- WWII vet whose remains returned to New Orleans laid to rest Updated: May-28-16 9:51 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A World War II veteran whose remains were returned to New Orleans decades after he died on a Pacific island, has been laid to rest in his hometown.
- Police: Man drives through Kentucky memorial cross display Updated: May-28-16 8:13 pm
HENDERSON, Kentucky - Residents of a Kentucky county are rallying and working frantically to repair and replace a Memorial Day cross display that was damaged by a driver accused of plowing through the crosses.
- Veterans sites in California, Kentucky, Virginia damaged Updated: May-28-16 8:09 pm
LOS ANGELES - Memorials to veterans in a Los Angeles neighborhood and a town in Kentucky, as well as a Civil War veterans cemetery in Virginia, were damaged as the nation prepares to mark Memorial Day, officials said.
- Soldiers, vets get into state parks for free on Memorial Day Updated: May-28-16 5:37 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Members of the military and veterans can get into any state park in North Dakota for free on Monday, which is Memorial Day.
- The Latest: Pilot who crashed in Hudson honored at ceremony Updated: May-28-16 4:21 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on the fatal crash of a vintage World War II plane into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey (all times local):
- October trial set for man accused of abuse at Kansas VA Updated: May-28-16 2:18 pm
LEAVENWORTH, Kansas - A trial is scheduled for this fall for a former physician's assistant accused of sexually abusing patients at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Leavenworth, Kansas.
- World War II vet recovering after oxygen tank beating Updated: May-28-16 12:38 pm
NORTH PORT, Florida - A 91-year-old World War II veteran in Florida is recovering after police say his caretaker beat him with his oxygen tank.
- Illinois students give Civil War vets 'their identity back' Updated: May-28-16 10:37 am
CHICAGO - With more than a century of rain, wind, snow and pollution conspiring to erase what was once carved into a row of headstones, about the only thing anyone in the tiny north-central Illinois community of Odell knew of the men buried there was that they'd fought in the Civil War.
- World War II vet recovering after oxygen tank beating Updated: May-28-16 10:06 am
NORTH PORT, Florida - A 91-year-old World War II veteran is recovering after police say his caretaker beat him with his oxygen tank.
- Johnson's Senate committee to release Tomah report Updated: May-28-16 9:52 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, in the midst of a tough re-election battle, plans to release a report next week detailing a congressional committee's yearlong investigation into a painkiller-abuse scandal at Tomah's Veterans Affairs medical facility, which was once known as "Candy Land."
- Ohio veterans center plans ceremony for new grotto features Updated: May-28-16 9:11 am
DAYTON, Ohio - The Dayton VA Medical Center plans a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the debut of a new wheelchair-accessible ramp and sidewalk at its historic grotto.
- Injured vet leading yoga class as part of Michigan benefit Updated: May-27-16 8:57 pm
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A retired U.S. Army sergeant who lost his legs after being hurt by an improvised explosive device in Iraq will lead a yoga class in suburban Detroit as part of a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project.
- Nixon pardons 9 people convicted of nonviolent crimes Updated: May-27-16 4:55 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is pardoning nine people convicted of nonviolent crimes.
- Josh Duhamel celebrates Memorial Day by helping veterans Updated: May-27-16 3:01 pm
LOS ANGELES - Before starting work on the next "Transformers" film, Josh Duhamel is lending his star power to help disabled veterans.
- Israeli ex-officers issue peace plan, condemn gov't inaction Updated: May-27-16 3:00 pm
JERUSALEM - A group of more than 200 Israeli military and intelligence officers criticized the government for a lack of action in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Friday and issued a detailed plan they say can end the impasse.
- Lansing-area Korean War veteran gets long-overdue medals Updated: May-27-16 11:08 am
HOLT, Michigan - A man being honored at a Lansing-area parade is an 84-year-old veteran who waited decades to get his Purple Heart and other service medals.
- 2 finalists vying to become Grand Island police chief Updated: May-27-16 10:34 am
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Two finalists have been chosen from a field of nine candidates who applied to become Grand Island's next police chief.
- Firefighters replace WWII vet's stolen American flag, pole Updated: May-27-16 6:50 am
NASHUA, New Hampshire - Just in time for Memorial Day, a 91-year-old World War II veteran from New Hampshire has an American flag flying in his yard once again thanks to local firefighters.
- Project serves veterans with literature, history, theater Updated: May-27-16 4:19 am
WASHINGTON - The National Endowment for the Humanities is highlighting projects it funds that incorporate literature, history and theater into efforts to improve the lives of military veterans.
- Minnesota eagle, a symbol for wounded vets, dies at age 35 Updated: May-26-16 10:21 pm
WABASHA, Minnesota - A Minnesota eagle that gained fame in national TV appearances and as a symbol for wounded veterans has died at the ripe old age of 35, the National Eagle Center announced Thursday.
- Central South Carolina food bank celebrates Walmart donation Updated: May-26-16 5:33 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Harvest Hope Food Bank that serves 20 counties in central South Carolina is celebrating a $25,000 contribution from the Walmart Foundation.
- Phoenix VA hospital blocks medical marijuana presentation Updated: May-26-16 3:24 pm
PHOENIX - A doctor is upset after the Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix blocked her from giving a lecture about marijuana's effect on veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
- Senators want vets committee to sign off on medical leases Updated: May-26-16 12:14 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's two U.S. senators are among a group of legislators who want the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs to authorize leases for medical facilities in 12 states.
- Oregon VA hires advocate for LGBT veterans Updated: May-26-16 11:27 am
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs has hired what officials say is the first ever coordinator for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans.
- Cheyenne could be home of new national cemetery for veterans Updated: May-26-16 4:08 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Federal officials are looking to move forward with plans to build Wyoming's first-ever national cemetery for veterans in Cheyenne.