Quil Lawrence

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New York State Goes 'On Pause,' Orders New Closings For Nonessential Businesses

Friday, March 20, 2020

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued a strict executive order to stave off further spread of COVID-19. After ramping up testing, the state has over 8,000 coronavirus cases.

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VA Secretary Wilkie: 'We Are The Surge Force'

Thursday, March 19, 2020

In an interview with NPR, Secretary for Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie said the department was ready to deploy if called on to help with the coronavirus pandemic response.

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Veterans Of Afghanistan Conflict React To Negotiations Between U.S. And Taliban

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Afghanistan war veterans react to the U.S.-Taliban accord signed over the weekend — one that would start an American troop withdrawal.

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Recent U.S. Veterans Are Coming To Consensus On Iran And Iraq — Across Party Lines

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

Veterans groups across the political spectrum have found a growing consensus in favor of winding down American military involvement in the Middle East.

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News Brief: Impeachment Markup, U.K. Election, Jersey City Shootings

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The House Judiciary Committee started the process of marking up articles of impeachment against President Trump. Also, British voters go to the polls and the latest on the Jersey City shootings.

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Authorities Say They Haven't Identified A Motive In Jersey City Shooting

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

An investigation continues into Tuesday's shooting in Jersey City. Six people, including a police officer and the two suspects, were killed. Authorities say they don't yet know the motive.

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Veterans React To 3 Controversial Pardons Issued By President Trump

Monday, November 18, 2019

Veterans are still reacting to President Trump's controversial pardons of three alleged or convicted American war criminals.

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A Move To Create More Mentors Among Female Veterans

Monday, November 11, 2019

Dozens of women who work in special operations recently met in Southern California to find ways to encourage female troops to stay in the military or help them transition to rewarding civilian jobs.

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VA Inspector General Says Department Is Putting Whistleblowers At Risk

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The office that is supposed to protect whistleblowers inside the Department of Veterans Affairs has instead put them at risk according to the VA inspector general's investigation.

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Ex-VA Chief's Book Describes Chaos And Confusion Inside The White House

Monday, October 21, 2019

Dr. David Shulkin has written a memoir about his time as secretary of Veterans Affairs in the Trump administration. He says he was pushed out by people who favor privatizing the VA.

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Trump Signs Executive Order Forgiving All Federal Student Loan Debt For Disabled Vets

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

President Trump has signed a presidential memorandum that is designed to increase the number of "permanently disabled veterans" who erase their federal student loan debt.

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Marine Who Warned Of Insider Threat Should Remain In The Corps, Military Board Says

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Maj. Jason Brezler faced discharge after emailing classified documents over an insecure network. He challenged the Marine Corps' decision, and a board of inquiry recently ruled in his favor.

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Veterans Urge Changes Before Expansion Of VA Caregivers Program

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Veterans are warning that the Department of Veterans Affairs has not resolved serious flaws in the way the program is administered.

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Federal Judge Denies Jeffrey Epstein Bail During Wait For Sex Trafficking Trial

Thursday, July 18, 2019

A federal judge has denied Jeffrey Epstein's bail request pending his trial for sex trafficking of minors — implying that he remains a danger and is a flight risk.

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Multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein Charged In New York With Sex Trafficking Of Minors

Monday, July 08, 2019

Multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein has entered a not-guilty plea in federal court. He's accused of sex trafficking charges involving dozens of young girls in New York and Florida.

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Military Families Deal With Unintended Consequence Of 2017 Tax Law

Friday, July 05, 2019

Congress has promised, and failed, to fix a quirk of U.S. tax law that penalizes surviving family members of veterans who died while on active duty.

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Critics See VA Change As A Move Toward Privatizing The Agency

Thursday, June 06, 2019

A major change in how the Department of Veterans Affairs uses private health care providers goes into effect Thursday amid concerns that it could drain resources from the VA into the private sector.

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Rep. Seth Moulton Announces Mental Health Care Proposal By Sharing His Experience

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., Iraq veteran and presidential candidate, revealed at a campaign event Tuesday that he was treated for PTSD after his deployment and he continues to see a counselor monthly.

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Army Surprised By Answers To Its Question: How Has Serving Impacted You?

Monday, May 27, 2019

As part of a Memorial Day tribute, the U.S. Army asked service members to tweet the answer to the question: How has serving impacted you? The answers Army officials got were not what they expected.

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Marine Corps Veteran Faces Deportation, Says His Crimes Are Linked To PTSD

Monday, May 13, 2019

In California, U.S. Marine Corps veteran is awaiting deportation to El Salvador. He says the crimes he committed were linked to PTSD from combat in Iraq.

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