By Julianne DeFilippis
Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson told a House panel that the agency has called all 1,700 Phoenix-area veterans who were not even on a waiting list for medical care, scheduling visits for 1,000 of them. It's just one of the "decisive" actions being taken to fix the VA, he said.
The Zuni bluehead sucker has been called beautiful for its bluish head and torpedo-shaped silvery body. Now it’s called endangered, too. The government has granted endangered species status to the once-common fish,now only found in the Little Colorado River watershed.
Carlos Solis was training to be a priest when he got a new calling – to help the Central American migrants who show up at his southern Mexican shelter on their way toward the U.S. The House of Mercy is one of 52 shelters on the route north, run by people, like Solis, called to help.
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