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3 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis
A former head of the nation's largest public pension fund has pleaded guilty to bribery and fraud in California The former head of the nation's largest pension fund admitted Friday that he took bribes, including hundreds of thousands of dollars stuffed in paper bags and a shoe box, and helped an associate collect millions in a... Technically, their ... (more)
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3 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon
Nearly 80,000 veterans eligible for the new G.I. Bill saw their college terms disrupted last year because the VA was late distributing $61 million in housing and book stipends, according to estimates released by the Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General Friday.
7 hrs ago | EDGE
On Wednesday, July 9th, the American Military Partner Association and OutServe-SLDN jointly filed an amici curiae brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in the case of Henry v.
8 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston
Stung by sticker shock, members of Congress are scrambling to lower the cost of a bill to fix veterans' health care amid a growing uproar over long waits for appointments and falsification of records to cover up the delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals.
9 hrs ago | KAUZ
Emergency dispatch tapes released Friday reveal further details about efforts to revive a Vietnam veteran who collapsed with a heart attack in a Veterans Affairs hospital in Albuquerque.
9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
Two calls were made while 71-year-old Jim Napoleon Garcia lay on the floor as an ambulance was called to take him to an emergency room 500 yards away.
11 hrs ago | CBS Local
Watermelons and cantaloupes are making their seasonal debut in Virginia a week or two behind schedule.
15 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
A groundbreaking event is 1 p.m. Saturday in the southwestern Michigan community of Parchment, where the public is invited to tour the headquarters and participate in an operating session of the group's permanent model railroad display.
Thirty-six New York restaurant wine lists have been honored in "The World of Fine Wine"'s inaugural World's Best Wine Lists 2014.
An Elmore City man has been convicted of killing another man then cutting up the body and stuffing the remains in cement-filled buckets.
There are muffins, of course. And pancakes. And the obligatory fruit salad. But then what? After all the usual suspects, how do you handle a seasonal abundance of blueberries? As long as you're willing to consider a few fresh approaches, it's actually easy and delicious to press them into service.
The Sacramento Bee reports the devastating virus, spread through fecal matter, has affected 5,000 farms and killed more than 8 million piglets.
On July 13, 2013, a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin.
BrusselKale could be the superfood we've been waiting for Move over, broccolini, pluots, honey crisp apples and more! There's a new hybrid on the market.
In a country grappling with poverty, sluggish growth and a daunting deficit, India's new budget has set aside 2 billion rupees for a colossal iron-and-bronze statue almost twice the size of the Statue of Liberty.
Former Army infantryman Jon Stites is on a mission - to make veterans laugh, at any cost.
Attorneys for a retired Tampa police captain accused of killing a man in a movie theater said Wednesday that Florida's "stand your Attorney Richard Escobar said Wednesday the defense team for Curtis Reeves Jr. is weighing its moves ahead of their client's trial on second-degree murder charges in the death of Chad Oulson, 43, of Land O'Lakes.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 07:33 pm
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