Ben Carson’s debate bounce and other headlines

Did Ben Carson win the GOP debate? (New York Magazine)

GOP hopefuls split on sending ground troops to Middle East. (AP)

White House to unveil new pilot program to shift emphasis to treatment in the fight against heroin. (Washington Post)

Civil rights activist Julian Bond dies at 75, remembered as a hero. (USA Today)

Racial wealth gap persists despite degree, study says. (New York Times)

With high-profile help, Obama plots life after presidency. (New York Times)

Rivers in Utah, New Mexico reopened after Colorado mine spill. (Wall Street Journal)

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Ben Carson's debate bounce and other headlines