Hagel: Military medical system 'average'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is directing military medical officials to show within 45 days how they will improve care, patient safety and access to treatment at under-achieving military health care facilities.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid recent White House security breach
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid recent White House security breach.
Alaska refuge proposes killing invasive caribou
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal wildlife officials are considering deadly measures to keep an Alaska big game animal introduced more than 50 years ago to a remote island in the Aleutians from expanding its range.
Up to 18 exposed to U.S. Ebola patient, including children
By Lisa Maria Garza and Marice Richter DALLAS (Reuters) - Health experts were observing up to 18 people, including children, who had contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States, officials said on Wednesday. Confirmation that a man who flew to Texas from Liberia later fell ill with the hemorrhagic fever prompted U.S. health officials to take steps to contain the virus, which has killed at least 3,338 people in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the World Health Organization said. ...
Bipartisan calls for Secret Service chief to leave
WASHINGTON (AP) — High-ranking lawmakers from both parties Wednesday urged Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to resign, as support for Pierson eroded in the wake of her poorly received testimony about the White House break-in.