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By Chris Megerian, Associated Press
Manchin says there is bipartisan support to avoid filling vacancies on the VA's Assets and Infrastructure Review Commission and to end the commission in the next National Defense Authorization Act.
By John Raby, Associated Press
The Senate has approved a sweeping expansion of health care and disability benefits for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan in response to concerns about their exposure to toxic burn pits.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The Senate could be close to passing the PACT act, a bill to help provide health care to veterans exposed to toxic waste while serving, Sen. Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday.
By Associated Press
The Senate will consider a bill on Monday to improve health care for veterans exposed to toxic substances.
By News Desk and Associated Press
President Joe Biden signed into law nine bipartisan bills that will improve care for America's veterans at the White House on Tuesday.
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
President Joe Biden has vowed to improve veterans’ access to health care, prevent their suicide, and specifically provide benefits to those exposed to toxic air through burn pits while serving in the military. Nick Schifrin talks to Denis McDonough, the…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Robert Burns, Associated Press
Data released by the Pentagon showed there were 580 suicides last year, compared to 504 the prior year.
By John Yang, Dan Sagalyn
Tens of thousands of U.S. Veterans who served in Afghanistan and Iraq are sick — many say due to the military's trash "burn pits." Veterans have had to fight to get their illnesses recognized as linked to their service and…
By Justin Stabley
Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart pressed Congress on Tuesday to help sick U.S. veterans who believe they were injured after their exposure to military burn pits while serving overseas.
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