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A Veterans Affairs whistleblower says that department hospitals not only kept veterans waiting for months, but her supervisors used “a simple computer trick” to make it appear that veterans had no wait times at all. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Whistleblower: VA Hospitals Used ‘Simple Computer Trick’ To Show ‘Zero Wait Time’

A Veterans Affairs whistleblower says that department hospitals not only kept veterans waiting for months, but her supervisors used “a simple computer trick” to make it appear that veterans had no wait times at all.

05/30/2014

A man walks across the seal of the Central Intelligence Agency at the lobby of the Original Headquarters Building at the CIA headquarters on Feb. 19, 2009 in McLean, Va. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CBS News: CIA Station Chief In Afghanistan Whose Cover Was Blown By White House Will Have To Leave Country

The CIA official whose cover was inadvertently blown by the White House will have to leave Afghanistan, according to CBS News.

05/26/2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview broadcast Friday that the focus of an investigation into alleged delayed treatments and deaths in the Veterans Administration's health care system should be to "fix the problem" rather than fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.  (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hagel: Government Has ‘No Higher Responsibility’ Than Good VA System

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview broadcast Friday that the focus of an investigation into alleged delayed treatments and deaths in the Veterans Administration’s health care system should be to “fix the problem” rather than fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.

05/23/2014

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates believes the U.S. has very few options in two of the Obama administration’s biggest foreign policy pressure points in Ukraine and Syria, adding that the U.S. needs to solve its domestic problems before it can exert power on the world stage. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Gates: ‘No Real Military Option’ For US In Russia, Ukraine Crisis

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he believes the U.S. has very few options in two of the Obama administration’s biggest foreign policy pressure points in Ukraine and Syria, adding that the U.S. needs to solve its domestic problems before it can exert power on the world stage.

05/12/2014

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., ridiculed congressional lawmakers at a Tuesday transportation hearing, saying that many of his colleagues are afraid of “the tea party,” and others are opposed to any action under President Obama “because he’s the wrong color.”  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rockefeller: Obama Opposed ‘Because He’s The Wrong Color,’ Fear Of Tea Party

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., ridiculed congressional lawmakers at a Tuesday transportation hearing, saying that many of his colleagues are afraid of “the tea party,” and others are opposed to any action under President Obama “because he’s the wrong color.”

05/08/2014

A CBS News crew was held for several hours by pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine after they were blindfolded and detained at a checkpoint near the city of Horlivka. VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News Crew Blindfolded, Detained By Pro-Russian Forces In Ukraine

A CBS News crew was held for several hours by pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine after they were blindfolded and detained at a checkpoint near the city of Horlivka.

05/02/2014

President Barack Obama speaks to guests at the Community College of Allegheny County on April 16, 2014 in Oakdale, Pa. (credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘We Don’t Need A War’ With Russia

President Barack Obama says that the United States is not looking to go to war with Russia over the unrest in Ukraine.

04/17/2014

Younger Americans tell CBS News it is cheaper to pay the penalty than to enroll in the Affordable Care Act program. (Getty Images)

Obamacare Not Attracting Young Americans

Only one-fourth of Americans under age 34 have signed up as of last month.

04/02/2014

Going for runs on a regular basis has been linked to a multitude of health benefits in countless research studies, but recent research suggests that too much running is tied to a shorter lifespan. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Study: Too Much Running Linked To Shorter Lifespans

Going for runs on a regular basis has been linked to a multitude of health benefits in countless research studies, but recent research suggests that too much running is tied to a shorter lifespan.

04/01/2014

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: 53 Percent Of Americans Disapprove Of Obamacare

A majority of Americans continue to disapprove of the health care law as the signup deadline nears.

03/31/2014

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