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  • VA employees face discipline for manipulating data

    The Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    FORT COLLINS — The Department of Veterans Affairs says six employees at a clinic in Fort Collins and the VA Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming, should be disciplined for manipulating data about veteran care. The VA has proposed unspecified action against Rocky Mountain Network...

  • Body of young stowaway found in US cargo plane

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo plane that had landed in Germany, U.S. military officials said Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made several stops in Africa....

  • Police: 2 arrested in Guardsman's carjack slaying

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police say they've arrested a man and a woman in the fatal shooting of a Michigan National Guard soldier during a carjacking on the city's west side. Police haven't identified the 20-year-old victim. They tell the Detroit Free Press that two people approached...

  • Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia. Theodore VanKirk, also known as "Dutch," died Monday of natural causes at the retirement...

  • Colorado servicemembers part of $92 million court payout

    Nick Beadleston Nick.Beadleston@gmail.com -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Colorado is among 13 states that have settled an investigation into improper lending expected to provide $92 million in debt relief for more than 17,800 U.S. military personnel. According to a statement released by the Colorado State Attorney General's office, 740 military members in...

  • Lawmakers: Is beefed-up border security worth it?

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic state lawmakers questioned Tuesday what Texas will gain by committing more than $4 million a week to pump up border security amid a surge of immigrant children illegally crossing into the U.S., since all sides agree the minors pose little criminal or...

  • Perry: NH should be embarrassed by Shaheen

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Wading into New Hampshire's U.S. Senate contest, Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday charged that New Hampshire voters should be embarrassed by Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's record on border security. The Republican governor attacked Shaheen for not working harder to...

  • Admiral: World getting 'numb' to NKorean missiles

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The admiral in charge of U.S. forces in the Pacific says North Korea may be lulling the world into largely accepting its advances in missile technology. Adm. Samuel Locklear told a Pentagon news conference on Tuesday that he is concerned by North Korea's frequent...

  • APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh of Montana, the college's provost said Tuesday. The department will decide whether any discipline is...

  • Sen. Heitkamp confident in new VA secretary pick

    Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says she thinks Robert McDonald will bring a new outlook as secretary for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. McDonald was confirmed Tuesday by a vote of 97-0. Heitkamp says the job will be tough because McDonald will have to...

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