes to Lambeau Field »Play Video
For the first time, an NFL stadium is offering self-serve beer to fans. And it should come as no surprise the testing grounds for "brew-it-yourself" are in Green Bay. Andrew Lacombe shows us how it works.

Twins seperated at birth, reunited via Facebook

Twins seperated at birth, reunited via Facebook »Play Video
They were born on the same day to the same mother, but immediately separated and raised on two separate continents. Then, by a remarkable stroke of luck online, twin sisters finally reunited! As Kelly Wallace shows us, the "Twinsters" are making a movie to share their journey.