By Mark Flatten | 08/21/14 11:34 AM
An Indiana man faces an uncertain fate after warning signs went unnoticed in six years of VA medical screenings.
By Mark Flatten | 08/20/14 11:39 AM
An Iraq war veteran says she lived through the patient care and retaliation scandals now plaguing the VA -- barely. Fourth in a five-part series.
By Mark Flatten | 08/19/14 11:32 AM
A fatal chain of events unfolds after California man seeks treatment for a sore on his toe. The third in a five-part series.
By Washington Examiner | 08/19/14 06:50 PM
When bureaucrats started telling veterans four years ago that the online application process was the fastest way to get enrolled for VA health care, they knew otherwise.
By Mark Flatten | 08/19/14 03:07 PM
New Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald has hardly had time to get comfortable in his office before being put on the defensive by fresh revelations of longstanding agency efforts to hide or downplay patient deaths and treatment delays.
08/19/14 09:30 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is encouraging veterans to go back to school and making it easier for the families of service members who relocate to the state. A new state law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday will give veterans in-state tuition rates at state colleges and universities even...
By Mark Flatten | 08/18/14 10:46 AM
'A good man' dies after Veterans Affairs doctors dismissed his pain and rectal bleeding as constipation and hemorrhoids. The second in a five-part series.
08/18/14 08:00 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — A retired brigadier general who was the Army's highest-ranking psychiatrist was named Monday as New York's veterans affairs' commissioner, promising she'll use her expertise in post-traumatic stress disorder to serve the city's 200,000 veterans. "I'm a warrior for veterans," Dr....
By Mark Flatten | 08/18/14 06:14 PM
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald acknowledged Congress and the public were misled in a report released in April, which tied the deaths of 23 patients due to gastrointestinal cancers to unacceptable delays in getting colonoscopies and other procedures at VA hospitals nationwide.
By Mark Flatten | 08/15/14 10:43 AM
After years of missed warning signs by VA doctors, a Pennsylvania veteran's prostate cancer has gone from treatable to terminal. The first in a five-part series.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/17/14 01:01 PM
A Democratic lawmaker from Hawaii and one of the first female combat veterans in Congress said the U.S. counterterrorism mission is adrift and needs to be refocused to target and dismantle the Islamic State.
08/17/14 05:15 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is creating a non-profit foundation to better help veterans. The Illinois Joining Forces Foundation will support Illinois Joining Forces, a network of organizations that serve veterans, active military and their families. The network was created in 2012 and housed in...
08/14/14 06:15 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department is in the process of holding bad employees accountable amid a scandal about long wait times for patients and other problems, VA Secretary Robert McDonald said Thursday, but he declined to say how many people were being fired and who they...
By Steve Doty | 08/14/14 08:06 AM
The House Veterans' Affairs Committee will hold a hearing today to once again examine health care for veterans.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/13/14 02:06 PM
In the Iowa Senate race, veterans issues have been a central focus in the campaign of Republican Joni Ernst, but less so for Rep. Bruce Braley, her Democratic opponent. But Braley is edging onto Ernst's turf with a new television ad.
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