west point cadets

A social media photo of West Point cadets raising their fists in defiance is stirring controversy among West Point alumni.

The photo shows 16 black female cadets dressed in their West Point uniforms raising their fists in a black power salute on the steps of their barracks.

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Ben Carson

The lies and half-truths are stacking up against Dr. Ben Carson's hopes of becoming the next president. The retired brain surgeon now admits he lied about applying, being accepted, and receiving a full scholarship to West Point Military Academy.

West Point does not offer scholarships. The academy pays tuition and all costs for accepted students.

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