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Donald Trump mocks reporter's disability

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The New York Times is angry that Donald Trump mocked one of its reporters who has a physical disability.

Trump waved his arms in an awkward manner to lampoon Serge Kovaleski at a rally in South Carolina Tuesday night. Kovaleski has a chronic condition...


Political Prediction market: Rubio leads, Cruz rises

Cruz at debate 2

As the Iowa caucuses approach, Ted Cruz is receiving renewed attention and has seen his odds of capturing the GOP's presidential nomination increase in recent weeks on CNN's Political Prediction market.

Cruz's odds stand at 19 percent, just one point shy of ...


Obama family serves Thanksgiving dinner to homeless and vets

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President Barack Obama, joined by the entire first family, on Wednesday began the Thanksgiving holiday by serving dinner to the local homeless population and veterans at Friendship Place Homeless Center in Washington.


2016 candidates: Yes, Chicago cop should face charges

Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton

Several 2016 hopefuls weighed in Wednesday on the shooting death of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer.


Mr. (Will) Smith goes to Washington?

Will Smith at Concussion premiere

His new blockbuster doesn't come out until Christmas Day, but Will Smith is already looking past it.

This frenzied campaign season has so "incensed" the movie star that Smith says he is losing sleep trying to figure out new ways to be "useful in the ...


Obama: No 'specific and credible threat' to U.S.

Obama Nov 25 speech

Ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday, the U.S. government is "taking every possible step" to keep the country safe, President Barack Obama said Wednesday, seeking to reassure travelers and adding there is no known "specific and credible threat" to ...


Trump: 100 black leaders' endorsements coming

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Donald Trump's campaign says he'll pick up endorsement from African-American pastors and evangelical leaders Monday.


Marines to spend $225M on amphibious vehicles

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The U.S. Marine Corps is spending $225 million as it takes another stab at replacing its aging fleet of amphibious assault vehicles.

The Marine Corps on Tuesday awarded two contractors -- BAE Systems and SAIC -- contracts to develop 13 prototypes of ...


Britain hikes taxes on investors to cool housing market

For rent

Britain's decision to levy a higher rate of tax on investors in its red hot housing market will be welcomed by many.


Canada: We'll resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees

Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau's newly elected government has confirmed it will resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada within three months, giving top priority to those who are a lower security risk.

The plan as outlined prioritizes families and vulnerable indivi...


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