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This is a  Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, file photo of shoppers at the entrance to Asda supermarket store in West Belfast, Northern Ireland after  at least one person was injured and taken to hospital from the store earlier Friday, as shoppers rushed to get their hands on sale deals for their Black Friday event. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)

Black Friday shopping catches on in U.K.

- Associated Press

Halloween and Mother’s Day have become staples of the U.K. shopping calendar. Now Black Friday looks as though it may be the next big retail import from the United States.

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday, Nov. 7, 2014,  to hear a new challenge to President Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

High court to review EPA mercury limits

- Associated Press

The Supreme Court is stepping into a new case about Obama administration environmental rules, agreeing to review a ruling that upholds emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.

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Paducah will be like Dickens' England on Saturday

Associated Press

Victorian England will sweep into downtown Paducah on Saturday as promoters hope to shift the focus of holiday shopping to local businesses with Charles Dickens-themed events.

In this  Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, photo, a gang of Broad Breasted Whites roam their paddock before they are harvested for Thanksgiving at Violet Hill Farm, in West Winfield, N.Y. The turkeys' lives are starkly different from their factory farm brethren as the nearly 250 fully-pastured turkeys spend their time roaming a constantly cycling series of green spaces. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

AP PHOTOS: Turkey farmers connect with NYC buyers

- Associated Press

On a cold and rainy November morning, farmers Mary Carpenter and Paul Dench-Layton waded arm-in-arm into the large soggy paddock that's home to their Broad Breasted Whites, nearly 250 gobbling, barking, and bumbling Thanksgiving turkeys.

President Barack Obama tries to quiet one of three hecklers as he addresses the crowd after meeting with community leaders about the executive actions he is taking to fix the immigration system Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Obama's immigration move disappoints businesses

- Associated Press

President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration left out some of the business community's top priorities, disappointing business leaders who might have stepped up to defend his policies in the face of Republican attacks.

Ohio bill seeks extra retail pay on Thanksgiving

- Associated Press

A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving - an effort that comes as Macy's, the holiday's quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day.

Ohio director: Telecom plan would spur Kasich veto

Associated Press

A member of Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-siks) administration says the Republican governor will veto sweeping legislation that addresses Ohio's toxic algae problem and other agricultural and environmental matters unless provisions related to basic telephone service are removed.

FILE - in this July 8, 2014, file photo, Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Inhofe, who will take over the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in January, said in a statement late Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2104, that a stricter standard to be announced Wednesday by the Obama administration on smog-forming pollution allowed in the air "will lower our nation's economic competitiveness and stifle job creation for decades." He vowed "vigorous oversight" of the proposal in his new position. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

AP sources: Gov't to set stricter smog standard

- Associated Press

The stricter smog standard proposed by the Obama administration joins a string of historic - and controversial - moves by the administration to improve air quality.

Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CST

Associated Press

Two Minneapolis rallies to demonstrate against the grand jury's decision in Ferguson, Missouri, drew several hundred people on Tuesday, with a scary moment when a car struck one protester and then burst through a pack of other protesters when they quickly surrounded it.

FILE - In this July 18, 2008 file photo, calories of each food item appear on a McDonalds drive-thru menu in New York.   The Food and Drug Administration announced long-delayed calorie labeling rules Tuesday, requiring establishments that sell prepared foods and have 20 or more locations to post the calorie content of food "clearly and conspicuously" on their menus, menu boards and displays. Companies will have until November 2015 to comply.  (AP Photo/Ed Ou, File)

Calorie count to appear with many prepared foods

- Associated Press

Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater.

SLED releases investigative report on Harrell

- Associated Press

The State Law Enforcement Division released a heavily redacted version of its report on former House Speaker Bobby Harrell on Tuesday, offering details into prosecutors' case against the politician.

Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options

- Associated Press

Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law.

What's covered in new menu labeling rules

- Associated Press

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday is announcing new rules requiring chain restaurants, movie theaters and other retailers that sell prepared foods to put calorie labels on menus and menu boards. The rules will only apply to establishments that have 20 or more locations.

County pays ex-lawmaker thousands for jail work

- Associated Press

A northeast Mississippi county is paying $114,000 a year to a private prison company owned by a former state lawmaker who used to represent the area but now lives more than 200 miles away.

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback makes his victory speech during a Republican watch party Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Brownback: 'Everything' on table to fix budget gap

Associated Press

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he is "looking at everything" to fill a projected $279 million budget deficit for this fiscal year, including the possibility of tweaking the state's income tax policy.