By ALAN FRAM, Associated Press
April 13, 2015 9:49 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Curbs on amendments and a desire to resolve an issue that has long plagued lawmakers added momentum Monday to Senate leaders' push toward final congressional approval of legislation reshaping how Medicare reimburses doctors.
By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press
April 13, 2015 3:39 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The number of whistleblower cases reported at the Department of Veterans Affairs remains "overwhelming," a year after a scandal broke over chronic delays for veterans seeking medical care and falsified records covering up the delays, a top federal investigator said Monday.
SEATTLE — A newspaper investigation has found the federal Air Marshal Service and the Bureau of Prisons put hundreds of their employees in danger by having them undergo firearms training at two lead-contaminated commercial ranges that have repeatedly violated safety and health laws.