Each year and estimated 1.5 million people are victims of medical identify theft, which equates to $50 billion lost from Medicare annually due to fraud. Rep. Lois Frankel has unveiled the Fighting Medicare Fraud Act of 2014 as way to combat this issue.
President Barack Obama is in Tampa to meet with military officials about U.S. counterterrorism measures against Islamic State militants. He’ll also meet with scientists to discuss the Ebola outbreak in northern Africa.
In a primetime address to the nation Wednesday night, President Obama laid out his strategy for targeting the Islamic extremist group known as ISIS.
Continuing a longstanding tradition, CBS will broadcast The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.
A spokesman for the family of murdered American journalist Steven Sotloff described the South Florida native as a “gentle soul” in a prepared statement made just a day after video showing Sotloff being beheaded at the hands of an ISIS terrorist was released.
Richard Martinez, whose 20-year-old son was killed in a shooting rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara in late May, acknowledges that calling for tougher gun-control laws in Florida isn’t easy.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
A group of activists are planning to protest outside the South Florida office of Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to ask for more support on immigration issues.
Jim devotes the entire half hour to the big national news headline of the week — the scandal within the Dep’t of Veteran Affairs, which led to the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. The scandal surrounding veterans’ health care issues mirrors the problems CBS4 Investigator Jim DeFede uncovered here in South Florida. Jim and his guest, Congressman Joe Garcia, talk about that and how to fix the problem.
President Barack Obama sends his congratulations to Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.