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Ron Paul: ‘At this point’ it is ‘realistic’ Trump will be the nominee

Trouble may be brewing in the Paul family after Ron Paul said that Donald Trump — not his son Rand — stands a good chance of being the Republican presidential nominee.<p>“Realistically, is Trump going to be the nominee at this point?” Newsmax's Steve Malzberg asked the former lawmaker and presidential …

Trump: I urged Palin to talk about son's arrest

He says he wanted to lead to discussion about the fate of returning veterans.<p>Donald Trump says he urged Sarah Palin to reference her son’s recent domestic violence charge at his rally Wednesday as a way to prompt dialogue about military trauma.<p>Speaking to CNN’s Don Lemon in an interview Wednesday …

Domestic Violence

‘Fast & Furious’ rifle capable of taking down helicopter found in 'El Chapo' cache

A .50-caliber rifle found at Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman’s hideout in Mexico was funneled through the gun-smuggling investigation known as Fast and Furious, sources confirmed Tuesday to Fox News.<p>A .50-caliber is a massive rifle that can stop a car or, as it was intended, take down a helicopter.<p>After …

Republicans beat back attempt to hold vote on Trump’s Muslim ban proposal

By Karoun Demirjian<p>Karoun Demirjian<p>Congressional reporter focusing on national security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Senate Democrats’ plan to force Republicans to take a politically uncomfortable vote on Donald Trump’s proposal to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the country fell apart …

Republicans

Sarah Palin connects son Track’s arrest to Obama’s record on veterans issues

By Jose A. DelReal<p>Jose A. DelReal<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>TULSA — Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin on Wednesday addressed her son's recent arrest — which she called “the elephant in the room” — while stumping here for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, and accused President Obama of …

Domestic Violence

For Archie Manning, a rough day of watching sons play

NEW YORK (AP) — Archie Manning leaned back in his chair and muttered: "I hate football."<p>At just about any other moment, he feels anything but that. …

Donations drop for Boy Scouts in Utah after decision to let in gay leaders

One of the largest Boy Scout councils in the country is laying off employees because donations are down — possibly a side effect of tension between the Scouts and the Mormon Church over this summer's decision to allow gay Scout leaders.<p>The fall fundraising drive for the Utah National Parks Council …

Salt Lake City

Hillary Clinton Told Wall Street To ‘Cut It Out’—Not So Much, the Record Shows

Her legislation on banking and housing finance stalled as crisis escalated.<p>Under attack during Saturday night’s Democratic debate over her historical reliance on campaign contributions from Wall Street, Hillary Clinton said she isn’t influenced by such donations and would be at least as tough on …

Governors of Michigan, Alabama Seek to Bar Syrian Refugees After French Attack

U.S. news<p>No Syrian refugees have entered Alabama under federal refugee assistance rules, and Gov. Robert Bentley declared Sunday night that they never will on his watch.<p>Bentley cited Friday night's "attacks of terror on innocent citizens in Paris" in promising that he would "oppose any attempt to …

A KKK Leader Says You Shouldn’t Believe Anonymous

The leader of a prominent Ku Klux Klan chapter pushed back on Monday against the hacking group Anonymous, saying that the claim that Klan member …

Ireland Will Decriminalize Weed, Cocaine, and Heroin

Ireland Will Decriminalize Weed, Cocaine, and HeroinGetty Images/Universal Images GroupAs part of a self-described “radical cultural shift,” Ireland …

Hillary Clinton Calls for Gun Control in New Ad

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is releasing a new ad on Tuesday that focuses on the effort to reduce gun violence, an issue the Democratic frontrunner …

Rachel Dolezal admits she was 'born white to white parents'

Black civil rights activist says she has seen herself as black from a very early age and still self-identified as black<p>Rachel Dolezal, the white US academic and civil rights activist who made headlines around the world for misrepresenting herself as black, has admitted on US TV that she was …

Rachel Dolezal