FBI: Vet shoots, wounds doctor before mental health check

U.S. 02/28/19, 12:48

A double-amputee Army veteran shot and wounded a doctor just before a mental health evaluation at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Florida, authorities said.Larry Ray Bon, 59, of Michigan, arrived at the VA Medical Center in Riviera ...

What the government shutdown means for your mortgage

Business 01/11/19, 09:44

The partial federal government shutdown is complicating the already complicated process of getting and managing a mortgage. For one thing, the political storm is like severe weather at a major airport: You can expect minor delays or worse. Also, it ...

Judge allows class-action lawsuit by mentally ill veterans

U.S. 11/16/18, 12:29

Thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who developed post-traumatic stress disorder but were denied Veterans Affairs health benefits have been given a green light to sue the military, under a ruling by a federal judge ...

WH: President Trump takes a stand for veterans

Politics 11/16/18, 04:01

President Donald J. Trump believes in standing up for America’s veterans—both during our National Anthem and through the care and support our Government provides them with each and every day. “Together, we will honor those who defend us. We will cherish ...

Officials: US veteran homelessness declines 5 percent

U.S. 11/01/18, 22:39

The number of homeless veterans across the U.S. declined more than 5 percent over the past year after a slight rise in 2017, the departments of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs announced Thursday. The decrease shows the federal government ...

Government spends millions to guard Confederate cemeteries

U.S. 10/15/18, 07:28

After last year's deadly clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, the federal government quietly spent millions of dollars to hire private security guards to stand watch over at least eight Confederate cemeteries, documents from the Department of ...

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