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Infant's Death Inspires Family To Give Back During HolidaysAfter the death of a Rowlett infant, the family wants to honor their son through a legacy of giving and helping children in the hospital during the holidays.
Texas H.S. Coaches 'Starting the Conversation' About Sexual AssaultTexas high school coaches are teaming up with the Dallas Cowboys, the Houston Texans and the Houston Rockets to start a high profile program to raise awareness about sexual assault.
Appeals Court Halts Execution For Dad Who Killed DaughtersThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals delayed the Dec. 7 execution of John David Battaglia after his attorney had appealed a judge's ruling last month that he's mentally competent for execution.

Politics

Obama Lights National Christmas Tree For Final TimePresident Obama on Thursday marked his final time lighting the National Christmas Tree with a wish that Americans will care for the sick, the hungry and the downtrodden this holiday season.
Abbott Vows To Cut Funds To 'Sanctuary' CampusesIn a tweet on Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott promised to cut funds to public universities that become what he described as "sanctuary" campuses for immigrant students. He provided no other details.
House Pushes Ahead With $611 Billion Defense Policy Bill The Republican-led House is pushing ahead with a $611 billion defense policy bill that prohibits closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and forbids the Pentagon from trimming the number of military bases.

Business

Black Friday Deals Lift U.S. Auto Sales In NovemberBlack Friday deals and post-election confidence pulled U.S. auto sales out of their recent slump in November, and increased the chances that 2016 could set a record for new vehicle sales.
Retail Gas Prices Up 2 Cents This WeekRetail gasoline prices both in Texas and nationwide are up 2 cents this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported that the statewide price at the pump was an average $1.93 per gallon.
Breitbart Urges Kellogg's Boycott Over Pulled AdsBreitbart is encouraging a boycott of Kellogg's products after the cereal maker said that it would no longer advertise on the news and opinion website formerly run by Donald Trump aide Steve Bannon.

Consumer

Ford Recalls 680,000 Cars; Seat Belts May Not Hold In CrashFord is recalling more than 680,000 midsize sedans mainly in North America because the front seat belts may not hold people in a crash.
Dallas Children's Health Holiday Parade Canceled Due To WeatherThe cold and rainy weather expected this weekend has prompted the rare cancellation of one of the biggest holiday events in North Texas.
Retail Gas Prices Up 2 Cents This WeekRetail gasoline prices both in Texas and nationwide are up 2 cents this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported that the statewide price at the pump was an average $1.93 per gallon.

Education

Mumps Immunizations Required For Returning Cleburne StudentsParents in Cleburne are being told their children must be immunized for mumps before they can return to school.
Classes Moved After Arson Fire At FWISD High SchoolAll of the students at Fort Worth's North Side High School will be on campus today, but some will be in different classrooms after an overnight fires damaged areas in and outside of the school.
Abbott Vows To Cut Funds To 'Sanctuary' CampusesIn a tweet on Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott promised to cut funds to public universities that become what he described as "sanctuary" campuses for immigrant students. He provided no other details.

Entertainment

Weekend Christmas Events Across North TexasNorth Texas is expecting rain and chilly temperatures through the weekend. If you are planning to attend one of the area’s outdoor activities, you might want to check that event’s website before you leave the house.
Obama Lights National Christmas Tree For Final TimePresident Obama on Thursday marked his final time lighting the National Christmas Tree with a wish that Americans will care for the sick, the hungry and the downtrodden this holiday season.
NFL Games Coming To 'CBS All Access' AppNFL games are coming to CBS All Access thanks to a new deal announced today by the television network and the professional football league. The multiyear deal begins this Sunday, December 4.

Tech

Buzz Aldrin Recovering After Polar EvacuationBuzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, is recovering Friday in a New Zealand hospital, and was in stable condition after a "grueling" medical evacuation from the South Pole.
Texas Family Pushes For Cyberbullying Laws After Teen's SuicideFamily members of a Texas high school student who killed herself are rallying for tighter laws against cyberbullying.
SpaceX Shooting For Mid-December Launch, 1st Since BlastSpaceX is shooting for a mid-December launch, its first since a dramatic rocket accident on the pad.

CBS National News

Police: "Casualties" in California warehouse blaze
Saturday Sessions: Caveman performs "Never Going Back"
The Dish: Chef Sam Fox
Saturday Sessions: Caveman performs "On My Own"
Saturday Sessions: Caveman performs "Life or Just Living"
Professor killed in stabbing on Los Angeles college campus

CBS World News

Donald Trump on defense after controversial Taiwan call
New victory against rebels leaves Aleppo in ruins
Philip Bump: Trump's phone call with Taiwan is a "break" for U.S.
Trump's risky phone call with Taiwan could anger China
Inventor of General Tso's chicken dies
General Tso's Chicken inventor dies at 98

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