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1 hr ago |

La. VA Secretary Pleased With Approval Of New Vets Clinics In La.

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."


Related Topix: Life, Lafayette, LA, Lake Charles, LA, New Orleans, LA

5 hrs ago | The Island Packet

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

The department will decide whether any discipline is warranted based on the recommendations of the school's academic review board, Provost Lance Betros said.


Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, United States Army War College, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Life

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Verdict Reached In Murder Trial Of Roommate Accused Of Killing Army Vet

A verdict has been reached and will be read Tuesday in the murder trial of an Orange County man accused of killing his roommate.


Related Topix: Orange County, CA, Life, Cal State Fullerton

8 hrs ago | SFGate

Here's How To Fix The United States Department Of Veterans Affairs

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.


Related Topix: Life, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Bernie Sanders, Medicine

12 hrs ago | The Star Press

VA inspector says Alabama doctor's acts may be insurance fraud

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.


Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, US Politics, Montgomery, AL, Medicine, Life, Health Insurance, Health

13 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Iraq Veteran Nick Cutter's Death Exposes Neglect Scandal at Miami VA Hospital

The man eating breakfast certainly looked like Nicholas Cutter. He had the same pale skin.


Related Topix: Life

18 hrs ago | WJRT

Miller faces sales job on $17B VA health care bill

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.


Related Topix: US News, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Life, Medicine, Nursing, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

18 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Miller faces sales job on $17B VA health care bill

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)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Life, Medicine, Nursing

19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Obama going to dinner as clock ticks toward recess

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.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Life, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise

20 hrs ago | Duncan Banner

Stranger's generosity stuns Ohio veteran

Vietnam War veteran David A. Tobias was overwhelmed recently when a fellow customer at an OfficeMax store near Ashtabula, Ohio paid for a computer he was purchasing.


Related Topix: Life, Ashtabula, OH

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Southwest La. veterans clinics included in deal

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Democrat, Life, Louisiana


U.S. judge tells jury to take one more shot at Ventura verdict

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.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Life

Brandon Sun

Korean War monument unveiled in Burlington, Ont., to honour eight navy ships

A monument dedicated to eight Royal Canadian Navy ships that served in the Korean War was unveiled in Burlington, Ont., Monday, to mark the 61st anniversary of the armistice to end the war.


Related Topix: Canada, Life

WXOW-TV La Crosse


A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.


Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Sundance Film Festival, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Oldest female WWII veteran visits D.C. monuments

The nation's oldest living female World War II veteran has finally made it to Washington to see the monuments and memorials.


Related Topix: Life, Texas

Marine Corps Times

After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks during a news conference Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Life, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Nursing, Medicine


Breakthrough Announced in Bill to Aid Vets

A bill to assist the nation's veterans that looked all but dead last week was reportedly agreed upon Sunday by the chairs of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs committee.


Related Topix: US News, Life, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives


10 Things to Know for Today

As America tries for a greener approach to energy by relying more on natural gas, energy companies are shipping more and more coal abroad - and with it, tons of carbon dioxide.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KOMU-TV Columbia

Korean War veteran reflects on time served

While a statue was passed in 1989 to memorialize the date, the state had yet to enact it as an actual holiday.


Related Topix: Life, Jay Nixon, US Governors, South Korea, World News, Columbia, MO

The Bennington Banner

10 Things to Know for Monday

The failure to reach even a brief humanitarian lull in the fighting illustrated the difficulties in securing a more permanent cease-fire in the raging Gaza war.


Related Topix: Life, Washington DC