Ex-Indiana Gov. Whitcomb, prisoner of war in WWII, dies at 98

Former Indiana Gov. Edgar Whitcomb, who escaped from a Japanese prisoner camp by swimming overnight during World War II and then made an around-the-world solo sailing trip while in his 70s, has died at age 98.

Man sentenced for stealing veterans' meds from mail

A former Evansville, Ind. postal service employee has received three years of federal probation for stealing mail with prescription painkillers intended for military veterans.

Stars and Stripes examines the efforts by cities across the country to bring homelessness among veterans to an end.

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