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1 hr ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville
The wife of a decorated war veteran is blaming a VA hospital after her husband was arrested for trying to steal a baby.
5 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers
FILE - This July 22, 2014 file photo shows Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert McDonald testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.
9 hrs ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg
Grants are being made available for minority farmers and ranchers and military veterans in Virginia who are new to farming and ranching.
13 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster
It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler-turned-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.
The congressman from east Arkansas voted against a measure that cleared the House 420-5 and is now headed to the Senate for a vote.
The House approved the bill Wednesday, with a Senate vote expected by the end of the week.
Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear funds for highway construction at home and missile defense in Israel.
The firings would be the strongest discipline handed out since May in a nationwide scandal over falsifying records on how long veterans wait to get care at VA hospitals and clinics.
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says she thinks Robert McDonald will bring a new outlook as secretary for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The strike that hit the crowded compound sheltering the war displaced comes amid Israel's heaviest air and artillery assault in more than three weeks of conflict with Hamas.
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges. That includes a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations.
The head of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs says new veterans clinics approved for Lafayette and Lake Charles under a bi-partisan congressional deal to help improve veterans' access to health care is "a great step in the right direction."
The department will decide whether any discipline is warranted based on the recommendations of the school's academic review board, Provost Lance Betros said.
A verdict has been reached and will be read Tuesday in the murder trial of an Orange County man accused of killing his roommate.
Over the past few days, key developments have taken place in Washington, DC, indicating that an urgently needed new chapter for the Veterans Affairs Administration is set to commence.
A sign outside the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System complex in Montgomery, Ala., reads, "Veterans, yes we will be open, " on Friday, April 8, 2011.
The man eating breakfast certainly looked like Nicholas Cutter. He had the same pale skin.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 04:32 pm
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