Erika Thorp

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Associated Press News

Obama and Clinton promote 'Obamacare'

<b>US President Barack Obama and his predecessor Bill Clinton have joined forces to promote Mr Obama's healthcare initiative, just days before one of its major provisions takes effect.</b><p>In New York, they discussed the law's progress and denounced Republican efforts to stymie its implementation.<p>Beginning …

Affordable Care Act

Japanese authorities ignored US warnings over Fukushima water leaks

Operators of Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear plant dismissed plans two years ago to build a barrier to stop radioactive water leakages as too expensive.<p>The recommendation for a barrier, which the government is now planning to install, was made by US experts just three months after the plant was …

SOLDIERS SPEAK OUT ON SYRIA: 'We Are Stretched Thin, Tired, And Broke'

"I've been hearing a lot from members of our Armed Forces," Amash tweeted. "The message I consistently hear: Please vote no on military action against Syria."<p>Amash has been retweeting those thoughts for more than a day. But as a possible attack on Syria looms, there is much more to share than just …

Middle East

Up to Speed: 4 Things You Need to Know About the U.S.-Russia Agreement

Will it work? From the plan’s ambitious scope to the rebels’ anger, Eli Lake gets you up to speed.<p>In the coming days, the Syrian government is …

The 1% Army: Andrew Bacevich on How America Lost the Military

Phil Klay reads Andrew Bacevich’s important polemic on how we lost touch with our soldiers.<p>In 2011, President Obama declared that the U.S. soldiers …