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Millions of illegal immigrants blocked from temporary legal status

NBC News - Around the country today, dreams are being put on hold for millions of children brought to the U.S. illegally.

5 things to know for your New Day - Wednesday, February 18

ISIS attacks Kurdish forces. The defense rests in the "American Sniper" trial. And the ceasefire falls apart in Ukraine. It's Wednesday and here are the 5 things to know for your New Day ISIS

What the immigration ruling means

A federal judge in Texas dealt a significant blow to President Barack Obama's attempt to make immigration reform an enduring part of his legacy -- and emboldened Republicans in Congress.

Lady Gaga engaged to Taylor Kinney

Clearly this isn't a "Bad Romance." After four years together, Lady Gaga and actor Taylor Kinney are engaged.

Train derails, explodes in West Virginia; crude oil spills into river

A train hauling crude oil derailed and exploded in West Virginia, displacing up to 1,000 residents and contaminating the local water supply.

Former elementary school principal accused of trafficking heroin

Police are searching for a former Missouri elementary school principal wanted in connection with a heroin trafficking ring.

How to keep your teens from texting and driving

(CNN) -- Whenever I think about how we can stop teens from texting and driving, I think back to an interview I did with the Dunn family of Roxbury, New Jersey. Barb Dunn was doing everything right.

5 things to know for your New Day - Tuesday, February 17

Americans are unhappy with Obama's handling of ISIS. Winter storm hammers East Coast and the South. And Lance Armstrong owes $10 million in Tour de France bonuses.

New frontier in apples: Red or golden but never brown

It's something pioneer nurseryman Johnny Appleseed likely never imagined.

Soul mate stories: She gave him a kidney, he gave her his heart

Ashley McIntyre had no idea who Danny Robinson was when she heard he was searching for a kidney.

Pope Francis has arrived ... as a 'plush doll'

 Talk about seizing a "holy" opportunity.

Pope Francis has arrived ... as a 'plush doll'

 Talk about seizing a "holy" opportunity.

SNL celebrates 40th

"Saturday Night Live" celebrated its 40th birthday by hosting a three-and-a-half-hour special on Sunday. The star-studded "SNL40" featured a reboot of the popular "Celebrity Jeopardy" sketch.

Las Vegas mother gunned down in road rage incident

A Las Vegas mother who was shot after an apparent road rage incident died late Saturday, hospital officials said Sunday morning.