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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • No deaths linked to troubled U.S. veterans hospital

    A probe into long waits for medical treatment at Veterans Affairs facilities in Phoenix documented suffering by sick veterans affected by cover-ups of wait-list delays but did not find evidence that the shoddy care had caused patient deaths.
  • VA 'Oscar the Grouch' training angers vets

    VA 'Oscar the Grouch' training angers vets
    The beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs depicted dissatisfied veterans as Oscar the Grouch in a recent internal training guide, and some vets and VA staffers said Tuesday that they feel trashed. The cranky Sesame Street character who lives in a...

    Washington state man seeks his gay partner's federal benefits

    WASHINGTON The ceremony was meticulously planned, befitting a wedding where one of the grooms is a self-professed Virgo with obsessive-compulsive leanings. A roving Austin Powers impersonator posed for photos with guests as a pair of dolphin ice...

    VA inquiry stops short of linking deaths to delays in care in Phoenix

    On the same day President Obama pledged to regain veterans’ trust, Department of Veterans Affairs investigators reported that they had been unable to prove that delays in medical care caused any deaths at the VA medical center in Phoenix,...

    Obama tells American Legion he's working to regain veterans' trust

    President Obama said Tuesday that he is working to “regain the trust” of the nation’s veterans by improving their access to quality healthcare and education as he struggles to recover from a scandal that thrust the beleaguered Department...