- Appeals court sides with veterans in suit over experiments Updated: Jun-30-15 6:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The U.S. military must continue to alert veterans exposed to chemical and biological weapons experiments of any new information that may affect their health and provide them ongoing medical care, a federal appeals court said Tuesday.
- Civil War soldier finally gets headstone in Brighton Updated: Jun-29-15 5:25 pm
BRIGHTON, Michigan - The Brighton Area Historical Society's headstone restoration team has honored the memory of Civil War soldier John Sylvan Prosser by installing a Veterans Affairs memorial headstone.
- Hassan: Proud that state helped pave way to 'historic day' Updated: Jun-26-15 1:59 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The governor of New Hampshire - which recognized civil unions in 2008 and legalized gay marriage two years later - is celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling as an affirmation of the nation's founding principle that "all individuals are created equal."
- Advocates allege religious discrimination at VA hospital Updated: Jun-24-15 8:19 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Members of a Native American sweat lodge at a VA hospital in Wichita have been subjected to discrimination and "blatant hostility" aimed at shutting down their religious services, according to a letter sent by a religious liberties group Wednesday to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
- 4 charged in contract scheme that cost US agencies millions Updated: Jun-22-15 2:01 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Four people have been charged with defrauding federal small-business programs to obtain government construction contracts worth millions of dollars.
- High court to hear dispute over gov't contracts to veterans Updated: Jun-22-15 9:39 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court will decide whether the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is complying with a law designed to increase the number of federal contracts awarded to small businesses owned by disabled veterans.
- Senate moves to strip VA of authority over big construction Updated: Jun-18-15 1:45 pm
DENVER - The U.S. Senate has tentatively approved legislation to strip the Veterans Affairs Department of the authority to manage large construction projects after massive cost overruns on a Denver-area hospital.
- Baldwin aims to reduce VA narcotic prescriptions, deaths Updated: Jun-16-15 7:58 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin has introduced a bill that would reduce the prescription of narcotics in Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals.
- Pingree urges VA to resolve firefighters' pay issue Updated: Jun-08-15 4:10 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree is calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure the firefighters that work for the department get back pay that they are owed.
- 92-year-old veteran receives honorary high school diploma Updated: Jun-06-15 1:49 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - In this era, when the biggest decision a teen might make is choosing which filter to use for his latest Instagram post, the decision made in 1941 by 17-year-old Vialquin "Val" Valdez borders on unthinkable.