By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press
July 30, 2014 11:54 a.m.
WASHINGTON — A nonpartisan congressional investigation has concluded that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed President Barack Obama's health care program website last fall, officials told The Associated Press.
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press
July 30, 2014 10:34 a.m.
WASHINGTON — When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.
By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press
July 29, 2014 12:53 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by long veterans’ waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.
By MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press
July 29, 2014 10:14 a.m.
The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.