After an 87-year-old collapsed at an assisted living facility in Bakersfield, Calif., last week, a nurse called 911 but didn't perform CPR, citing policy. She should have done it anyway, writes bioethicist Arthur Caplan.
Forget the “sequester.” There’s a campaign going on involving accusations of corruption, bankruptcy, race and President Obama, gender politics, grave-digging, and even drilling for oil in Beverly Hills.
As a demolition crew picks away at a house where a sinkhole opened and swallowed a man, the brother who jumped into the chasm and tried to save him says he is frustrated that authorities haven’t done more to retrieve the body.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says U.S. airports, including Los Angeles International and O'Hare International in Chicago, are already experiencing delays as a result of automatic federal spending cuts.
First Read: President Barack Obama nominated three more members of his second-term cabinet Monday, formally unveiling his choices to head the Office of Management and Budget, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Energy Department.
A lot of numbers are being tossed around in the raucous debate over the sequester, but there’s no agreement on the correct number to describe the size of the spending cuts required by the 2011 Budget Control Act.