By Mark Flatten | 09/30/14 03:43 PM
Veterans with disability claims pending in the Department of Veterans Affairs' Houston office were left without a decision or explanation after a worker inappropriately dumped their cases, according to the agency's inspector general.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 03:16 PM
Patients at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Iowa were not told that deadly Legionella bacteria was found at the facility, the Des Moines Register reported Sunday.
By Mark Flatten | 09/26/14 02:23 PM
The retirement of John Goldman, director of the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Ga., was announced Monday. Then on Friday, VA sent out a press release saying the agency has "proposed removal" for Goldman.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/22/14 03:45 PM
The man accused of breaching security and making it inside the White House Friday had two previous encounters with Washington, D.C., police and was arrested in Virginia in July and charged with eluding police and possession of a sniper rifle and a sawed-off shotgun.
By Chris Henderson | 09/22/14 09:56 AM
Graphic illustration by Chris Henderson/Examiner.
By Mark Flatten | 09/16/14 03:47 PM
Nobody at the Department of Veterans Affairs linked to phony appointment logs or patient deaths has been fired, despite a hastily passed new law designed to make it easier to oust corrupt and inept federal managers.
By Mark Flatten | 09/19/14 12:30 PM
Veterans' group tired of waiting for someone at VA to get fired for cooking the books to hide delays.
09/18/14 01:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The effort to train and arm Syrian rebels proved a tough sell with many Iraq and Afghanistan veterans now serving in the House. Wariness among veterans crossed party lines as Republicans Democrats alike said they feared weapons and training would one day be used against...
09/18/14 10:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday. The jobs training program is among a host of initiatives the White House says will cut carbon dioxide emissions by more than 300 million tons through...
By Zack Colman | 09/18/14 08:27 AM
The move comes ahead of Tuesday's United Nations climate summit in New York. The White House said the new measures would eliminate 300 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions, or the equivalent of the one year's worth of carbon emissions from 60 million cars.
By Mark Flatten | 09/17/14 07:08 PM
A Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general confirmed that delays in care could have caused deaths at a Phoenix hospital.
By Mark Flatten | 09/17/14 03:59 PM
A government watchdog's claim that delays in care did not "conclusively" cause patients' deaths at a Phoenix veterans hospital is based on medical records that cannot be trusted, the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said during a heated hearing Wednesday.
By Mark Flatten | 09/16/14 05:52 PM
Attempts by the inspector general at the Department of Veterans Affairs to absolve the agency of blame in patient deaths are either a whitewash or a cover up, the whistleblower who first revealed falsified appointment lists in Phoenix said in written testimony released Tuesday.
By Mark Flatten | 09/16/14 04:15 PM
AMVETS and Concerned Veterans for America issued a joint statement calling changes made to the IG's final report "inexcusable."
By Mark Flatten | 09/15/14 02:59 PM
A Department of Veterans Affairs employee who remodeled her home using taxpayer dollars was sentenced to four years of probation after pleading guilty to one count of theft in federal court.
By Paul Bedard | 09/30/14
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