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2 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
The House approved the bill Wednesday, with a Senate vote expected by the end of the week.
6 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa
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.
7 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
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.
9 hrs ago | Rock102online.com
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.
13 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette
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.
Before being elected to Congress, Rep. Jeff Miller was a real estate broker. His background in sales will come in handy as the Florida Republican tries to a sell a $17 billion deal to improve veterans health care to a GOP caucus that includes tea party members and other conservatives dead set against raising the deficit.
Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right and House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., take the stairs to a news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Monday, July 28, 2014, about a bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care that would authorize at least $17 billion to fix ... (more)
President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.
That's according to U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, who each announced Monday that the clinics made it into the agreement between the leaders of the U.S. House and Senate veterans affairs committees.
A U.S. judge on Monday asked a jury to try one more time in a defamation case brought by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura when the panel said it could not reach a verdict after about five days of deliberations.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 06:41 pm
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