Tens of thousands of military veterans who have been enduring long waits for medical care should be able to turn to private doctors almost immediately under a law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama.
The open warring among Democrats over fast-track trade legislation, and the party's broader existential crisis on free trade, grew more pronounced Thursday as senior lawmakers announced a breakthrough on the trade bill.
Obama and Castro Likely to Meet at Summit of Americas
President Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro could see each other today at the Summit of the Americas. It could be another big step in normalizing relations with Cuba, but it's not without conflict and criticism. Major Garrett, who is traveling with the president, reports from Panama City.