VA makes vet prove leg amputation with X-ray

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="tzYXFhdDpvC5wsn65rj5yalV0RFTBVZ1" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] A former 75th Ranger Regiment soldier who lost his leg during military service described the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as so inept and bureaucratic more…

Class barricaded due to fear of demons

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBCCONNECTICUT) — A school employee who barricaded children in a San Diego-area classroom last week thought there were demons outside and wanted to protect the children, Deputy District more…

VA chief misses 80 days, still collects $179,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONEXAMINER) — DeWayne Hamlin, the top official of the Department of Veterans Affairs' Puerto Rico hospital, was absent from the hospital some 80 days in a one-year period, more…

Rats taking over Florida high school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WINKNEWS) — COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – A rat problem at Barron Collier High School is so bad, students say rats are taking over the entire building. Students tell more…

More transgender shows coming to TV

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EW) — As Laverne Cox’s star continues to rise and Olympian Bruce Jenner contemplates whether to share his transition on E!, a revolution is already taking place to more…

1,000-year-old Medieval potion kills MRSA

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs, experts have said. Scientists recreated a 9th Century Anglo-Saxon remedy using onion, more…

Loneliness epidemic despite modern connections

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDEPENDENT) — Modern life is making us lonelier, and recent research indicates that this may be the next biggest public health issue on par with obesity and substance more…

Manhunt! Prisoner escapes at Virginia hospital

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="FrbzJhdDqbp0XgXiyblnhVyK-B_6d7xo" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Police warned Tuesday an "armed and dangerous" prisoner was roaming the Washington, D.C., area after he overpowered a private security guard, stole his gun and more…