- SWAT team at Phoenix hospital as armed man clears emergency room
- Kim Jong-un’s uncle dragged from political meeting, booted from party
- Big storm dumps snow on East Coast, travel dicey
- Thai prime minister dissolves Parliament, calls elections
- Hagel to meet with Pakistan’s prime minister
- Kiev: Riot police deployed near protest sites
- Elton John blasts Russia’s anti-gay laws during Moscow concert
- U.N.: Afghanistan slow to enforce law protecting women
- Heart cancels SeaWorld concert after ‘Blackfish’ documentary
- South Carolina sheriff refuses to lower American flag for Nelson Mandela
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Q: What is happening with TRICARE? (TRICARE is the health care program serving uniformed service members, retirees and their families worldwide.) My wife went to her annual physical and was told "Methodist Hospital is no longer a preferred provider for TRICARE." She asked, "Is this more fallout from UnitedHealthcare taking over TRICARE West?' and was told "Yes."
New government figures underscore the staggering long-term consequences of military sexual assaults: More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness linked to the abuse, and 4,000 sought disability benefits.
Officials hoped to begin venting smoke and noxious fumes from a nuclear-powered submarine on Thursday so they could get inside to assess damage from an intense blaze that swept through the forward compartments.
Maine Democrats are struggling to find a strong contender to challenge for the Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Olympia J. Snowe, but both parties may find their picks overshadowed by the independent candidacy of popular former Gov. Angus King.
School districts soon will be able to opt out of a common ammonia-treated ground beef filler critics have dubbed "pink slime."
Former Gov. John Baldacci on Wednesday became the third prominent Democrat to bow out of the high-profile race for a U.S. Senate seat that Democrats were given a shot at winning after Republican Olympia J. Snowe decided to retire.
Democratic Rep. Chellie Pingree said Wednesday that she decided against running for the Senate seat being vacated by Republican Olympia J. Snowe, choosing instead to defend her House seat.
Maine Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe's decision to retire from the Senate sparked a wide-open scramble Wednesday among potential Democratic and Republican candidates just two weeks before a deadline to qualify for the June primary ballot.
"We used to conform behavior to the military. Now we're conforming the military to behavior."