Stories for September 3, 2012
A new marketplace that aspires to be a hub where millions of Californians can soon buy health coverage is in the process of branding itself.
The word "labor" means a lot of things to a lot of different people. It can mean struggling through a physical miracle for 72 hours to bring a child into the world. It can mean working in a thankless job to make sure there's always food on the table. And for quadruple amputee Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills, it meant doing what seemed like the impossible.
In an overnight reversal of rhetoric, President Barack Obama's top allies insisted Monday that Americans are surely better off than four years ago despite a slow economic recovery and joblessness of 8.3 percent. Republicans countered that the president has failed on the fundamental question of this election.
Suicides among San Diego veterans are up this year. The VA takes steps to keep up with the growing problem.