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Topic - Services Administration
While the Obama administration calls for a ban on assault rifles and high-capacity magazines, the Department of Homeland Security is seeking to acquire 7,000 "personal defense weapons" — also known as "assault weapons" when owned by civilians.
The Obama administration is again allowing public access to a database of problem doctors, but with strings attached that a journalism group says may be unconstitutional.
Emergency rooms closing down, patients not receiving timely critical care, surgeries delayed. This isn't a stereotypical potshot at national health programs but a grim depiction of what the U.S. health care system might look like in the not-too-distant future as nursing and physician shortages take hold.