Carson edges Trump and other headlines

Carson edges Trump in a national poll. (New York Times)

Pres. Obama to present his case for overhauling sentencing laws. (New York Times)

FBI chief again says Ferguson having chilling effect on law enforcement. (Washington Post)

Manhunt in rural Kentucky. (AP)

Video shows school resource officer flipping student in South Carolina. (The State)

China warns U.S. Navy after ship sails by Chinese-built island. (AP)

Saving a rare tree worlds away. (New York Times)

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Carson edges Trump and other headlines