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Protests respond to Ferguson decision around the country

For a second night, protests sparked around the U.S. following a St. Louis County grand jury's decision to not charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson with the August shooting death of Michael Brown

Middle Easterners crossing border from Mexico? It's rare

Middle Easterners crossing border from Mexico? It's rare
For months, some conservative members of Congress and their allies have warned that people from the Middle East could use the Mexican border to gain illegal entry to the U.S. and pose a terrorist threat. Obama administration officials have said such a scenario is unlikely and border agents...

Rain and snow expected to snarl busiest travel day of the year

Airlines begin to cancel flights ahead of storm that could dump heavy rain and up to a foot of snow on East Coast

Calorie counts coming to restaurant menus

The federal government announced that some restaurants will now have to post calorie counts on their menus. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins CBSN to talk about what it all means.

11/25: The aftermath in Ferguson; calorie counts coming to menus nationwide

More National Guard troops are on their way to Ferguson, Mo., to try and control the chaotic aftermath of a grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson; and, a provision of the Affordable Care Act will soon require calorie counts on menus at restaurants with 20 or more locations.