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1. Pilot of Russian Jet Downed by Turkey Survives 12-Hour Ordeal in Rebel Territory

The Kremlin says a pilot and a Marine sent to rescue the downed crew were killed by rebels in Syria on Tuesday — but the surviving pilot managed to evade capture in hostile territory. He was later picked up by troops loyal to the regime of President Bashar Assad, a key Russian ally who Moscow is trying to prop up through airstrikes. Read more in NEWS.

2. Protests in Chicago Over Video of Laquan McDonald Shooting

Hundreds of protesters closed a major Chicago intersection Tuesday night after authorities released a "disturbing" dashcam video of the moment a cop shot 17-year-old McDonald 16 times last year. Read more in NEWS.

3. Your Thanksgiving Travel Is About to Get More Intense

Americans trying to get out of town for Thanksgiving face more intense screening, longer security lines and a scary global warning from the State Department — but many say fears of terrorism won't keep them grounded. Read more in NEWS.

4. Ringleader Visited Scenes of Paris Terror Attacks: Official

The suspected mastermind of the Nov. 13 terror attacks in Paris took part in the assaults on a cafe and restaurant and visited the crime scenes later that night — even as police special forces stormed a concert venue where 89 people were slaughtered, Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said Tuesday. Read more in NEWS.

5. Trump Says He Can Predict Terrorism: 'I Can Feel It'

The businessman leading the Republican presidential field was peddling one thing to South Carolina voters Tuesday evening: An alleged innate ability to predict foreign policy trends and events. Read more in POLITICS.

6. Ex-Lover Says a Pill Kept Her Safe While She Dated Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen's ex, Amanda Bruce, used a pill to prevent HIV. The CDC says many Americans don't know about the pill, but they should. Read more in HEALTH.

7. Pastor Among 8 Indicted in Fatal New York Church Beating

The pastor of an insular New York church where a young man was beaten to death and his younger brother seriously injured was among seven people charged Tuesday with murder. Read more in NEWS.

Nightly Spotlight: Uber Teams Up With Animal Shelters to Deliver Puppies to Your Door

The afternoon work break is part of American culture, but where employees used to reach for a cup of coffee, now there’s a different kind of pick-me-up.