A grand jury did not indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for any crimes related to the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August.

Wilson, who is white, shot and killed Brown, who was unarmed and black, in an Aug. 9 incident that has stoked anger and debate in Ferguson and beyond. (NPR)

Today’s Question: What do you think of the decision not to charge Darren Wilson?

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A turkey comparison. Via Mother Jones

“Thanksgiving turkeys are one of America’s oldest holiday traditions. But with their giant size, stooped frame, and limited mobility, today’s birds bear little resemblance to their early counterparts,” writes Kiera Butler for Mother Jones. “So how did we end up with these modern megabirds? According to Suzanne McMillan, senior director of the farm animal welfare campaign of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, it wasn’t by accident.”

Today’s Question: Are you buying bigger turkeys for Thanksgiving?

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President Obama announces executive actions on U.S. immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House on Thursday. Pool/Getty Images

In Short…

Obama’s executive action:
— Delays the deportation of the undocumented parents of children who are in the country legally.
— It also protects any children who were brought to this country illegally before January 1, 2010.
— It directs immigration officials to concentrate on deporting criminals and those who pose a threat to national security. (via NPR)
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Today’s Question: Do you agree with Obama’s immigration plan?

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