In today’s news update we look at new health care plan links and into the situation of the spy cams at a US high school.
Republican Doctors Offer to Make White House Call for Health Care Summit
A Republican congressman who serves as co-chairman of the House Doctors Caucus is requesting President Obama include representative doctors at his health care summit on Thursday.
Though the guest list for Thursday’s event won’t be finalized until Wednesday, Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy, who is also a psychologist, has asked Obama to request participation from the 20-plus members of Congress with health care experience.
Obama Details Plan to Expand Health Care to Uninsured
WASHINGTON — President Obama on Monday laid out for the first time a detailed legislative proposal for overhauling health care, largely sticking with the approach passed by the Senate with unified Democratic support in December but making concessions to the House version as well.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is opening a probe into allegations that a US high school used laptop cameras to monitor students.
The investigation is the result of a class action suit filed last week against Lower Merion School District.
School student Blake Robbins was told last November he had been accused of “improper behavior in his home” – and the evidence for this behaviour was a photograph of him in his bedroom taken via his laptop’s camera.