The University of Phoenix, which runs an online college popular among military veterans, is under federal investigation for possible deceptive or unfair business practices, its parent company told shareholders.
A House panel says the Defense Department can shift $886 million to the military health care system, a first step toward ensuring it does not run out of money this month. But the money crunch is still far from resolved.
Making it easier to fire bad Veterans Affairs employees is a popular notion, but the details of a bill that backers claim does exactly that may be fraying some alliances forged in the midst of the veterans health care crisis.
The burning of corpses of insurgents in Fallujah, Iraq, in 2004, was done to prevent disease from spreading among U.S. Marines fighting to retake the Iraqi city and did not violate rules of conduct, the U.S. Marine Corps said Wednesday.
Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a U.S. official said.
Marine vet David Pelletier was facing yet another drunken driving charge in 2006, and this time it was a felony. Now, Pelletier — sober, with a law degree — is leading an effort to train vets to work with veterans treatment courts.