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Carson tries to clarify, Trump keeps deceiving

Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson is a gifted speaker, but when given a chance Monday to clarify the record on his latest derogatory statement about followers of Islam, he couldn't quite seem to get the job done.
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Political watchdog group retracts Adelson charges, issues apology

A progressive political group that called this month for a federal investigation of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman Sheldon Adelson retracted several of its statements Tuesday and apologized to the billionaire casino owner.

EDITORIAL: Presidential candidates' policies must include civil forfeiture reform

Less than a year from now, Americans will elect their next president. Not surprisingly, the campaign for the most important job in the world has been highly divisive.

Obama reassures Americans it's safe to travel for Thanksgiving — VIDEO

President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans they are safe on Wednesday as millions of people embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.

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