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What to expect from the post-holiday drive home

Millions of travelers braved getaway traffic delays in the days before Thanksgiving. But what “gets away” must eventually come back. Homebound delays are likely to plague some drivers on Sunday afternoon and evening as the long weekend draws to a close.

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President Barack Obama kept up his holiday tradition of supporting small businesses.

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Obama prods world on climate change, faces pushback at home

“Our businesses and workers have shown that it’s possible to make progress toward a low-carbon future while creating new jobs and growing the economy.”

Website for OPM cyber victims live, sort of

Cyber breach victims who haven't yet received a notification letter from the Office of Personnel Management can visit a verification center in the next few weeks for extra help. OPM said its verification system is live but won't be made available to the public just yet.

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