The U.S. Marine who for two months has sat in a Mexican jail cell following his arrest for mistakenly crossing the border with registered guns in his pickup, fired his attorney before appearing at a hearing Wednesday for allegedly telling him to lie to authorities, Fox News has learned.
More than 3,000 military veterans were found waiting for an appointment with a primary care physician in the Phoenix Veterans Affairs system, with 1,700 left in limbo by being excluded from an electronic waiting list, an inspector general has found.
And herein lies the problem for the left: the failures at the VA, including its bureaucratic incompetence, its waiting lists, and its deaths, all debunk the notion that a government-run healthcare system will work. It’s a fresh slap in the face to all those commentators who, in pushing Obamacare, endorsed the VA as a model.
Hospital systems around the country have started scaling back financial assistance for lower- and middle-income people without health insurance, hoping to push them into signing up for coverage through the new online marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act.
A report that aired on Asheville, NC ABC affiliate WLOS on Tuesday detailed the plight of college student Shelby Higdon, who under ObamaCare was refused medicine because of a gender mix-up within the ObamaCare provider’s system, which according to Higdon could not be fixed due to bureaucratic red tape.
Costello was recapping some of the first lady’s efforts in promoting healthful eating when she said “she signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act into law” in 2010.
Citing offense to the name taken by some Native Americans, New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen was one of 50 Democratic lawmakers who penned a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell that said, “It’s time for the NFL to endorse a name change for the Washington, D.C. football team.” But back in Belmont, N.H. — where she is facing a re-election challenge from Republican Scott Brown — Shaheen has refused to take the same position against local high schools with Native American names and mascots.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first human trials for a science fiction-worthy medical treatment — suspended animation.
“This was done multiple times over a three-day period, sometimes as early as 3 o’clock in the morning,” Police Sgt. Todd Garner told 11Alive on Tuesday.
It seems like a simple proposition: American lakes, rivers, and offshore waters are filling up with destructive fish and crustaceans originally from other parts of the world, many of them potential sources of food.
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Around 140 iPads worth more than $70,000 have been stolen from an elementary school on Chicago’s West Side.
Most people choose artificially-sweetened soda over regular soda to avoid packing on extra pounds. But what if you already choose diet? Would it be helpful to quit that too?