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Emotions rise as people hear immigration plan

Supporters gather during a rally organized by OneAmerica as part of a National Week of Action to demand robust executive measures to stop deportations and keep families together Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Seattle. President Barack Obama is expected to announce his plan to use executive action to partially change the nation's immigration system Thursday night. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Jordan Stead)Emotions ran high as immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials across the country watched President Barack Obama's televised announcement on immigration reform.


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15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World

Everyone has a bad day at work now and then. But if you have one of these 15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World, even one bad day can get you or someone else killed. From EMT to Coal Miner to Ice Road Trucker, these are the jobs that will keep you up at nights!


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last updated: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:14:46 -0500

Obama: Immigration shouldn't be 'deal breaker'

U.S. President Obama announces executive actions on immigration during televised address from the White House in WashingtonWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Republican opposition to his executive actions on immigration should not be a "deal breaker" on other issues.


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last updated: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:18:13 +0000

Can Whole Foods Change The Way Poor People Eat?
Challenging elitism, racism, and obesity with a grocery store may sound crazy. Here’s what happened when Whole Foods tried to do it in Detroit.

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last updated: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:36:45 GMT

Obama announces action on sweeping U.S. immigration reform
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation on Thursday, easing the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with Republicans.






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last updated: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:00:13 -0500

18 Creatures That Prove Your Nightmares Are Real

If you’re squeamish or scared of spiders, proceed with caution.

Japanese Mountain Leeches

Japanese Mountain Leeches

A leech? Big whoop, right? WRONG. This guy isn't confined to bodies of water; instead, it hangs out in trees, flailing around to reach you, and then gnawing through your clothes to get to your skin.

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Sprickets (aka Camel Crickets)

Sprickets (aka Camel Crickets)

What if there was a bug that ~looked~ like a spider, but ~jumped at you~ like a cricket? GUESS WHAT, THERE IS!

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Japanese Giant Hornet

You: Surely Mother Nature couldn't be so cruel as to create a hornet the size of your hand, that also has venom potent enough to dissolve human tissue.
Mother Nature: GUESS AGAIN.

Bleeding Tooth Fungus

Fungus is OK and all, but what if it looked like it was constantly hemorrhaging? Much better.

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Heres A Really Great Video About Stanley Kubrick's Use Of The Colour Red

It was sent to us by Rishi Kaneria, who once did this awesome supercut of Pixar films.

For Kubrick fans, this is pretty great.

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29 Reasons Chris Hemsworth Is Definitely The Sexiest Man Alive

It’s official. And it’s right.

His blue eyes are the sexiest.

His blue eyes are the sexiest.

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How Gross Are You And Your Significant Other?

Peeing with the door open: totally fine, or the worst thing in the world?

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18 Secrets Jews Won't Tell You About The Holidays

Eighty-two percent of Jewish households have never had a Christmas tree. The 18% who do call it what it is.

Hanukkah ceases to be cool after age 17.

Hanukkah ceases to be cool after age 17.

Y'know, when your parents start being like: "We're just getting you one gift this year, because you're an adult." That's when Christmas jealousy really sets in.

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Hanukkah is actually not that important in the scheme of Jewish holidays. (Yom Kippur, Passover, and Rosh Hashanah are way more important.)

Hanukkah is actually not that important in the scheme of Jewish holidays. (Yom Kippur, Passover, and Rosh Hashanah are way more important.)

Which makes the holiday season something of a guilty struggle.

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The idea of a "Hanukkah bush" seems like a lackluster substitute for an actual Xmas tree.

The idea of a "Hanukkah bush" seems like a lackluster substitute for an actual Xmas tree.

Eighty-two percent of Jewish households have never had a Christmas tree. A "Hanukkah bush" is basically a gateway drug for those who do.

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If you've gotten a tree as an adult, you've probably kept it a secret from your family.

If you've gotten a tree as an adult, you've probably kept it a secret from your family.

Because if your mom knew, she'd be afraid that you've turned your back on Judaism.

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What's Your Worst Public Speaking Experience?

A toast! To offensive jokes and farting on stage!

For most people, public speaking is the worst form of torture. You hope for the best.

For most people, public speaking is the worst form of torture. You hope for the best.

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But as you walk to the front of the room, you bite it hard in front of hundreds of people.

But as you walk to the front of the room, you bite it hard in front of hundreds of people.

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You accidentally swear. Your words come out completely wrong. It's awful.

You accidentally swear. Your words come out completely wrong. It's awful.

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Or you had to take a moment to puke.

Or you had to take a moment to puke.

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39 Things That Look Like Boobs

(But are not actually boobs.)

This mushroom.

This mushroom.

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The roof of Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Nicaragua.

The roof of Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Nicaragua.

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Angelina Ballerina's mother's nose.

Angelina Ballerina's mother's nose.

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This jelly donut.

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Can You Guess Which Colleges These Famous Musicians Attended?

These musicians were just like us…before they went to tour the world and stuff.

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17 Times Opossums Were The Unsung Heroes Of Cute

They deserve some lovin’ too!

When this lil guy wore his adorable Christmas sweater.

When this lil guy wore his adorable Christmas sweater.

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And when this whiskered pal made tree climbing look super cute.

And when this whiskered pal made tree climbing look super cute.

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When this dude was the cuddliest little baby on Earth.

When this dude was the cuddliest little baby on Earth.

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And when this happy guy made the world a brighter place with his sly smile.

And when this happy guy made the world a brighter place with his sly smile.

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The World's First Stalker Drone Could Be Upon Us Soon

The Mind4 Kickstarter seeks funding for a smart drone to “follow any subject precisely”.

Everybody, say hello to the Mind4!

Everybody, say hello to the Mind4!

Built by Airmind, the Mind4 just might become your new favorite drone.

Built by Airmind , the Mind4 just might become your new favorite drone.

So how's it different from the garden variety? Well, it's all a bit technical.

So how's it different from the garden variety? Well, it's all a bit technical.

But here's the basics. You download an app and select a target.

But here's the basics. You download an app and select a target.


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The 10 Most Popular Quotes From "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay"

“And if we burn, you burn with us!”

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Blowing People's Faces Off

This video will blow you away

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15 Things You Should Thank Your Parents For

Thank you for teaching me how to write a check.

They taught us how to cook the essential family recipes.

They taught us how to cook the essential family recipes.

Thank you for teaching me how to make everything from homemade corned beef and cabbage to the perfect frozen pizza.

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They gave us the OK to skip school when we weren't feeling well.

They gave us the OK to skip school when we weren't feeling well.

If only a note from my mom was still an acceptable excuse for anything.

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And they forced us to go when we were faking it.

And they forced us to go when we were faking it.

In retrospect, I guess it was important for me to go to class on the day we were learning basic multiplication.

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They made rules for us that we hated at the time, but would totally make for our own kids.

They made rules for us that we hated at the time, but would totally make for our own kids.

Curfews are stupid when you're 15, but damn I don't blame you for making them now.

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Is This Golden Retriever Still Haunting Your Dreams?

This golden adorably failed his obedience test and won our hearts.

About a month ago, one golden retriever conquered life:

About a month ago, one golden retriever conquered life:

Look at him! He is all of us, we are him, everything is beautiful.

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25 Passive-Aggressive Notes That Belong In A Museum

Sometimes you want to be mean, but not like, too mean.

This guy who acknowledged something even more important.

This guy who acknowledged something even more important.

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This person who wants people to know there's a clear difference between a sink and a trash can.

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This person who was ready and waiting to poop in a pillow case.

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This person who let someone know their job is considered skill-less.

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Poll: When Do You Start Listening To Christmas Music?

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS MORE CHRISTMAS.

When is an ACCEPTABLE time to begin listening (and singing loudly) to Christmas music? Tell us!

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14 Arrest Stories That Will Make You Feel Better About Your Stupid Mistakes

Note to self: Don’t kick cops.

Deer DUI.

Deer DUI.

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Sidewalk Chalk.

Sidewalk Chalk.

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Segway Security.

Segway Security.

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Raise Your Kitchen Game With The BuzzFeed Food Newsletter!

Hungry for amazing new recipes? Then the BuzzFeed Food newsletter is for you!

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Who it's for: Healthy eaters, fast-food fiends, and everyone in between. People who always order dessert. Unapologetic booze hounds. Anyone hungry for a life-changing new recipe, or a fresh spin on an old favorite.

What you'll get: Amazing recipes ranging from vegan versions of your favorite comfort foods to grilled cheeses that are better than any boyfriend. Delicious ways to make your weeknights a snap, like these super-simple one-pot pastas or genius three-ingredient recipes. Kitchen essentials that everyone should learn in their twenties. Mouthwatering desserts that will make everything better. Cocktails ranging from incredibly easy-to-make classics to boozy showstoppers like these XXL watermelon Jell-O shots. And much more!

When you'll get it: Wednesday and Sunday.

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"Hunger Games" Star Willow Shields Reveals Which District Celebrities Belong In

Find out which District Taylor Swift would *actually* belong in.

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Willow Shields stars as District 12's lovable little sis Primrose Everdeen in The Hunger Games, but if celebrities lived in Panem, what District would they best represent?

We sat down with Shields as she sorted your favorite celebrities into Districts. Check them all out below, and catch The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 in theaters Friday, November 21!

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23 Things Every Jewelry Store Employee Knows To Be True

Ma’am, I’m going to need you to back away from the diamonds.

You take out hundreds of pieces of jewelry for the customer and they almost always go with the first piece they looked at.

You take out hundreds of pieces of jewelry for the customer and they almost always go with the first piece they looked at.

Oh, you want the stud earrings? The very first pair we looked at two hours ago? Right. Let me just wrap those up for you.

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Or worse, they try on everything and leave with absolutely nothing.

Or worse, they try on everything and leave with absolutely nothing.

Oh, really, nothing? I mean, I showed you like 40 pairs of earrings, but still nothing? K.

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Customers think that they can return a piece of jewelry without you realizing that it's been worn for months on end.

Customers think that they can return a piece of jewelry without you realizing that it's been worn for months on end.

That is tarnished, missing a stone, and the clasp is loose. Did you participate in a triathlon with this ankle bracelet on?

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The idea of personal space is completely foreign even with a glass counter between you and the customer.

The idea of personal space is completely foreign even with a glass counter between you and the customer.

If you lean any further over the counter, the glass will probably actually shatter.

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