by Christie Thompson Posted on June 26, 2014 Updated: June 26, 2014
For many, there is no funeral, no grave stone, just a name in a cemetery's ledger book. Who honors a city's poorest when they pass away?
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 25, 2014 Updated: June 25, 2014
Senators introduced a bill to extend unemployment benefits on Tuesday.
by Igor Volsky Posted on May 30, 2014
It's going to take a lot more than political grandstanding.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on May 26, 2014
Hector Barrios, a Vietnam War veteran was deported to Mexico for marijuana possession. He died earning less than $5 a day.
by Igor Volsky Posted on May 23, 2014 Updated: May 23, 2014
While veterans have struggled to gain adequate access to care since the Kennedy administration, the health services they do receive are the best in the nation.
by Hayes Brown Posted on May 1, 2014 Updated: May 1, 2014
She was denied the right to have her wife's ashes buried next to her in a veterans cemetery. Now a fellow vet wants to help.
by Zack Ford Posted on April 24, 2014 Updated: April 24, 2014
Idaho's ban on same-sex marriage is keeping a veteran from being buried with her late wife.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on April 24, 2014 Updated: April 24, 2014
At one VA hospital system in Arizona, at least 40 veterans have needlessly died while waiting to see a doctor.
by Ben Armbruster Posted on April 22, 2014
"[H]is (campaign) ads are about how he was a lawyer in Iraq, and that’s all fine and good, but this is a real job," Maryland gubernatorial candidate Douglas Gansler said about his opponent, Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on April 3, 2014
There are big gaps in state laws when it comes to barring people with serious mental illnesses who might become violent from owning guns.