PLANO, Texas (AP) — J.C. Penny reported stronger-than-expected sales for the third-quarter, but the department store operator's failure to raise its forecast for the year appeared to add to worries that upcoming holiday shopping season could turn out to be a dud for retailers.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's rant against fellow contender Ben Carson on Thursday, in which he said Carson had a "pathological" temper as a young man, quickly became a lively topic on social media on Friday. Speaking in Iowa late Thursday, Trump cast doubt on Carson's often-reported story of lunging at someone with a hunting knife as a child, an episode Carson says led him to Christianity. The outspoken billionaire real-estate mogul said the incident showed Carson had a "pathological" temper.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Game of Life is known for turning events such as marriage, going to college and paying for auto insurance into moves on a board. Now, it's at the center of a different real-world experience: a lawsuit.
By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson was viewed less favorably by a significant portion of Republicans after his claim to have been offered a scholarship to West Point was disputed, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. After hearing the report questioning Carson's recollections about the scholarship, 39 percent of Republicans said they had a less favorable view of him, with 26 percent saying it was “somewhat” less favorable and 13 percent saying it was “much” less favorable. The majority of Republicans polled, 51 percent, said the issue made no difference and an additional 10 percent said it gave them a more favorable view.