By Mark Flatten | 08/26/14 01:38 PM
"There seems to be no limit on how low this administration and VA will stoop to deflect blame for a scandal," said Pete Hegseth, CEO of Concerned Veterans for America.
By Brian Hughes | 08/26/14 08:39 AM
President Obama on Tuesday will use a speech at the American Legion National Convention to trumpet a reduction in the disability claims backlog at government hospitals.
By Steve Doty | 08/26/14 07:49 AM
President Obama will travel to Charlotte, N.C. today to deliver remarks at the American Legion conference.Â
08/26/14 06:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, President Barack Obama is taking executive action to improve the mental well-being of veterans. The president was to announce his initiatives during an appearance before the American Legion National...
By Brian Hughes | 08/25/14 08:59 PM
Though the president will tout the VA bill recently passed by Congress, his speech to the American Legion is likely to raise questions about still-unresolved issues in the department.
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.
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