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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
President Barack Obama says that the United States is not looking to go to war with Russia over the unrest in Ukraine.
Only one-fourth of Americans under age 34 have signed up as of last month.
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.
A majority of Americans continue to disapprove of the health care law as the signup deadline nears.