- Former soldiers clash with protesters in Haiti; 1 dead Updated: Feb-05-16 8:09 pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A band of former Haitian soldiers clashed Friday with a far larger gathering of anti-government demonstrators in the troubled country's capital, resulting in the killing of an ex-member of the abolished military amid an ongoing political crisis.
- VA leader: 'Absolute confidence' in embattled administrator Updated: Feb-05-16 8:04 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The U.S. secretary of veterans affairs said Friday that he stands by his appointment of a regional health care executive who was accused of misleading Congress about how long veterans waited to receive care at a VA facility where she worked in Los Angeles.
- Fired Tomah psychiatrist setting up practice in La Crosse Updated: Feb-05-16 12:23 pm
MILWAUKEE - The former chief of staff at the Wisconsin Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah who was fired after allegations of overprescribing narcotics is set to begin practicing psychiatry in La Crosse.
- Upstate NY veterans to honor WWII's heroic Four Chaplains Updated: Feb-05-16 6:23 am
MECHANICVILLE, New York - A memorial event is being held at an upstate New York veterans organization to commemorate the sacrifices of a group of World War II Army clergymen known as the Four Chaplains.
- Veterans make peace with past at Cowboy Poetry workshop Updated: Feb-05-16 2:05 am
ELKO, Nevada - Talking about the experiences of war can be difficult for veterans, but writing about it could be the first step.
- VA: Wait times recorded incorrectly at Colorado clinic Updated: Feb-04-16 9:17 pm
DENVER - Workers at a Colorado Springs VA clinic incorrectly reported that some veterans got appointments sooner than they actually did, while at least 288 veterans had to wait longer than the government's 30-day target, federal investigators said Thursday.
- Lawsuit by soldier's widow tests Tennessee's malpractice law Updated: Feb-04-16 6:54 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - A recent federal appeals court opinion could aid a military widow's efforts to hold the federal government responsible for her husband's suicide.
- Second teen charged in murder of Iraq veteran in Hoover Updated: Feb-04-16 2:59 pm
HOOVER, Alabama - A second person has been charged in the killing of an Iraq war veteran.
- Lawmakers introduce bill to make women register for draft Updated: Feb-04-16 2:31 pm
WASHINGTON - Two Republican congressmen who are military veterans have introduced a bill requiring women to register for the draft.
- Delaware's largest homeless veterans facility planned Updated: Feb-04-16 11:40 am
WILMINGTON, Delaware - A nonprofit group is targeting a long-vacant nursing home in Wilmington to be the state's largest facility dedicated to housing homeless veterans.
- West Virginia features packed ballot for 2016 election Updated: Feb-03-16 1:58 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The ballot is almost set for a pivotal election in West Virginia.
- Veterans' families seek ban as dogs walk among gravestones Updated: Feb-03-16 12:49 pm
EXETER, Rhode Island - Families of those buried in Rhode Island's veterans' cemetery say that using the grounds as a dog park is disrespectful to the fallen, and they're battling pet owners over access to the property.
- Man pleads not guilty to 3 felony explosives-related charges Updated: Feb-03-16 10:23 am
DALLAS, South Dakota - A South Dakota man indicted for allegedly having improvised explosives at his home has pleaded not guilty to three felony charges.
- VA medical center in Ohio honors 4 WWII chaplains Updated: Feb-03-16 7:33 am
DAYTON, Ohio - A public memorial service in southwest Ohio is honoring four U.S. Army chaplains who died while helping other soldiers in World War II.
- Midlands Technical College holds info fair for veterans Updated: Feb-03-16 6:13 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Midlands Technical College is holding a resource fair and information session for veterans and active duty military service members.
- Lawmakers resigns over questions about military record Updated: Feb-02-16 9:20 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington State Rep. Graham Hunt of Orting announced his resignation from the Legislature on Tuesday after recent questions that he exaggerated his service in the military.
- Former Democrat state Rep. Thomas Tigue dead at age 70 Updated: Feb-02-16 10:00 am
HUGHESTOWN, Pennsylvania - Thomas Tigue, a former Democrat state representative from northeastern Pennsylvania has died. He was 70.
- Demotions overturned for VA officials accused in job scam Updated: Feb-01-16 6:27 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal judges have overturned decisions by the Department of Veterans Affairs to demote two senior officials accused of manipulating the agency's hiring system for their own gain.
- Guatemala tries 2 for alleged abuse of women in civil war Updated: Feb-01-16 5:06 pm
GUATEMALA CITY - A retired military officer and a former paramilitary went on trial Monday for alleged abuses against women during this Central American nation's long and bloody civil war.
- Free flight to see DC monuments scheduled for Vietnam vets Updated: Feb-01-16 10:22 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - A free flight to Washington, D.C., has been arranged for Nebraska Vietnam veterans who want to see the famed memorials and monuments.
- Veteran advocates push for legislative action on services Updated: Feb-01-16 8:08 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana veterans say Gov. Mike Pence's focus on a plan to certify veteran-owned businesses isn't enough response to reports that find Indiana lacking in services for former members of the military.
- The Latest: Trump campaign says rally raised $6 million Updated: Jan-28-16 11:47 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Latest on developments from the 2016 Republican race for president, less than a week out from the Iowa caucuses (all times local):
- Los Angeles land to be used for veterans, not businesses Updated: Jan-28-16 4:33 pm
LOS ANGELES - The federal government has released a plan to build nearly 2,000 apartments to house chronically homeless veterans in West Los Angeles.
- Louisiana delegation aims to get VA hospital director fired Updated: Jan-27-16 7:40 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's congressional delegation - with the exception of U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy - issued a strongly worded letter opposing the appointment of an embattled official to oversee veterans hospitals in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi and Oklahoma.
- UPS driver gets probation for stealing veterans' pills Updated: Jan-27-16 3:28 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A Maine UPS driver who pleaded guilty to stealing prescription drugs intended for military veterans has been sentenced to two years' probation.