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HUD has released its latest homeless count and the number of homeless veterans is slightly up from last year. This is despite a years-long effort... [Read More]
Most of the island of Puerto Rico is still in the dark since hurricane Maria struck the island in September. Beyond the physical damage and... [Read More]
A "cross-partisan" group called With Honor has formed to support military veterans running for Congress. The group hopes to assist 25 to 35 candidates from... [Read More]
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In San Juan, dozens of Puerto Ricans from all walks of life pulled up lawn chairs and stools in the middle of the street to... [Read More]
The oversight board that supervises Puerto Rico's indebted government met publicly today for the first-time in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The board heard sobering... [Read More]
A new study by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs suggests that even mild exposure to blasts in Iraq and Afghanistan may cause long term... [Read More]
Gettysburg, Pa., where Union forces turned the tide of the Civil War in a horrific battle, has the largest number of Confederate monuments in the... [Read More]
Suicide among veterans is 22 percent higher than for civilians of the same age. The VA and the Pentagon have been studying how to prevent... [Read More]
A rule to track and report how airlines take care of wheelchairs has been delayed for a year by the government. The group Paralyzed Veterans... [Read More]
President Trump spoke of his administration's achievements in reforming the Department of Veterans Affairs. NPR's Quil Lawrence fact checks the president. [Read More]
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Los Angeles has one of the nation's worst rate of homeless veterans, but its Veterans Affairs campus doesn't support many homeless vets. Instead it hosts... [Read More]
Researchers say putting guns out of reach reduces the chances that suicidal veterans could take their own lives, but changing the law is a controversial... [Read More]
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This week's Call-In is about the Department of Veterans Affairs: stories from veterans about getting health care and ideas for reforming the whole agency. [Read More]
Veterans have a significantly higher rate of suicide than civilians. The numbers for female veterans, however, are two to five times higher than their civilian... [Read More]
There's a Department of Veterans Affairs program to pay family members to be caregivers for disabled veterans. But several caregivers say they're being dropped from... [Read More]
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The State Department is running out of visas to offer Afghans who worked with American troops, and the prospects appear dim for offering more. The... [Read More]
Senators unanimously voted to confirm VA Health Undersecretary Dr. David Shulkin as full secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. He's a rare Trump holdover... [Read More]
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