When Elmo was nervous about getting a shot, he didn't enlist any old doctor for moral support. In a new video produced by the Daily Dot, U. S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy teaches the "Sesame Street" favorite about the importance of getting vaccinations.
After explaining the health benefits of being vaccinated, Murthy suggests that Elmo sing a song to take his mind off the (slight) pain Elmo might experience.
Sunday marked the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The crime still sears federal employees. Timothy McVeigh, an Operation Desert Storm Army veteran, was executed for what the FBI called “the worst act of homegrown terrorism in the nation’s history.” Terry Nichols, an Army buddy, will die in prison for his role in the attack.
It looks like the U. S. Army will be providing full medical and financial benefits to Fort Hood shooting victims who this month were awarded medals following years of lobbying and legal action. Secretary of the Army John McHugh announced Thursday that he had directed the Army to “provide all possible benefits to victims of a 2009 attack at Fort Hood who were recently awarded the Purple Heart medal.”Read full article >>
Rep. Loretta Sanchez of Santa Ana is sounding more like a Senate candidate. She’s been critical of fellow Democrat Kamala Harris, who is already in the race. Those who know Sanchez say she’s more formidable than she might appear. …