Outrageous: Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath about his ties to Russia. Congress must demand that he resign and insist on an independent investigation into ties between Donald Trump and the Russian government.
The Road Forward: Amid Tight Budgets And Political Gridlock, Obama Faces Tough Road On Poverty
46 million Americans, or 15 percent of the population, are now considered at least nominally poor -- a record number reached during Obama's first term. Roughly the same number of people currently subsist on food stamps, an uptick of nearly 20 million people since Obama took office. Almost half of these impoverished Americans -- more than 20 million, according to the latest census data -- are considered "extremely poor," with incomes of less than half the official poverty threshold.
In the Doctor’s Office, a Neglected Resource - When it comes to providing health care for an aging nation, the bad news is no longer news. We already lack sufficient numbers of geriatricians and other professionals — nurses, social workers, pharmacists, aides — trained to care for the elderly, and the shortage is projected to increase.
Vietnam Customs Officials Seize Ivory at Ho Chi Minh City’s Airport
GOP infighting over ObamaCare could spill over into 2014 elections - The Hill's Ballot Box If the GOP doesn't get rid of obamacare they won't have to worry about the 2014 elections. We'll run our own candidates!
Volunteers cross item off 9/11 victim's "bucket list"
According to a new Gallup poll, 59 percent of Democrats say it is generally more important for political leaders to compromise to get things, with 18 percent saying it is more important to stick to your beliefs. But 41 percent of Republicans questioned in the survey say it is more important for lawmakers to stick to their beliefs even if little gets done, with 32 percent saying compromise is more important.
Consumer advocates lead push for 'green' cosmetics - CNN.com