Pain medication prescribed by the VA was supposed to mute one soldier’s chronic back pain, which began after he helped in the 9/11 rescue effort at the Pentagon. Instead, he said, the drugs turned him into an addict.
Some of the poorest, oldest and most vulnerable people in the Bay Area live in Richmond public housing, where vermin and crime are known problems. But residents say their pleas for help are going ignored.
The worst charity in America is capturing some of the Super Bowl excitement. Kids Wish Network has announced that it had partnered with the Seattle Seahawks to grant the wish of a child living with cystic fibrosis.