Veterans

Jon Queally, staff writer
While campaigning in Pennsylvania on Friday ahead of next week's primary in that state, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders took time to visit the Civil War memorial at Gettysburg and invoked the spirit of Abraham Lincoln as he expressed concern about the troubling direction the nation is now heading. Standing near where Lincoln, in...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Former President George W. Bush pictured in 2007. (Photo: USCG/Telfair H. Brown/public domain)
Former President George W. Bush is attracting a flurry of renewed criticism...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's plans to finance a massive, ten-story...

Further

Even as a new report calls for ending a war on drugs with "enormous negative outcomes and collateral damage,” Congress has rejected an amendment to a veterans' funding bill to allow VA doctors in medical marijuana states to discuss pot - not prescribe it or provide it but suggest it - to treat PTSD and other ills they got serving the country that is now denying them what "a mountain of evidence" says is their best treatment. The close 222–195 vote suggests the tide is turning, but not quickly...