Quil Lawrence

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Closing Arguments Heard In Trial Of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzmán

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Closing arguments were heard Thursday in the trial of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, accused of being one of the world's premier drug traffickers. The case now goes to the jury.

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Benefits For Navy Victims Of Agent Orange – Just 50 Years Later

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Navy veterans who served off the coast of Vietnam were long denied benefits for exposure to Agent Orange. A federal appeals court now has ruled that service at sea was the same as service on land.

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Veterans Claiming Illness From Burn Pits Lose Court Fight

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Hundreds of veterans sued military contractor KBR Inc., alleging toxic smoke from burn pits at military bases made them ill. A federal appellate court said compensation must come from Congress.

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Militant Suspected Of USS Cole Bombing Is Killed In U.S. Airstrike

Monday, January 07, 2019

The military strike killed Jamal al-Badawi, one of the alleged al-Qaida planners of the USS Cole bombing, more than 17 years ago. He was on the FBI's most wanted list.

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VA Says It Will Stop Arbitrarily Dropping Caregivers From Program

Friday, December 21, 2018

The temporary suspension comes three days after a report from NPR exposed concern from veterans that their caregivers were arbitrarily cut, despite no change in their status.

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VA Still Arbitrarily Cutting Caregivers From Program, Even As It Aims To Expand

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Congress told the VA to expand its caregiver program to include pre-Sept. 11 vets, but the VA has failed to meet a deadline in the law.

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'To Care For Him': Female Veterans Ask VA To Include Them In Its Motto

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

The VA motto, which is taken from Lincoln's second inaugural speech, addresses veterans with the male pronoun. Some veterans want to change the wording to include women.

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Connecticut VA Opens Its Doors To 'Bad Paper' Veterans

Monday, November 26, 2018

Veterans who were kicked out of the military often get no VA health care or benefits — even if combat trauma caused their misbehavior. Connecticut has passed a law to change that.

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Dan Crenshaw, Navy SEAL And Congressman-Elect, Takes To 'SNL' For A Teachable Moment

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Republican Dan Crenshaw is one of at least 16 veterans who were newly elected to the House in the midterm elections.

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Why It's Notable That A Slew Of New Members Elected To Congress Are Military Veterans

Friday, November 09, 2018

For the midterm elections, many candidates in both parties were military veterans, and they relied heavily on their biographies in seeking votes. The results were mixed.

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After A Year Of Turmoil, New VA Secretary Says 'Waters Are Calmer'

Friday, November 09, 2018

Robert Wilkie is President Trump's second VA secretary; his first was fired after clashing with political appointees. Wilkie insists he's put an end to infighting at the department.

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Pittsburgh Community Reels Following Mass Shooting At Synagogue

Monday, October 29, 2018

At a synagogue on Saturday, 11 congregants were shot to death. Six more were injured in the attack. The suspected gunman, 46-year-old Robert Bowers, is to expected to appear in court Monday.

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Pittsburgh Holds Vigil To Honor Victims In Synagogue Shooting

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Victims of the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue are honored at a community gathering in Pittsburgh on Sunday night.

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Pittsburgh Shooting Update

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Eleven people were killed and at least six injured when a gunman opened fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue. The suspect had reportedly made anti-Semitic comments online.

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Major Investigation Underway After Suspicious Packages Mailed To Government Officials

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Law enforcement is investigating a series of suspicious packages delivered to the Obamas, the Clintons, and other leading democrats. No one has been injured by the what appear to be pipe bombs.

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Post-Michael: Hard-Hit Florida Residents Consider Whether To Rebuild

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

It's been a week since one of the strongest hurricanes on record devastated parts of the Florida Panhandle, as well as parts of Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia. How are things going?

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Rescue Workers Still Trying To Find Hurricane Survivors In Mexico Beach, Fla.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Nearly a week after Hurricane Michael devastated parts of the Florida panhandle, residents are still trying to patch together their lives, without electricity or potable water. With cell phone service down it's even hard for people to let their loved-ones know they're safe.

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Kansas City, Mo., Mayoral Hopeful Withdraws From Race Citing PTSD

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Democrat Jason Kander said the abrupt decision to leave the field of candidates was related to post-traumatic stress disorder linked to his time in Afghanistan as an Army intelligence officer.

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Kansas City Mayoral Candidate Jason Kander Drops Out, Citing PTSD

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Jason Kander, an Army veteran and former Missouri secretary of state, dropped out of the race for Kansas City mayor on Tuesday, citing his struggles with PTSD.

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Maj. DJ Skelton Retires From Army, Leaving Behind A Legacy Of Helping Wounded Warriors

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Army Maj. DJ Skelton was grievously wounded in Iraq, yet managed to return to active duty and command a platoon in Afghanistan. He has endured more than 80 surgeries and has yet to completely heal. Skelton is retiring from the Army with a legacy of helping other wounded warriors.

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