Veterans

April 06, 2017 - 8:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans oppose funding President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The president gets higher marks for efforts to boost defense spending and beef up the...
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April 05, 2017 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is sending President Donald Trump legislation to extend a program widening veterans' access to private-sector health care. By voice vote Wednesday, the House agreed to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to operate its Choice program until its money runs out,...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, addresses a House Veterans' Affairs Committee's hearing on Captiol Hill in Washington. The Department of Veterans Affairs is telling skeptical lawmakers it has already fixed problems with its suicide hotline that were highlighted in an internal watchdog’s report released just two weeks ago. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
April 04, 2017 - 4:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs is telling skeptical members of Congress that it has fixed problems with its suicide hotline that were highlighted in a critical recent internal watchdog report. A March 20 audit by the VA inspector general had found that nearly a third of calls...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, addresses a House Veterans' Affairs Committee's hearing on Captiol Hill in Washington. The Department of Veterans Affairs is telling skeptical lawmakers it has already fixed problems with its suicide hotline that were highlighted in an internal watchdog’s report released just two weeks ago. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
April 04, 2017 - 4:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs is telling skeptical lawmakers it has already fixed problems with its suicide hotline that were highlighted in an internal watchdog's report released just two weeks ago. A March 20 audit by the VA inspector general had found that nearly a third...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. The Senate has approved legislation that would extend a program aimed at widening veterans' access to private-sector health care. The bill passed by voice vote. It would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue operating its Choice program until its money runs out, expected early in 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
April 03, 2017 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved legislation that would extend a troubled program aimed at widening veterans' access to private-sector health care, the first step in an overhaul of programs at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The bill passed by voice vote. It would allow the VA to...
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Mary Ellen Tournai, the mother of Tina Tournai-Sandoval, clasps her hands on her chest as she listens in to the comments by Weld District Attorney Michael Rourke during the press conference Friday, March 31, 2017, at the Weld County Courthouse in Greeley, Colo. John Sandoval pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. He led Greeley police to the remains of his wife Tina Tournai-Sandoval, last week in exchange for a lessor sentence. (Joshua Polson /The Greeley Tribune via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 3:11 am
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man who pleaded guilty Friday to killing his estranged wife more than two decades ago recently led authorities to her body, which was buried under the grave of a World War II veteran. John Sandoval, 52, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced to 25 years in...
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Mary Ellen Tournai, the mother of Tina Tournai-Sandoval, clasps her hands on her chest as she listens in to the comments by Weld District Attorney Michael Rourke during the press conference Friday, March 31, 2017, at the Weld County Courthouse in Greeley, Colo. John Sandoval pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. He led Greeley police to the remains of his wife Tina Tournai-Sandoval, last week in exchange for a lessor sentence. (Joshua Polson /The Greeley Tribune via AP)
March 31, 2017 - 9:43 pm
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man who pleaded guilty Friday to killing his estranged wife more than two decades ago recently led authorities to her body, which was buried under the grave of a World War II veteran. John Sandoval, 52, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced to 25 years in...
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March 31, 2017 - 8:56 pm
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man who pleaded guilty Friday to killing his estranged wife more than two decades ago recently led authorities to her body, which was buried under the grave of a World War II veteran. John Sandoval, 52, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced to 25 years in...
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March 31, 2017 - 8:10 pm
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man who pleaded guilty Friday to killing his estranged wife more than two decades ago recently led authorities to her body, which was buried under the grave of a World War II veteran. John Sandoval, 52, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced to 25 years in...
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March 31, 2017 - 8:04 pm
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man who pleaded guilty Friday to killing his estranged wife more than two decades ago recently led authorities to her body, which was buried under the grave of a World War II veteran. John Sandoval, 52, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced to 25 years in...
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