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The Pennsylvania State Capitol Building as seen from State Street in Harrisburg, Pa., which in a desperate bid to resolve its debt crisis attempted to file for bankruptcy. A federal judge on Wednesday would not allow the filing.
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Occupy Columbia protesters sang together before they were arrested Nov. 16 on the South Carolina State House grounds in Columbia.
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A sign stands at one of several entrances to the Occupy Portland camp in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011.
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Lee Evans, seen on Nov. 15, in Newark, N.J., was charged with murdering five teenagers more than 30 years ago.
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An ad agency faced backlash over a controversial billboard over the West Side Highway.
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Sam Mullet, father of two of the three men arrested for allegedly going into the home of another Amish man and cutting his hair and beard, talks outside his home in Bergholz, Ohio on October.
President Obama pardons the national Thanksgiving turkey, a 19-week-old, 45-pound bird named Liberty.
A truck loaded with driveway sealant sprung a leak Tuesday and coated part of the Pennsylvania turnpike with a thick tar over a 40-mile stretch. NBC's Savannah Guthrie reports.
CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman take a look at the personal income data from October ad the weekly jobless claims, up 2,000.
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Victoria Puerto waits for her flight at the Miami International Airport in Miami, Tuesday, Nov. 22. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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Jackie Galinis looks in her refrigerator and freezer to figure out what she can make for a Thanksgiving meal at her home in Pawtucket, R.I., Wednesday, Nov. 22. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)
The rough economy and high fuel prices have forced airlines to cut back on the number of crews and planes in service at any given time, and that means packed flights for Thanksgiving travelers. NBC's Tom Costello reports.