The Veterans Empowerment Act, introduced by Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., would allow veterans to bypass Veterans Affairs and receive treatment from private-sector doctors with taxpayers money. The VFW criticized the legislation.
When Kate McClure ran out of gas on a Pennsylvania highway last month, she never expect that a homeless Marine veteran would spend his last $20 to make sure she returned home safely. Now, she's repaying his kindness through an online fundraiser.
An apparent explosion occurred near the time and place an Argentine submarine went missing, an ominous development. "They haven't come back and they will never come back," said Jesica Gopar, wife of submarine officer Fernando Santilli, choking back tears.