As the VA has reduced their claims backlog, the backlog of appeals has grown, leading critics to claim the VA is simply denying more claims so they can be marked as resolved and dealing with them on appeal instead.
At first glance it resembles a torpedo — a sleek metal cylinder with a propeller and what appears to be a dorsal fin. Yet the device lowered into the frigid waters off the western coast of Norway is no weapon. It’s a robot.
Army 1st Lt. Garlin Murl Conner earned four Silver Stars, four Bronze Stars, seven Purple Hearts and the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions during 28 months of combat during World War II. But he never received the Medal of Honor.
Unlike in the U.S. military, which tries to recover its dead from war zones, tens of thousands of Japanese soldiers were left where they fell or were interred in crude, often unmarked graves on islands and atolls across the Pacific.
The dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified, pitting a rising China against its smaller and militarily weaker neighbors who all lay claim to a string of isles, coral reefs and lagoons known as the Spratly and the Paracel islands.
Nine months after President Barack Obama ordered airstrikes on Islamic State terrorists, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will make a floor speech Thursday berating his colleagues for avoiding a vote on the undeclared war.
A co-pilot who purposely crashed a Germanwings A320 plane into the French Alps appeared to have rehearsed sending the jet into a deadly descent on another flight just two hours earlier, investigators said Wednesday.
Nearly 100 migrants who reported being at sea for 12 days arrived in Sicily on Wednesday as diplomats mulled a draft U.N. resolution authorizing an EU mission to seize the smugglers' boats that are fueling the Mediterranean migrant crisis.
It’s an impressive group of individuals. One promotes the rights of women and girls in the Middle East. One is a record-holding competitive swimmer. One is an Eagle Scout. Another founded a nonprofit to help wounded veterans, and another volunteers to support children of deployed servicemembers. Yet another overcame homelessness and domestic violence to become a leader in his community.