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  • Private donors commit $65 million to studying youth concussions

    Private donors commit $65 million to studying youth concussions
    With the focus on concussions in young athletes intensifying across the nation, the White House on Wednesday unveiled a raft of initiatives aimed at preventing mild traumatic brain injury and improving its diagnosis and treatment in children. Readying...
  • VA chief Eric Shinseki pledges urgent healthcare fixes

    VA chief Eric Shinseki pledges urgent healthcare fixes
    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki called in leaders of key veterans groups Thursday and pledged to keep VA hospitals open nights and weekends if necessary to set up speedy appointments for veterans whose long waits for medical care have...
  • Jay Carney to step down as White House press secretary

    Jay Carney to step down as White House press secretary
    After more than three years of jousting with the White House press corps, President Barack Obama's chief spokesman, Jay Carney, will step down next month to pursue yet-to-be-named opportunities, Obama announced on Friday. Carney's deputy, Josh Earnest,...
  • Russian troops pulling back from Ukrainian border, U.S. officials say

    Russia has begun pulling most of its roughly 40,000 troops away from its border with Ukraine, a move that U.S. and NATO officials called encouraging. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the movement of soldiers and equipment was promising but added...
  • White House Press Secretary Jay Carney Resigns

    President Obama announced that Jay Carney is leaving his post as the public face of the administration, and will be succeeded by Josh Earnest as press secretary. Carney told reporters in the White House briefing room that there is no date yet for his...
  • VA chief and White House spokesman resign, fueling unease

    VA chief and White House spokesman resign, fueling unease
    President Obama sought to stem a growing political furor Friday by accepting the resignation of Eric K. Shinseki, the beleaguered secretary of Veterans Affairs, the second Cabinet-level official to resign under fire this year. Two hours later, Obama...
  • President Obama to Raise Money at Home of 'Scandal' Creator Shonda Rhimes

    President Obama will trek to Los Angeles again next month for a fundraiser at the home of "Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes, with series star Kerry Washington among the special guests. The July 23 event is to raise money for the Democratic National...
  • Jay Carney shares his press secretary regrets with Stephen Colbert

    Jay Carney shares his press secretary regrets with Stephen Colbert
    Today is Jay Carney's last day as White House press secretary for the Obama administration, and for one of his final interviews he sat down with Stephen Colbert to share his frustrations and regrets about the job. Carney was press secretary for three...
  • Paul Greenberg: A general's farewell salute

    Eric Shinseki spent a lifetime serving his country before being ill served by a vast bureaucracy with deep-seated dysfunctions beyond even his ability and dedication to cure. A four-star general, former chief of staff, and a combat veteran who left...
  • Another time, another scandal, or: it all sounds so familiar

    Talk about déjà vu. Once again the party out of power is demanding an investigation. To which the administration responds: (a) There's nothing to investigate because, (b) we've already investigated and explained it, (c) too much time has been wasted...
  • Homeland Security may reduce deportations of nonviolent immigrants

    Homeland Security may reduce deportations of nonviolent immigrants
    As city and county jails across the country increasingly refuse federal requests to hold foreigners who have overstayed their visas or slipped across the border, the Obama administration is moving toward a new policy that would limit deportations...