President Obama told reporters at the White House there was no "specific and credible" intelligence to suggest the U.S. faced a terrorist threat over the Thanksgiving weekend.
- The president also met with France's Francois Hollande, urging Europe to escalate its efforts against ISIS.
- Almost 5,000 unaccompanied minors crossed the U.S. border from Mexico this October, twice the number that came last October.
- ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a bus in Tunis.
- Pope Francis arrived in Nairobi to begin his first trip to Africa.
- As is common in the wake of protests over police violence, cops in Chicago issued a warning about potential gang violence.
- Thirty five years later, a policeman in England continues to believe he was stalked by a UFO and may have been abducted by aliens.
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