A report reveals that it took the Secret Service days to realize that a man fired multiple bullets at the upstairs residence of the White House.
Republicans can no longer deny that their party has a major problem with women. A new report, conducted by conservative groups Crossroads GPS and American Action Network, found that women are “barely receptive” to GOP policy, and view Republicans as “intolerant,” “lacking in compassion,” and “stuck in the past.” The report, titled “Republicans and Women Voters: Huge […]
By Dan Weikel, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Attorneys representing victims and relatives of those killed or injured when Asiana Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco last summer said a federal safety panel’s conclusion Tuesday that pilot error was to blame could help resolve pending lawsuit claims. The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday delivered […]
By Chris Adams, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Saying climate change has “moved firmly into the present,” a federal scientific panel released a report Tuesday that catalogs the impacts of such changes, saying some would be beneficial “but many more are detrimental.” The American Southeast and Caribbean region, for example, is “exceptionally vulnerable” to rising sea […]
Despite desperate predictions that the approximately $500 billion (over 10 years) cut in subsidies to Medicare Advantage private insurers to help pay for healthcare reform would destroy the program and cause painful premium hikes for seniors, a new report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services shows the opposite has proven to be true: […]
A new report from the Wall Street Journal sheds light on one reason that the United States has had such a difficult time gaining traction in the war in Afghanistan. According to the article, a staggering 92 percent of respondents to a survey of 15-30 year old men in Afghanistan’s war-torn southern provinces said that […]
Did Rebekah Brooks, disgraced former editor of Rupert Murdoch’s now-defunct British tabloid the News of the World, give a cell phone to the mother of a murder victim just so her voicemail could be hacked? That’s what new reports suggest. Originally, British police told Sara Payne, whose daughter was murdered by a sex offender in […]
Despite hand-wringing from editorial boards and conservative think-tanks and members of Congress for years now, the fact of the matter is that Medicare ain’t in such bad shape, according to a new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: The 2011 report of Medicare’s trustees finds that Medicare’s Hospital Insurance (HI) trust fund […]