Ben Carson's recollections of West Point, youth come under question

World / Politics Nov 7, 2015

Ben Carson's recollections of West Point, youth come under question

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson's recollection of being offered a scholarship to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point was questioned on Friday, potentially damaging the credibility of the 64-year-old retired neurosurgeon. Also on Friday, Carson's account of how he attempted to stab a friend ...

Trailing, Trump gets testy as candidates wade into GOP debate

World / Politics Oct 29, 2015

Trailing, Trump gets testy as candidates wade into GOP debate

Republican outsider front-runners Ben Carson and Donald Trump came under fire at the outset of the party's third presidential debate Wednesday night, as the moderators and some of their opponents pushed for details of their tax and budget proposals and raised questions about their ...

Carson, Trump seek protection by Secret Service

World / Politics Oct 20, 2015

Carson, Trump seek protection by Secret Service

The top two Republican presidential hopefuls, Donald Trump and Ben Carson, have requested protection from the U.S. Secret Service, a spokeswoman for the Department of Homeland Security said Monday. The taxpayer-funded agency said the two campaigns have submitted requests, which kick off an evaluation period ...