Reena Flores, CBS News: America's uninsured rate fell below 10 percent for the first time in decades, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics. Data from the CDC's National Health Interview Survey shows a significant drop in the population that is currently without health insurance: in the first quarter of 2015, 9.2 percent of all Americans were uninsured ... [T]he total number of Americans without insurance dropped from 36 million last year to 29 million in the first three months of 2015.
Calling the agreement "the most effective means currently available to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons," three dozen retired generals and admirals released an open letter Tuesday supporting the Iran nuclear deal and urging Congress to do the same.
Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of negotiations with an agreement that could transform the Middle East. The European Union called it a "sign of hope for the entire world," while Israel called it an "historic surrender." Under the deal, sanctions imposed by the United States, European Union and United Nations will be lifted in return for Iran agreeing long-term curbs on a nuclear program that the West has suspected was aimed at creating a nuclear bomb. read more