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Apr 23, 2013 at 7:54 AM
At the same time the Pentagon is ordered to cut its budget, lawmakers are forcing the military to keep ships, aircraft, military bases, retiree benefits and other programs that defense leaders insist they don't want, can't afford or simply won't be able to use.
Mar 13, 2013 at 1:07 PM
Florida's lieutenant governor resigned and nearly 60 other people were charged in a widening scandal of a purported veterans charity that authorities said Wednesday was $300 million front for illegal gambling.
Mar 11, 2013 at 7:33 AM
The U.S. government, led by the Pentagon and CIA, censored in the name of national security files that the public requested last year under the Freedom of Information Act more often than at any time since President Barack Obama took office,...
Mar 6, 2013 at 8:12 AM
The Obama administration and congressional Republicans are quietly working in tandem to blunt the impact of short-term spending cuts that kicked in with dire White House warnings a few days ago, with both sides eager to pocket the full savings for...
Mar 5, 2013 at 7:31 AM
Republicans controlling the House are moving to take the roughest edges off across-the-board spending cuts that are just starting to take effect.
Feb 28, 2013 at 7:38 AM
Across-the-board spending cuts all but certain, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate are staging a politically charged showdown designed to avoid public blame for any resulting inconvenience or disruption in government services.
Feb 19, 2013 at 8:34 AM
Two months after completing his five-plus years as an Army medic, Dan Huber is still looking for a job. And while he's had some promising interviews, he has no assurances the search will end soon.
Feb 17, 2013 at 4:35 PM
Linda Campbell and her recently deceased wife - Nancy - were approved for the first same-sex burial inside of a national or veteran cemetery.  “It never donned on us that we could be like a other people,” said Campbell.
Jan 15, 2013 at 7:49 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer and nation's largest private employer, is making a pledge to boost its sourcing from domestic suppliers and hire more than 100,000 veterans.
Jan 9, 2013 at 4:05 PM
The composition of President Barack Obama's second term Cabinet became clearer Wednesday, with Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigning and three other members of the president's team deciding to stay on amid concerns about diversity in Obama's inner circle.
Jan 6, 2013 at 12:28 PM
President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and counterterrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, two potentially controversial picks for his second-term national security team.
Jan 5, 2013 at 10:28 AM
Under the GI Bill, the government will pick up the full in-state cost for any honorably discharged service member wishing to attend a public university. But because rules governing residency differ from state to state, many vets face a bewildering...
Jan 1, 2013 at 7:48 AM
A Senate report has found that the White House did not make major changes in the talking points that administration officials used after the attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya. Some Republicans had questioned whether the...
Dec 31, 2012 at 2:30 PM
The FBI, CIA and other intelligence agencies - but not the White House - made major changes in talking points that led to the Obama administration's confusing explanations of the attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, a Senate report concluded Monday.
Dec 24, 2012 at 11:07 AM
Efforts to save the nation from going over a year-end "fiscal cliff" were in disarray as lawmakers fled the Capitol for their Christmas break. "God only knows" how a deal can be reached now, House Speaker John Boehner declared.