Monday’s data release blames internal confusion about the complicated appointment process and that goals to see first-time patients within 14 days are unobtainable. Continue reading
Monday will mark one year since Edward Snowden made headlines by identifying himself as the source of classified information leaked from the National Security Agency. Has U.S. policy changed as a result of these revelations? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Shiobhan Gorman, intelligence correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, about how intelligence gathering has changed in the last year. Continue reading
Friends and family gathered on Saturday afternoon in North Carolina to attend a memorial service in honor of the late author and activist Maya Angelou, who died on May 28 at the age of 86. Continue reading
President Barack Obama used the college commencement season Saturday to get behind Senate Democratic legislation that would let college graduates with heavy debts refinance their loans. Continue reading
Why did Bergdahl leave his military post in the first place? Should he be punished as a deserter? Did U.S. troops die looking for him? Was the swap — Bergdahl’s freedom for that of five Taliban commanders — a good deal for the United States or the Taliban, or both? Did the U.S. negotiate with terrorists? Why did President Obama OK the prisoner swap? And why now? Continue reading
The Obama administration is releasing inside the United States some immigrants who have crossed illegally into the country amid a surge in traffic across the Mexican border in southern Texas. But how many remains a mystery because the government won’t disclose the number.
The Homeland Security Department started flying immigrants to Arizona from the Rio Grande Valley in Texas last month after the number of immigrants, including more than 48,000 children traveling on their own, overwhelmed the Border Patrol there. Continue reading
The Central Intelligence Agency made its debut on Twitter today.
Although the @CIA handle was created Feb. 24, the intelligence agency waited until today to tweet for the first time. Already the handle has garnered more than 110,000 followers as the tweet goes viral. Continue reading
The 2014 FIFA World Cup, hosted by five-time gold trophy winner Brazil, is just around the corner. Ahead of the June 12 kick off, we reached out to PRI’s The World editor/reporter William Troop for some pointers on the month of matches. Continue reading