Responding to demand from health care personnel who work in its 152 hospitals, the Veterans Affairs Department will open its network to access by popular Apple iPhones and iPads this October, Roger Baker, VA chief information officer, said at a media briefing Monday.
Depending on how the debt ceiling issue is settled – or not – furloughs could be just around the corner for hundreds of thousands of federal workers. If so, how would they work and are you ready? Would it be a dreamy surprise mid-summer dream or a pre-back-to-school nightmare?
Maj. Walter Reed’s sword was symbolically handed over to the Navy at a ceremony Wednesday marking the closure of the Army hospital bearing his name, where hundreds of thousands of the nation’s war wounded have been treated for more than a century.
The House was headed for a cliffhanger vote Thursday on a revised debt plan from Republican Speaker John Boehner that could go a long way in determining if the government’s borrowing limit is raised in time to avoid a possible default next week.