GOP fights for states struggling with Obamacare

by Alana Cook -- WASHINGTON – Republicans in Congress are pressing the Obama administration for answers about why officials are proposing to penalize states for significant backlogs of Medicaid applications, which have more…

Another VA problem? Union workers

by Greg Corombos -- The crisis of delayed care through the Veterans Administration is triggering close examination of the federal bureaucracy and the competence of VA management, but some senators and other more…

Obama 2008: VA will be 'leader of health care reform'

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_878941" align="aligncenter" width="599" caption="President Obama takes 2 questions from the press on the VA scandal after making statement on Thursday"][/caption] WASHINGTON — It's one of those promises more…

Bush 41 official: 'Extreme incompetence' at VA

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_876621" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and President Obama"][/caption] A former Pentagon official says the history of the Veterans Administration is littered with stunning examples more…

Scientists took brains of 700 babies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE LOCAL, NORWAY) — Norwegian forensic scientists surgically removed the hearts and brains of around 700 dead babies for research purposes without informing the parents, the country's VG more…

Child services probe Will Smith, wife

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD) — Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith are reportedly under investigation by child protective services. A controversial photo showing their daughter Willow, 13, more…

Bulls take charge in horror bullfight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer Ov1m6hbK] (THE LOCAL, SPAIN) A major bullfight in Madrid was forced to end early for the first time in 35 years on Tuesday night after all three more…