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Stock indexes edge further into record territory

(AP) — U.S. stocks are closing with slight gains, just enough to push the market further into record territory.

Residents asking why city smells like cat urine

(AP) — Residents are hoping tests on air samples can explain why their western Pennsylvania city smells like cat urine.

Company to give back wages to disabled workers 


(AP) — A Rhode Island company will give $300,000 in back wages to more than 100 disabled workers and staff for failing to pay overtime and the minimum wage.

Some immigrants get benefits under Obama's actions

(AP) — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits Under President Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.

Black Friday gun buys test background check system 


(AP) — Black Friday isn't just when shoppers rush to stores for holiday sales. It's also one of the busiest days of the year for gun purchases.

3 Reasons holiday shoppers will spend cautiously 


(AP) — Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low.

Obama's immigration move disappoints businesses 


(AP) — 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.

Cops: Hospital worker accused of rape kept working

(AP) — Connecticut police say a hospital allowed a nursing assistant to continue working there for three months after a patient reported being raped by him.

See Spot relax: Pet massage gaining popularity 


(AP) — Spa treatments don't stop with people. You won't see any aromatherapy candles around, but animals get massages, too, and it's become a regular service that many pet owners value as more than just glorified petting.

Health insurance signups coming to shopping malls

(AP) — The Obama administration is bringing the Affordable Care Act to the mall for the busiest shopping days of the holiday season.