At a hearing, the director of the state’s Medi-Cal agency apologized to lawmakers for “systematic breakdowns” in oversight of California’s taxpayer-funded network of drug rehabilitation clinics for the needy.
A Southern California medical director approved counseling for hundreds of patients without seeing them. His signature triggered millions in taxpayer funding that went to 16 clinics suspected of fraud.
A new U.N. report has found that crimes against humanity are occurring in North Korea and calls for an international tribunal to investigate. Survivors describe what life is like in North Korea’s hidden prison camps. (via Human Rights Watch)