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Are VA medical centers over-prescribing narcotics to veterans?

Veterans have been dying of accidental overdoses of narcotic painkillers at a much higher rate than the general population. Some Veterans Affairs doctors are speaking out, saying they've felt pressured by administrators to prescribe narcotics and that patients are not properly monitored. Jim Axelrod reports.

Issa on "gunwalking": ATF "refusing" to give documents

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee told CBS News' Christopher Scholl why he has subpoenaed documents from the ATF regarding "gunwalking" as a result of their refusal to release information.

China's controversial "baby hatches"

Controversy surrounds the "baby hatch," a place where desperate parents in China can leave a baby they can't care for. The increasing number of abandoned newborns has overwhelmed the government system, causing hatches to shut down. One family faces criminal charges after finding out they left their baby to die at a closed "hatch." Seth Doane reports.

A primer on the "Fast and Furious" scandal

A primer on the Justice Department's controversial gun-tracking program

Exclusive: Fast and Furious report slams Phoenix ATF

The Inspector General draft report on Fast and Furious heaps blame on the Phoenix-based staff of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

ATF manager allegedly threatened whistleblowers

2 whistleblowers have reportedly been placed under the supervision of an ATF official who allegedly threatened to "take them down"

GOP says wiretaps revealed 'Gunwalking' early on

GOP says evidence contradicts claims by Eric Holder that Justice officials were unaware of guns being "walked" to Mexico

W.H.: Ex-staffer can't be queried in ATF probe

Says "insufficient basis to support request" from Congressional investigators into gunwalking scandal

ICE agent's family files claim against DOJ

CBS News has learned that the family of ICE Special Agent Jaime Zapata has filed a claim for wrongful death against the Justice Dept. and other federal agencies

DEA agents under investigation for hiring prostitutes

Sources briefed on the situation tell CBS News the allegations came from a Secret Service agent who was questioned as part of Colombia investigation

Gov't response to record requests: Blank pages

CBS News sought documents related to botched ATF operation under Freedom of Information Act, got rejections and redactions

New ATF grenade case documents given to Congress

Evidence photos just turned over to Congress under subpoena show a frightening stash of grenade parts, fuse assemblies and more than 2,000 rounds of ammunition.

Video: Are VA hospitals over-prescribing narcotics to veterans?

Veterans have been dying of accidental overdoses of narcotic painkillers at a much higher rate than the general population. Some Veterans Affairs doctors are speaking out, saying they've felt pressured by administrators to prescribe narcotics and that patients are not properly monitored. Jim Axelrod reports.

Michigan town of Allen Park to vote on saving itself from failed movie deal

Michigan town could face bankruptcy after multimillion-dollar deal with movie producer goes bust

Exclusive: Fast and Furious IG report slams ATF Phoenix personnel

The Inspector General draft report on Fast and Furious heaps blame on the Phoenix-based staff of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

Army Gen. allegedly delayed probe into abuse at U.S.-funded Afghan military hospital

Former U.S. military advisors testify to Congress on human suffering, corruption at National Military Hospital

Photos show alleged neglect at U.S.-funded Afghan hospital

The House Oversight Committee released graphic photos Monday from a U.S. taxpayer-funded hospital in Afghanistan that allegedly show deadly neglect of Afghan soldiers

U.S. doctors purchasing unapproved foreign drugs

CBS News' Armen Keteyian reports on American doctors purchasing cancer drugs from overseas that have not had FDA approval

Fast and Furious whistleblowers now supervised by ATF manager who allegedly threatened retaliation

2 whistleblowers have reportedly been placed under the supervision of an ATF official who allegedly threatened to "take them down"

Fast and Furious: GOP says wiretaps revealed 'Gunwalking' early on

GOP says evidence contradicts claims by Eric Holder that Justice officials were unaware of guns being "walked" to Mexico

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