New Jersey’s leaders appear to agree with Justice Department findings that state-run veterans homes failed residents during COVID-19 and continue to violate their constitutional rights, but there’s little clarity on how exactly they’ll address the issues.
Opener Tanzid Hasan received his first call-up to the national team as the Bangladesh Cricket Board announced a 17-member squad for the Asia Cup.
A veteran Massachusetts police sergeant is facing an assault and battery charge for allegedly attacking and injuring his 72-year-old neighbor.
Eighth-seeded Kateryna Baindl of Ukraine has reached the quarterfinals of the Prague Open after Germany’s Jule Niemeier retired when trailing 5-0 in the first set of their second-round match.
The Seattle Kraken have re-signed top defenseman Vince Dunn to a four-year, $29.4 million contract, locking up one of their core pieces coming off the best season of his career.
The family of a Ukrainian veteran who was tortured and killed during the Russian occupation of Bucha finally has been able to give him a proper burial.
German qualifier Jule Niemeier has upset defending champion Ons Jabeur 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the first round of the Berlin Open.
A Florida organization is helping veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental and physical ailments get back into the civilian world.
The founder of a nonprofit group has been accused of fabricating a story about homeless military veterans being evicted from a New York hotel to make room for migrants, a tale that stoked days of outrage on cable news networks.
TECUMSEH, Mo. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy who followed his dog into the woods near his Missouri Ozarks home is safe, after one of the nearly 100 people searching for him heard a faint whimper and found the child just before the sunset.
North American Committee — Dwayne Wade, player; Dirk Nowitzki, player; Tony Parker; player; Paul Gasol, player; Gene Bess, coach; David Hixon, coach; Gene Keady, coach; Gregg Popovich, coach.
Two former Iraq and Afghanistan War-era defense secretaries are recommending that the government consider new ways to ensure that military service is taken into account when courts prosecute former service members.
BOSTON (AP) — The families of three residents of a state-run veterans’ care facility in Massachusetts who died after contracting COVID-19 in the early days of the pandemic say in a federal lawsuit that the deaths were “premature and preventable” and the result of “unsanitary, unfit, and unacceptable
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — An audit of personnel review procedures at hospitals in West Virginia that serve veterans has found problems at a second facility.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Defending champion Carlos Alcaraz was far from his best against veteran Fabio Fognini but managed to advance to the Rio Open quarterfinals on Thursday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation Wednesday that allocates more than $16 million in a final round of funding to build a veterans nursing home in Bowling Green.
President Joe Biden is getting a new communications director at the White House as he inches closer to an expected re-election campaign.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers’ executive budget will include millions of additional dollars to help Wisconsin veterans with their mental health and educational needs, the governor’s office announced Thursday.
The White House says President Joe Biden will use his State of the Union address to call for new steps to help veterans and cancer patients, fight drug addition and provide more access to mental health care.
A year ago, President Joe Biden used his first State of the Union address to push top Democratic priorities that were sure to face a battle in the narrowly divided Congress — tough asks like an assault weapons ban.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A courtroom outburst by a man accused of telephoning threats to “shoot up” a Southern Nevada synagogue prompted a judge to increase his bail on Wednesday, despite the man’s father’s account that his son is a military veteran with “a mental issue” resulting from head injuries.
EMPIRE, Mich. (AP) — The grave of a man who served in the U.S. Civil War has been formally marked at a northern Michigan cemetery.
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The man charged with killing a 66-year-old Vietnam veteran and retired postal worker who was out for his morning run in a Rhode Island park nearly a decade ago was found guilty on Friday by a judge who rejected the suspect’s mental illness defense.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore wants to expand state tax relief for military retirees.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — French veteran Richard Gasquet added another milestone in a career of extraordinary longevity on Saturday when he beat Cameron Norrie 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 at the ASB Classic to claim his 16th ATP Tour title.
The oldest living survivor of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 celebrated his upcoming 105th birthday at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.
The founder of FedEx, Fred Smith, believes that if you’ve done well, you should give back to the public interest.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced Monday he promoted the deputy secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs to lead the agency, which has been troubled by frequent allegations of abuse and poor care.
Some of the last survivors in France from a colonial-era infantry corps that recruited tens of thousands of African soldiers to fight in French wars around the world will be able to live out their final days with family members back in Africa after a French government U-turn on their pension rights.
Kenny Albert and Eddie Olczyk are veterans when it comes to calling outdoor games. Yet, the Winter Classic still resonates for them as one of the biggest games of the season.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s secretary of veterans affairs, who pushed to increase resources for veterans facing homelessness and addiction, will retire at the start of the new year, Gov.