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President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, during a ceremony to award the National Medals of Science, and the National Medals of Technology and Innovation. The awards are the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government upon scientists, engineers, and inventors. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)The president will call for a sweeping overhaul of the immigration policy that will affect five million people.


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In this Feb. 11, 2014 file image from video provided by the City of Ferguson, Mo., officer Darren Wilson attends a city council meeting in Ferguson. Police identified Wilson, 28, as the police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9, 2014 in Ferguson. Police departments across the country are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict Wilson. (AP Photo/City of Ferguson, File)The Ferguson police officer remains out of sight as the grand jury decision looms.


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This 1974 photo provided by California Western School of Law shows Michael Hanline with his then girlfriend, now wife Sandee. Prosecutors in Southern California say Hanline, who has spent 36 years behind bars for murder, was wrongly convicted and could be released next week. The Ventura County District Attorney's office announced Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 that new evidence resulted in a judge overturning the conviction of the 69-year-old Hanline. (AP Photo/California Western School of Law)DNA evidence and the discovery of suppressed documents have exonerated Michael Ray Hanline in the 1978 murder case that landed him in prison for over three decades, authorities said.


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