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Yes, the CIA Director Was Part of the JFK Assassination Cover-Up

John McCone was long suspected of withholding information from the Warren Commission. Now even the CIA says he did.<p>John McCone came to the CIA as an outsider. An industrialist and an engineer by training, he replaced veteran spymaster Allen Dulles as director of central intelligence in November …

Surveillance

Eyeing Change

Utility executives must grapple with increased challenges to their business model while deploying new, emerging technologies that may revolutionize …

Veteran Affairs manager pokes fun at mental health issues with photo of elf begging for Xanax

A manager and licensed social worker at a Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Indianapolis apparently sent an e-mail that pokes fun at the mental health problems by showing a combat veteran as a Christmas elf ready to hang himself with holiday lights and another begging for a hit of Xanax.<p>The Dec. 18 …

Mental Health

Lawmakers call for VA action on veteran suicide e-mail

INDIANAPOLIS — Despite knowing for at least two months about an internal e-mail that appears to mock veteran suicides, administrators at Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center never investigated, fired or demoted the manager who sent it — and now some members of Congress are demanding …

Mental Health

VA secretary presses for veterans' care reform

PHOENIX — On the eve of a presidential visit to the Phoenix VA hospital, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald stressed that reforming his massive federal agency is a process with two key elements: leadership and time.<p>"What we're doing is changing a system," McDonald said Thursday after …

Mental Health

Obama touts improvements in veterans healthcare in visit to Phoenix hospital

Veterans groups and Republicans were critical of president’s omission of scandal-plagued Carl T Hayden medical center from itinerary during January visit<p>Barack Obama visited the Phoenix, Arizona, veterans hospital on Friday for the first time since physicians alleged last year that veterans died …

Health Care

It's not over: Veterans waiting months for appointments

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> Thousands of veterans who are patients at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System have been waiting months just for an appointment, CNN has learned.<p>What's more, administrators in charge of the massive VA facility in greater Los Angeles may have been hiding wait times, and …

Homelessness

Associated Press News

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Pregame Analysis: The Coming Federal Education Debate

The main federal education law may finally get its long-overdue makeover in Congress this year, and we're going to be hearing and reading a lot about it.<p>Formally, it's the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, or ESEA. The last time it got a major overhaul was in 2001, with …

Education

12 Timeless Project-Based Learning Resources

<b>12 Timeless Project-Based Learning Resources</b><p>by <b>Shannon Dauphin</b><p>Project-based learning is becoming increasingly popular as teachers look for a way to …

This is why conservatives win: George Lakoff explains the importance of framing — and what Democrats need to learn

Messaging matters, George Lakoff tells Salon, but the key to politics is combining message with a moral grounding<p>In 1996, cognitive linguist George Lakoff released "Moral Politics," a book that should have utterly transformed our understanding of politics. And for many who read it, it certainly did.<p>…

Mexico arrest of fugitive mayor may shed light on missing students

The capture Tuesday of a fugitive Mexican mayor suspected of ordering the disappearance of 43 college students raises expectations of progress in the unsuccessful five-week-long search for the missing men.<p>But it also is probably making several politicians and other officials nervous, given their …