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The Newsweek reporter who wrote an inaccurate story about President Trump's Thanksgiving Day plans has been fired. The outlet's original story claimed the president only planned on tweeting and golfing during his holiday break, neglecting to mention his trip to Afghanistan.

Newsweek’s Jessica Kwong, whose Twitter handle identifies her as a political reporter "covering Trump administration and family," initially published the article Thursday morning, before the president's trip to Afghanistan was announced publicly. The story's initial headline was, “How is Trump spending Thanksgiving? Tweeting, golfing and more.”
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WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized after experiencing chills and fever, the court said Saturday. 

In a statement, the court’s public information office said Ginsburg was admitted Friday night to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She was initially evaluated at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington before being transferred to Johns Hopkins for further evaluation and treatment of any possible infection. 

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FILE - Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg attends Georgetown Law School's second annual Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture, Oct. 30, 2019, in Washington.

FRESNO, CALIF. - Four people were killed and six more wounded when "unknown suspects'' sneaked into a backyard filled with people at a party in central California and fired into the crowd, police said.
                   
The shooting took place about 6 p.m. on the Fresno's southeast side, where people were gathered to watch a football game, Fresno Police Lt. Bill Dooley said.

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California map, highlighted with Sacramento (capital) and Fresno

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump made an unexpected visit to a military hospital Saturday afternoon for what the White House said was an early start to his annual health checkup.

“Anticipating a very busy 2020, the president is taking advantage of a free weekend here in Washington, D.C., to begin portions of his routine annual physical exam at Walter Reed," White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said in a statement.

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U.S. President Donald Trump's motorcade arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, Nov. 16, 2019.

WHITE HOUSE - As the first sitting U.S. president to attend New York City’s Veterans Day parade and lay a wreath at the Eternal Light Memorial, Donald Trump paid tribute to warriors in attendance dating back to World War II.

“We pledge to always honor our veterans,” said Trump on Monday morning at the open of the 100th annual parade. “You are America’s greatest living heroes and we will cherish you now, always and forever.”

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President Donald Trump speaks at the opening ceremony of the New York City Veterans Day Parade in New York, Nov. 11, 2019.

The Trump administration announced Friday that it is proposing to increase fees on immigrants seeking to enter the U.S., including a controversial $50 fee on asylum applications that quickly drew Democratic opposition.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a proposed rule that would adjust fees in what it says is a move to meet operational needs. It says the average increase is 21 percent. If left at their current level, USCIS would be underfunded by $1.3 billion a year, the agency said.

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America’s affluent class is bigger than ever, with more disposable income to treat itself to indulgences like massages, manicures, pedicures, and personal trainers. 

While jobs for middle class Americans continue to shrink, work positions are growing at the top and the bottom of the payscale. Laborers in the emerging underclass who cater to the whims of the better-off are sometimes referred to as “wealth workers.

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LOS ANGELES - When billboards in Chinese start appearing, along with Korean and Japanese grocery stores and restaurants that span tastes from almost all of Asia, they are signs that you have entered California's San Gabriel Valley.

For some people, it is a bedroom community of Los Angeles. For others, the Asian enclave is a home away from home.

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This billboard car ad is in Mandarin. “Everyone speaks Mandarin” in the cities of the San Gabriel Valley, a real estate agent said.

At least three women and six children from a U.S. family have been killed in an ambush in northern Mexico, Mexico’s security minister said.

The victims were members of the LeBaron family, U.S. citizens who formed a fundamentalist Mormon community decades ago in the border region, according to Security Minister Alfonso Durazo and relatives Alex and Julian LeBaron.

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Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador shows a map of the area where members of a U.S. Mormon family were killed by unknown assailants near the U.S. border, at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, Nov. 5, 2019. (Presidential Press Office)

A "constitutional carry" gun law in Oklahoma took effect Friday. Also known as permitless carry, the law lets some Oklahomans carry a firearm in public without a license.

Most Oklahomans 21 and older can now carry concealed or unconcealed firearms without having gone through a background check or training requirements, with exceptions for those illegally in the country or who have been convicted of certain crimes.

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Leslie Nessmith, center, of Edmond, Okla., attends a rally at the state Capitol to mark the start of a new law that allows most adults in Oklahoma to carry a firearm in public without a background check or training. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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