Coming Home

6 segments

All troops are returning from Iraq by the end of the month. Tom Tarantino, Iraq war veteran and senior legislative associate for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), discusses how many troops are returning, how many will be re-deployed elsewhere, and what transitioning to civilian life will be like for new veterans. Plus: Former US Attorney General Michael Mukasey defends the NYPD intelligence division against accusations of entrapment; the effort to extend the statute of limitations for sexual abuse in light of the Syracuse case; how doctors are affected by Medicare changes; and whether selling Metrocard swipes should be considered larceny.