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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Official says gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans' clinic in Texas

    A gunman opened fire at a veterans' medical clinic in West Texas on Tuesday, killing one other person, officials said. The gunman was also killed. Investigators, who took no questions from reporters during a Tuesday night news conference, did not say...
  • VA loan myths that hurt buyers and sellers

    VA loan myths that hurt buyers and sellers
    Some home sellers don't want to deal with would-be buyers who plan to get a loan guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs. But those sellers could be shooting themselves in the foot. At the same time, vets who fail to look into add-on programs...
  • Mikulski stood up for Md. health care

    Mikulski stood up for Md. health care
    The spending bill recently approved by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama includes provisions important to Marylanders ("For better or worse, spending bill passes," Dec. 15). Thanks to the hard work of Sen. Barbara Mikulski, chair of the Senate...
  • VA Medical Center nearly done but disputes continue

    VA Medical Center nearly done but disputes continue
    After years of squabbles and delays, the long-awaited Orlando VA Medical Center is more than 95 percent complete. If all goes as planned, the Department of Veterans Affairs will take it over in January, and the hospital will be fully operational by...
  • Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and more

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 28, 2014 - Jan. 3, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Sex Sent Me to the E.R. The saucy...
  • Budget victory for veterans

    The omnibus appropriations bill approved by Congress and signed last month by the president finally closed the book on federal budgeting for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, more than two months late and only after another threat of a government shutdown....
  • Top 5 National, International stories of 2014

    Top 5 National, International stories of 2014
    1 Readers' rank Editorial Board's rank: 1 Police protests Furor follows deaths of suspects in Ferguson, Mo., Staten Island, N.Y., and elsewhere. 2 Readers' rank Editorial Board's rank: 3 2014 vote: GOP wave Republicans score big wins...
  • One month in, police have few clues in search for missing Libertyville veteran

    One month in, police have few clues in search for missing Libertyville veteran
    Police are “in a holding pattern” when it comes to their search for a missing veteran last seen in Libertyville one month ago. Dan Nerstrom, 30, disappeared from his Libertyville home around 6 p.m. Dec. 1, and police began asking the public...
  • Character Counts: Lina Blanco

    Character Counts: Lina Blanco
    Lina Blanco Age: 10 School: Wynnebrook Elementary in West Palm Beach Hometown: West Palm Beach Pillar: Citizenship Lina makes quite an impression with her kind heart — from playing bingo with veterans at the local VA hospital to...
  • FBI identifies former VA clinic clerk as gunman who killed psychologist

    FBI officials on Wednesday identified a former clerk at a West Texas veterans’ clinic as the gunman who fatally shot a psychologist before turning the weapon on himself. The suspect, Jerry Serrato, 48, was a former soldier in the Army. His...
  • Wilkes-Barre VA medical center undergoes audit

    The veterans medical center in Wilkes-Barre provides a clean, safe care environment overall but stands to improve in some areas, including care of stroke victims, according to an audit released this week. The inspector general for the Department of...