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Wreaths Across America was celebrated at the West Point Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 1 at noon.<br>Cory Angell/U.S. Army Garrison West Point

Ties between Wreaths Across America, supplier draw scrutiny

Wreaths Across America paid $10.3 million last year to Worcester Wreath Co. for about 1 million circles of balsam that adorn headstones, including a quarter-million at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. But the nonprofit and the company are run by the same family.


Nurse at VA hospital in Rhode Island admits he stole liquid opioids

A nurse at the Providence VA Medical Center has admitted that he removed liquid opioids from vials at the hospital for his own personal use and filled the vials back up with saline.


Suspect in GoFundMe scam case appears in NJ court via video to face charges

Johnny Bobbitt Jr. appeared Friday in an orange jumpsuit, via video link, for his first court hearing in New Jersey, where he faces fraud and conspiracy charges for his role in a GoFundMe campaign that authorities say scammed unsuspecting donors out of more than $400,000.

Sailor killed in Pearl Harbor attack is buried on 77th anniversary

None of the family members attending the funeral of Navy Fireman 1st Class Albert Kane on Friday ever met him, but they still understood the importance of bringing him home to Dallas where he can rest in peace among his fellow veterans.


'Songs of the Holocaust': Concert featuring songs written at WWII death camps

Songs composed by imprisoned musicians in a World War II concentration camp will be performed by University of Iowa professors at Michigan's Holocaust Memorial Center.


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