As Americans recognize veterans' service to our country, some are also paying tribute to those who have lost a family member in war. Special correspondent Dennis Kellogg from our PBS station in Nebraska reports on one organization's efforts to support…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown in observance of Veterans Day, and used the occasion to call for more progress on speeding up medical services and disability claims. Also, Myanmar’s…
By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
Most former servicemen and women (and their families) get their health care at civilian facilities, where only rarely do health professionals ask patients if they or close relatives have a military background. However, going forward, the exam every medical student…
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Donald Trump outlined an unreleased position paper to improve veterans' health care and other services on Saturday, as he faces continued criticism for failing to provide policy specifics.
By Tia Thompson
Eddie posted up on D.C.'s Georgia Avenue every Sunday, all summer, in front of a couple hipster bars, hoping people would get used to seeing him enough to let him stay and pay him to shine their boots.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Facing a Friday deadline, the Senate is on track to shore up federal highway aid and veterans' health care, leaving a raft of unresolved issues for a jam-packed congressional agenda in the fall.
By Mike Fritz, April Brown
They found love letters, pictures, death-notice telegrams, and even insurance settlement claims that have survived for decades. Cpl. Henry Bernard Van Hyfte with his father in Minnesota before World War II. The discoveries are a result of a months-long…
By PBS NewsHour
Since 2009, the G.I. Bill has paid up to $21,000 a year of college tuition for those who served in Iraq or Afghanistan. Much of that money, though, goes to for-profit schools, which award degrees some employers don’t recognize. Aaron…
By Marcia Biggs
The State Department estimates that more than 150 Americans, including some U.S. military veterans, have packed their bags and flown to Iraq and Syria to volunteer with forces fighting against the Islamic State militant group. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs reports…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Sen. John McCain said Monday that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump doesn't need to apologize to him for remarks about his captivity in Vietnam, but should tell veterans he's sorry.
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