Embattled Department of Veterans Affairs head Eric Shinseki says he’s working to fix “systemic” problems in the VA’s health care system, taking steps to fire the people who run a Phoenix VA medical center found to have deep problems.
America may have a shot at rejoining the world’s most educated nations by 2025, according to a report released Monday by the Lumina Foundation.
The Air Force has announced the firing of nine midlevel nuclear missile commanders and the disciplining of dozens of junior officers involved in cheating on ICBM proficiency exams.
A Defense Department review of the shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard, which left 12 dead, found the shooting could have been prevented, if the Navy had properly evaluated and reported the gunman’s alarming behavior leading up to the shootings.
Shortly after midnight, the newspaper says, people near the fighting received a text message that read: “Dear subscriber, you are registered as a participant in a mass disturbance.”
A former president, a baseball legend, a country music star and a woman who’s a powerhouse in American media were among 16 people honored Wednesday at the White House with the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
You’re going to need a bigger fishbowl. Scientists scooped up a bright orange goldfish measuring nearly a foot and a half long and weighing more than 4 pounds while searching for invasive species in Lake Tahoe, according to the website Live Science.