shunted poor high-risk pregnant women to nurse midwives, while billing them as though doctors had treated them.
The governor is proposing massive cuts to programs that are crucial for seniors and the disabled. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s new budget has such major slashes that even the GOP is getting nervous about it. Of course it does sport a number of characteristics one would expect Republicans to champion, like cuts to environmental programs […]
Congress is supposed to represent all Americans, but Bill Maher isn’t convinced. On “Real Time with Bill Maher” Friday night, the host put the House of Representatives’ recent vote to repeal the federal estate tax in the context of the fast-food workers’ strike for $15-an-hour wages to suggest American legislators are not focusing their efforts […]
Oil Spill You’ve Never Heard of Has Been Leaking Into Gulf of Mexico for a Decade When Hurricane Ivan struck the Gulf of Mexico off of Louisiana in 2004, the force of the waves prompted a mudslide that toppled an offshore well platform owned by Taylor Energy. Since then, more than 10 years ago, oil […]
FBI overstated forensic hair matches in nearly all trials before 2000 The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before 2000. Of 28 examiners […]