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Agent Orange Poisoning (1961-1971)

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  • Columbia music historian compiles Vietnam War songs

    Columbia music historian compiles Vietnam War songs
    Nearly 40 years ago, a haunting photograph of a naked Vietnamese girl running in anguish after being severely burned in a napalm bomb attack on her village became an iconic image of the Vietnam War. But most who have seen the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
  • Genetically modified corn varieties are popping with news

    With so much recent news on genetically modified corn varieties, its a wonder anyone can keep up. But lest you end up the only one at the cocktail party tonight without the latest GMO corn scoop, here's a primer on the new developments.  The French...
  • A death from cancer, and a search for answers

    A death from cancer, and a search for answers
    Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen. When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
  • Vietnam, 50 years on

    Vietnam, 50 years on
    HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today,...
  • Md. veterans official accused in benefits kickback scheme

    Md. veterans official accused in benefits kickback scheme
    A former high-ranking official at the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs has been accused of running a kickback scheme from his state office, allegedly fabricating military achievements and disability claims in exchange for a cut of the resulting...
  • Robert F. 'Hop' Crooks, programmer

    Robert F. 'Hop' Crooks, programmer
    Robert F. "Hop" Crooks, a retired Social Security Administration computer programmer, died Monday of complications from a massive epileptic seizure at Marshall Medical Center in Placerville, Calif. The longtime Oella and Catonsville resident was 65....
  • Frank Lopez Sr. dies at 64; sought San Jose Vietnam vets memorial

    Frank Lopez Sr. dies at 64; sought San Jose Vietnam vets memorial
    Frank Lopez Sr., a decorated Marine whose nightmares from the Vietnam War led him to launch a drive for a memorial honoring fellow San Jose servicemen who gave their lives in the conflict, died Nov. 24 of illnesses stemming from exposure to Agent Orange,...
  • Md. congressional leadership demands answers from VA

    Md. congressional leadership demands answers from VA
    Calling the failures at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Baltimore "inexcusable," Maryland's congressional leadership on Monday demanded the beleaguered agency develop an immediate plan to fix the local problems in processing disability claims....
  • VA releases number of survivors who collect disability benefits for veterans who die waiting

    VA releases number of survivors who collect disability benefits for veterans who die waiting
    Family members of nearly 19,500 veterans who died while they waited for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to complete a review of their disability benefits claim collected $436.9 million last year, according to information the agency provided...
  • Mayor starts cancer treatment

    Mayor starts cancer treatment
    Mayor Kelly Boyd began chemotherapy treatment Wednesday, less than a week after doctors confirmed his cancer diagnosis and one day before his 69th birthday. "It took 25 minutes, and it went well," Boyd said Thursday. "I am feeling fine." Boyd publicly...
  • Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud

    Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud
    Six military veterans from Maryland pleaded guilty to fraud charges this week in a scheme to obtain federal military benefits and state tax breaks with faked documentation claiming they were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, according to the...