House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio walks to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, for a procedural vote as Congress moves toward a spending bill for the Homeland Security Department hours before a shutdown was to begin.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Homeland Security funding deal elusive

With a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department looming, House Speaker John Boehner is demanding negotiations with Democrats on …

Waiting for progress at Hampton VA

Hampton VAMC director says plan will improve wait times

Wait times for primary care at the Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center remain near the longest in the country, but the hospital h…