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What to Do about Nidal Hasan’s Patients?

While military officials deal with the aftermath of the Fort Hood killings, mental health experts warn that the U.S. Army can’t forget about the patients of the gunman, Major Nidal Malik Hasan. The Army psychiatrist cared for soldiers at Walter Re...   read more

Unemployment Rate for Recent Vets Higher Than National Average

As if things weren’t bad enough for veterans, many of whom don’t have health insurance coverage, job prospects are also quite poor for soldiers returning home from Afghanistan and Iraq. Overall, the unemployment rate for veterans (from all conflic...   read more

One and a Half Million Veterans Lack Health Insurance

A group of Harvard researchers provided a sober reminder on Veterans Day that the current health care reform plan will do nothing to address the problem of veterans who lack medical coverage. According to a team from Harvard Medical School, 2,266 ...   read more

Drug Companies Find it Cost-Effective to Pay Fines and Keep Breaking Laws

Crime does pay in the billion-dollar world of pharmaceuticals. Drug companies this decade have paid $7 billion in fines as a result of criminal and civil cases brought against them for illegally marketing their products, but the penalties pale in ...   read more

Taxing Wall Street Gambling Transactions

Some European leaders are voicing support for a new tax on banks that get involved in the high-stakes trading of derivatives as a way for governments to cover such bets in the event of future bailouts. But the United States and Russia are reacting...   read more

Last-Minute Anti-Abortion Clause Leads to House Health Care Reform Passage

Almost lost amid the public fanfare over the House of Representatives approving the health care reform bill was a huge compromise House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made on the issue of abortion. Pelosi, a staunch supporter of abortion rights, risked losi...   read more

David Vitter: The Formaldehyde Senator

Paul Anastas, a Yale chemist and so-called father of green chemistry, is being prevented from taking over the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Research and Development because of opposition from Senator David Vitter (R-LA), who has been...   read more

Obama Administration Inflated Stimulus Job Gains by Counting Raises

Last week, the Obama administration claimed that its economic recovery plan had created or saved 640,000 jobs. But what it didn’t highlight was that agencies were allowed to include a pay raise as a fraction of a job saved. If an agency or program...   read more

Millionaires in U.S.: 1%; Millionaires in Congress: 44%

Although the members of Congress are supposed to represent their constituents, when it comes to wealth, they are not representative. While millionaires make up only 1% of the U.S. population, they constitute 44% of all lawmakers on Capitol Hill—23...   read more

CIA Agents Convicted in Landmark Italian Rendition Case

Representing a landmark indictment of the Bush administration’s extraordinary rendition program, a court in Italy on Wednesday convicted 23 Americans accused of kidnapping a Muslim cleric from Milan in 2003. In the practice of extraordinary rendit...   read more

U.S. Citizens Joining Immigrant Day Laborers

A new face has begun appearing alongside the immigrant day laborers outside home improvement stores: Caucasian-Americans. Las Vegas was one of the first cities to note the new trend, brought on by a local unemployment rate of almost 14% that has m...   read more

Only 41 of 535 Members of Congress Sponsored Bills That Cut Net Spending in 2007-2008

Democrats promised after taking control of Congress in 2007 to be more fiscally responsible than Republicans. But an analysis of all legislation introduced since then shows the new boss is pretty much the same as the old boss, according to Demian ...   read more

Hillary Clinton Translated: Karzai’s Our Man; Let’s Talk About Something Else

The United States’ resolve to back President Hamid Karzai showed no signs of wavering over the weekend even while serious concerns continued to be expressed over the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s ruler. On November 2, Afghanistan's Independent Elect...   read more

Obama Proposes Giving President Sole Power for Future Bailouts

Democratic and Republican lawmakers reacted negatively on Thursday to the Obama administration’s new regulatory plan for banks, citing provisions that would give the Executive Branch greater powers to bail out teetering institutions without the pu...   read more

For 18 to 24-Year-Olds, Employment Down, College Up

With jobs harder to come by than at any other time since the late 1940s, young Americans are turning to college in droves. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows enrollment at two-year and four-year institutions of higher learning is its highest e...   read more

Public Option Already Exists; ProPublica Compares Examples

When Washington gets so obsessed with a subject like health care reform and the merits of adopting a “public option,” the reality that something similar already exists can easily be overshadowed and forgotten. ProPublica decided to remind everyon...   read more
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2913 to 2928 of about 3230 News
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What to Do about Nidal Hasan’s Patients?

While military officials deal with the aftermath of the Fort Hood killings, mental health experts warn that the U.S. Army can’t forget about the patients of the gunman, Major Nidal Malik Hasan. The Army psychiatrist cared for soldiers at Walter Re...   read more

Unemployment Rate for Recent Vets Higher Than National Average

As if things weren’t bad enough for veterans, many of whom don’t have health insurance coverage, job prospects are also quite poor for soldiers returning home from Afghanistan and Iraq. Overall, the unemployment rate for veterans (from all conflic...   read more

One and a Half Million Veterans Lack Health Insurance

A group of Harvard researchers provided a sober reminder on Veterans Day that the current health care reform plan will do nothing to address the problem of veterans who lack medical coverage. According to a team from Harvard Medical School, 2,266 ...   read more

Drug Companies Find it Cost-Effective to Pay Fines and Keep Breaking Laws

Crime does pay in the billion-dollar world of pharmaceuticals. Drug companies this decade have paid $7 billion in fines as a result of criminal and civil cases brought against them for illegally marketing their products, but the penalties pale in ...   read more

Taxing Wall Street Gambling Transactions

Some European leaders are voicing support for a new tax on banks that get involved in the high-stakes trading of derivatives as a way for governments to cover such bets in the event of future bailouts. But the United States and Russia are reacting...   read more

Last-Minute Anti-Abortion Clause Leads to House Health Care Reform Passage

Almost lost amid the public fanfare over the House of Representatives approving the health care reform bill was a huge compromise House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made on the issue of abortion. Pelosi, a staunch supporter of abortion rights, risked losi...   read more

David Vitter: The Formaldehyde Senator

Paul Anastas, a Yale chemist and so-called father of green chemistry, is being prevented from taking over the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Research and Development because of opposition from Senator David Vitter (R-LA), who has been...   read more

Obama Administration Inflated Stimulus Job Gains by Counting Raises

Last week, the Obama administration claimed that its economic recovery plan had created or saved 640,000 jobs. But what it didn’t highlight was that agencies were allowed to include a pay raise as a fraction of a job saved. If an agency or program...   read more

Millionaires in U.S.: 1%; Millionaires in Congress: 44%

Although the members of Congress are supposed to represent their constituents, when it comes to wealth, they are not representative. While millionaires make up only 1% of the U.S. population, they constitute 44% of all lawmakers on Capitol Hill—23...   read more

CIA Agents Convicted in Landmark Italian Rendition Case

Representing a landmark indictment of the Bush administration’s extraordinary rendition program, a court in Italy on Wednesday convicted 23 Americans accused of kidnapping a Muslim cleric from Milan in 2003. In the practice of extraordinary rendit...   read more

U.S. Citizens Joining Immigrant Day Laborers

A new face has begun appearing alongside the immigrant day laborers outside home improvement stores: Caucasian-Americans. Las Vegas was one of the first cities to note the new trend, brought on by a local unemployment rate of almost 14% that has m...   read more

Only 41 of 535 Members of Congress Sponsored Bills That Cut Net Spending in 2007-2008

Democrats promised after taking control of Congress in 2007 to be more fiscally responsible than Republicans. But an analysis of all legislation introduced since then shows the new boss is pretty much the same as the old boss, according to Demian ...   read more

Hillary Clinton Translated: Karzai’s Our Man; Let’s Talk About Something Else

The United States’ resolve to back President Hamid Karzai showed no signs of wavering over the weekend even while serious concerns continued to be expressed over the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s ruler. On November 2, Afghanistan's Independent Elect...   read more

Obama Proposes Giving President Sole Power for Future Bailouts

Democratic and Republican lawmakers reacted negatively on Thursday to the Obama administration’s new regulatory plan for banks, citing provisions that would give the Executive Branch greater powers to bail out teetering institutions without the pu...   read more

For 18 to 24-Year-Olds, Employment Down, College Up

With jobs harder to come by than at any other time since the late 1940s, young Americans are turning to college in droves. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows enrollment at two-year and four-year institutions of higher learning is its highest e...   read more

Public Option Already Exists; ProPublica Compares Examples

When Washington gets so obsessed with a subject like health care reform and the merits of adopting a “public option,” the reality that something similar already exists can easily be overshadowed and forgotten. ProPublica decided to remind everyon...   read more
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