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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Nov. 20.

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NBA suspends Taylor for domestic violence

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was suspended after pleading guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault.

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Lawyers for NFL, players defend concussion deal

A proposed multimillion-dollar settlement for concussions sustained while playing football has been criticized for being "inadequate."

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Seattle’s media-shy Lynch fined $50K for silence

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined for not speaking to reporters after Sunday's loss.

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‘1989’ is proving a good year for Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's "1989" topped the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart for the third consecutive week on Wednesday.

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Award-winning director Mike Nichols dead at 83

The Oscar-winning director of "The Graduate" and "Carnal Knowledge," has died.

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Lawmakers want auto workers to report faulty parts

Senators plan to introduce legislation to encourage employees to report information on faulty parts to federal authorities.

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3 shot in Florida State library

Three students were shot when a gunman opened fire on campus early on Thursday.

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Search continues for Manchester man

Killed parents and torched home

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade preps

Volunteers and Macy's employees are putting the finishing touches on the 88th annual parade.

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Watch what happens when kids play with paint

Two brothers throw their own paint party and their dad discovers the messy results.

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NBC, Netflix shelve Cosby projects amid assault allegations

Allegations that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted several women decades ago gained renewed attention last month.

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Mom in custody/Daughter’s whereabouts unknown

A mother who fled to Central America a decade ago with her daughter turned herself in Monday.

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Facebook launches new app for groups

Users will be able to get in touch with their chosen group easier — especially when using a mobile device.

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Sugary drinks still marketed to children

Children are seeing fewer ads for sugary drinks on TV, but they remain a prime target for marketers.

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Obama to unveil immigration plan Thursday

The controversial plan on immigration policy is a go-it-alone move that could deepen the partisan divide.

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Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, retires

Collins, a 7-foot defensive specialist, played for six teams during his 13-year NBA career.

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Bono has 18 screws in his arm

The U2 frontman is recovering after fracturing his arm, eye, and shoulder blade in a bicycle crash.

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A year’s worth of snow in a few days

An unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country while heavy snow contributed to multiple deaths.

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11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes

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Worried about spending quality time with family this weekend? Cut the dinner table tension with a delightfully awful Thanksgiving zinger.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Documentary on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain to air on HBO

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The first documentary made with the cooperation of Kurt Cobain's family will be released next year.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

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For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

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William Shatner needs your help to publish his book

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The "Star Trek" star wants to publish a book explaining the mysteries of modern technology.

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