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  1. For 1 veteran at Tomah, even high doses didn't end the painRead the original story

    55 min ago | KSL-TV

    Like flashes of lightning, sharp pains strike 39-year-old Jason Bishop's left arm several times a day, causing him to writhe in agony. Frustrated by his chronic suffering, Bishop has struggled to find relief at several Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, including an embattled medical center in Tomah.


  2. National Guardsman killed in collision with ambulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | EMS1

    An Army National Guardsman was killed in a head-on collision with a Trans Am Ambulance Services ambulance Saturday morning. State Police said Brenden A. DeCarlo, 21, was driving north on Route 16 when he crossed into the southbound lane at a slight curve in the roadway, and hit an oncoming ambulance, The Buffalo News reports.


  3. William N. McHenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    William N. "Harpo" McHenry, 80, of Fall River, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Our Lady's Haven in Fairhaven. He was the beloved husband of the late Doris McHenry for 44 years.


  4. Forest Service eyes development of improved fire shelterRead the original story

    12 min ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    The U.S. Forest Service says it's picking up the pace on developing a new fire shelter following the deaths of 19 firefighters in Arizona where officials say flames and heat went beyond the current shelter's protective capabilities. National Director of Fire and Aviation Management Tom Harbour says that's one aspect of a plan to help firefighters who are facing increasingly ferocious wildfires complicated by home building in wildland areas.


  5. A Letter to My Russian FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The St. Petersburg Times

    It has been more than a year since my last trip to Moscow. During this year much has changed in the direction President Vladimir Putin is taking Russia.


  6. For 1 veteran at Tomah, even high doses didn't end the painRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Jason Bishop, 39, a C130 loadmaster in the Air Force, says he struggled for more than a decade to find a solution to the chronic pain in his left arm on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Barre, Wis. After meeting Dr. David Houlihan, chief of staff at the Tomah VA medical center, Bishop thought he'd received the "golden ticket" for his care.


  7. Officials ask memorial guests to be respectfulRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    Tate Reed, 36, relaxes in a hammock at the Onslow County Vietnam Veterans Memorial in the Lejeune Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville recently.


  8. Most Recent CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Brooklynian

    Several years ago I said to myself "Wouldn't it be swell if I got to see the turn of the century ." Tomorrow night I hope to see us turn to 2015.


  9. Snyder orders flags lowered for 3 Marines killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

    Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered that flags be lowered to honor three Michigan Marines who were killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash off the coast of Florida during a training mission this month. U.S. and Michigan flags at the state Capitol and all state buildings will be lowered to half-staff Monday.


  10. WWII heroes to give congressional gold medal to Ohio museumRead the original story

    49 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Nov. 9, 2013 Richard Cole, center, proposes a toast with two other surviving members of the 1942 Tokyo raid led by Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle, Edward Saylor, left, and David Thatcher, at the National Museum for the US Air Force in Dayton, Ohio.


  11. The truth behind the RAF mission to smash ISIS: More than 100...Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Daily Mail

    The RAF has spent A 37million on bombing raids in its mission to smash ISIS and bring Jihadi John's network to its knees. An investigation by MailOnline has unveiled the grand scale of the military effort against the terrorist group, including more than 100 airstrikes and 195 missiles fired.


  12. Myra "June" ElvromRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Wenatchee World

    Myra, most affectionately known as "June", was born on June 29, 1923, to Arla O. and Gustof A. Palm on the family farm in Hannaford, . She was the second oldest of six children and quite a bundle of energy.


  13. North Korea Fast FactsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WICU12 Erie

    Here's some background information about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea , also called North Korea. It borders China, Russia and South Korea.


  14. Middle East, 5:12 PMBraving Iranian Ire, Saudis Pummel Yemen Air ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Saudi forces began air strikes against Houthi-controlled Yemeni forces, which began just three days ago, have caused considerable damage to the Iranian-backed rebels so far, according to reports. Yemen's air force has already been destroyed by the raids being conducted by Saudi Arabia and several allies who are trying to prevent the takeover of southern Yemen by the Iran-backed Houthis.


  15. Applaud 2 centuries of US-UK peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes

    This year marks 200 years of unbroken Anglo-American peace. The Battle of New Orleans, the last military event of the War of 1812, was also the last time British and American soldiers ever faced each other across a battlefield.


  16. Golden Knights,Thunderbirds strut their stuff in BiloxiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes

    For the first time in six years, thousands of people stood on Keesler Air Force Base's air field and pointed skyward as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds roared overhead Saturday. The air field was full of military personnel -- some in uniform and with their families, veterans and parents with children.


  17. Saudi air strikes break up Yemeni Houthi advance on AdenRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Debka

    After three nights of Saudi air action, DEBKAfile's military sources report that Yemeni forces allied with the Houthi rebels advancing on the important port of Aden have been scattered and are on the run. But the Iran-backed rebels are still pushing along the country's Red Sea coast, knocking over villages as they move, and down to the east on the Indian Ocean coast.


  18. .com | Zuma's family didn't use choppers - MaharajRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News24

    President Jacob Zuma 's family do not use military helicopters to travel between Durban and Nkandla, the presidency said on Sunday. "The Presidency rejects the baseless and mischievous allegations made in City Press newspaper that family members of President Jacob Zuma make use of a military helicopter for personal travel between Durban and Nkandla.


  19. Obituary: John R. O'Connell, Sailed the World as a U.S. Merchant Marine For 12Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    John R. O'Connell, age 84, husband of Jacqueline O'Connell, died on Wednesday afternoon March 25, 2015 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Beverly, he was raised in Salem and had graduated from Salem High School.


  20. Grateful Singapore Gives Lee Kuan Yew a Hero's FuneralRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    Tens of thousands of Singaporeans gave founding father Lee Kuan Yew a hero's funeral Sunday, ending a week of mourning in the city-state he led from poverty to prosperity. As torrential rain fell on the crowds, howitzers fired a 21-gun salute to the country's first prime minister and jet fighters screamed across the sky in a grand farewell normally reserved for a head of state.