Former Vice President Dick Cheney says he once feared that terrorists could use the electrical device that had been implanted near his heart to kill him and had his doctor disable its wireless function.
VIDEO: Watch at bottom of article Doctors say it is unlikely that former Vice President Dick Cheney got special treatment when he was given a new heart at age 71 that thousands of younger people also were in line to receive.
Nigeria's anti-corruption agency today charged former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney over a bribery scheme involving oil services firm Halliburton Co. during time he served as its top official, a spokesman said.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney was admitted to the hospital yesterday after experiencing discomfort, the latest health scare for the 69-year-old Republican leader who has a long history of heart disease.
Pingponging across the airwaves, Vice President Joe Biden and predecessor Dick Cheney bickered today over terror trials and interrogations, credit for success in Iraq and the long-running effort to contain Iran’s nuclear program.
Last week, former vice president Dick Cheney said President Barack Obama is “trying to pretend” the U.S. is not at war with terrorists. The result, according to Cheney, is that Americans are less safe.
Navy pilot Michael "Scott" Speicher was called the first casualty of the 1991 Gulf War. But his true status was a mystery, and the Pentagon didn't know whether he was dead or missing - until this weekend.
Pamela Hess and Pauline Jelinek
, August 03, 2009
Congressional demands for an investigation grew on Monday over new disclosures that a secret CIA program to capture or kill al-Qaida leaders was concealed from Congress for eight years, perhaps at the behest of former Vice President Dick Cheney.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Monday he supports gays being able to marry but believes states, not the federal government, should make the decision.
"I think, you know, freedom means freedom for everyone," Cheney said in a speech at the National Press Club. "I think people ought to be free to enter into any kind of union they wish, any kind of arrangement they wish."
Some people want him to be quiet and disappear. Others are cheering the public relations tour that Cheney began halfway through President Barack Obama's first 100 days, defending the Bush administration's harsh interrogation tactics and other anti-terrorism policies.
Guantanamo 'quite simply a mess' and should close, president insists President Barack Obama forcefully defended his plans to close the Guantanamo detention camp today and said some of the terror suspects held there would be brought to top-security prisons in the United States despite fierce opposition in Congress.
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