VA whistleblower exiled to basement

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — PHOENIX — On her 71st workday in the basement, Paula Pedene had something fun to look forward to. She had an errand to run, up on more…

Despite 40 deaths, VA chief 'still on payroll'

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_1090185" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sharon Helman, director of the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System[/caption] A leading veterans group is hailing two key provisions of the proposed Veterans more…

Judges say Senate can launch tax bills

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="xzOTllbzpKQz_W-gUEEpILWCsVHYg1Px" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] A three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the U.S. Senate can launch tax bills even though the Constitution requires that funding more…

Doctor: Illegals bring risk of Ebola

by Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. -- By Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D., of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons Ebola. Chikungunya. Dengue. Norovirus. Hantavirus. Swine flu. Varicella. Variola. The names sound like something out more…

New ban hits school bake sales

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ONLINE.WSJ) — At Chapman School in Nebraska, resourceful students hawk pizza and cookie dough to raise money for school supplies, field trips and an eighth-grade excursion to Washington. more…

'American Idol' finalist dies at 35

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — A one-time "American Idol" finalist has died, the show's official Facebook page announced. "Michael Johns was an incredible talent and we are deeply saddened by the more…

U.K. to fund sperm bank for lesbians

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Britain is to get its first NHS-funded national sperm bank to make it easier for lesbian couples and single women to have children. For as little more…