By Ginger Gibson and Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump drew criticism from White House rivals on Friday for saying he would implement a database to keep track of Muslims in the United States and require them to register in response to the attacks in Paris. Trump, speaking to an NBC News reporter after a campaign appearance in Iowa on Thursday night, was asked if there should be a database to monitor Muslims in the United States. Asked how that differed from efforts last century to track Jews in Nazi Germany, he said: "You tell me." On Friday, Trump deflected criticism of the remarks, saying in a tweet: "I didn't suggest a database-a reporter did.
DETROIT (AP) — Protests by University of Missouri black students that forced the school's administration to address racism and other problems mirror efforts decades ago that led many majority white schools to create African-American studies and other programs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some 800 dogs and cats from California animal shelters have something to be thankful for this holiday season — a free ride to other states where they have a better chance of finding homes.