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Fifth GOP Debate Highlights... in 2 Minutes

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The fifth GOP debate aired on CNN last night. It focused purely on national security - the biggest issue right now for American voters, which wasn't even on their minds in 2008 presidential election.

A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released Monday found that 40% of Americans think national security and terrorism should be the government's top priority. More than 60% of those polled listed it in their top two spots. By comparison, the issue came in at 16% - the last out of four options - in the final poll before the 2008 election.

Here's a look at the fifth GOP debate highlights in the Republican candidates' final battle of 2015...

3 of the Biggest Ben Carson Scandals Right Now

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More Ben Carson scandals are coming to light as his popularity surges. The famed neurosurgeon and author has surpassed GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump - both in South Carolina and nationally - according to some new polls.

With this kind of popularity, it's no surprise that smear campaigns have surfaced.

Here the arguments swirling around three of the biggest controversies currently plaguing the doctor - then you can decide whom to believe...

GOP Debate Preview: FOX Business Aims to Be the Anti-CNBC


GOP debate preview: The next showdown will take place on Tuesday at 9 p.m. on FOX Business Network. And if you haven't been keeping your eyes on the latest polls, you'll be surprised to learn who's pulling into second and third.

Tuesday's showdown could change the game in a major way.

Here's more on the upcoming GOP debate and how FOX Business intends to make it a hundred times better than CNBC's...

AAPL, VRX, and China Top This Week's 10 Most Shocking Numbers

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Here are this week's need-to-know facts about the stock market, economy, Wall Street, and life-changing global events...

It's the numbers that count in this crazy world. They can tell stories that words sometimes can't.

AAPL, VRX, and China contributed three out of the 10 numbers that shocked investors most this week. Here's a look at some of the fascinating, infuriating, amusing, depressing, and altogether important figures that the world has put up on the board recently - and why you need to know them...

Will There Be a Government Shutdown?


For the second time in two years, another controversy has forced Americans to ask, "Will there be a government shutdown?"

Oct. 1 marks the first day of fiscal year 2016 - the deadline for funding. But debate over financing nonprofit reproductive healthcare provider Planned Parenthood threatens to halt the nation if no measure is passed to keep the government funded beyond Sept. 30.

And in fact, House Republicans have just voted on Sept. 18 to block all federal financing for Planned Parenthood - the first step toward a government shutdown this month.

Here's the story behind the Planned Parenthood controversy, the likelihood of a government shutdown, and a timeline...

Carly Fiorina's "Mountain of Debt" Dig on Donald Trump Doesn't Cut Too Deep


Almost exactly an hour and a half into the CNN debate last night, Carly Fiorina and Donald Trump got into a scrap about their entrepreneurial track records. A moderator pitted the GOP candidates against each other when he asked who, between the two of them, would be better at job creation? "You ran up mountains of debt at your casinos, and you were forced to file for bankruptcy a record four times," Fiorina said to Trump. "Why should we trust you to manage the finances of this nation any differently than the way you've handled your casinos?"

There's something to be said for the way Carly Fiorina stood her ground all night against Trump -- arguably, she's the only GOP candidate to have successfully done so.

But Fiorina's dig about Trump's "mountains of debt in A.C." isn't really as damning as she'd like it to be...

Take a look at the truth about Trump's bankruptcy -it's likely to come up again as he and Fiorina continue to campaign...