WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he plans to have a "serious conversation" with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki about whether he can stay in his job.<br />
Obama says he will ask Shinseki whether he is "prepared and has the capacity" to fix sweeping problems in the VA's nationwide health care system. The president says he doesn't want any veteran to not be getting the kind of services they deserve.<br />
Shinseki is to address a homeless veterans group on Friday. He's facing increasing calls for his resignation from lawmakers in both parties.<br />
Obama's comments came in an interview airing Friday on the television talk show "Live! With Kelly and Michael." A clip from the interview was aired Friday on ABC's Good Morning America.<br />
A blustery winter storm dumped snow and ice across the West on Wednesday, making driving treacherous in the mountains from California to the Rockies and forcing residents and party-goers in some usually sun-soaked cities to bundle up for a frosty New Year's.
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A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they chased the pair across the highway and through a rural neighborhood and exchanged gunfire with them in Florida's Panhandle.
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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz swept to victory in Iowa's Republican caucuses Monday, overcoming billionaire Donald Trump and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. Among Democrats, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were deadlocked in a tight race.