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HONOLULU (AP) — A new investigation finds that a supervisor at the Veterans Administration office in Honolulu manipulated data to make it appear that agency was processing veterans' benefits claims faster. That's according to a new report by the VA Office of Inspector General...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers scrambled Monday to control damage from a widely criticized new law that critics fear could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians. The state is among about a dozen where measures aimed at preventing government from infringing on...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The American Pharmacists Association on Monday adopted a policy that discourages its members from providing death-penalty drugs. The new guidelines could make it tough for death penalty states, like Texas, that have been looking at made-to-order execution drugs...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The wife and adult children of Robin Williams agreed Monday to meet outside court to try to resolve their dispute over a tuxedo he was married in, photographs taken on his 60th birthday and other items belonging to the late actor. San Francisco Superior...
4:20 p.m. Mary Phelan, a spokeswoman for the Howard County Police Department, says the car involved in the NSA shooting was stolen Monday morning from a hotel in Jessup, Maryland. She declined to name the hotel, citing the ongoing investigation, or release any further details,...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers scrambled Monday to control damage from a widely criticized new law that critics fear could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians. The state is one of more than a dozen that have passed or are considering measures aimed at...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Scott Kelly's identical twin pulled a fast one on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden told Kelly on Monday that he almost had a heart attack when his brother showed...
ABINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America for quality recruits, Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the door Monday to relaxing some enlistment standards — particularly for high-tech or cyber security jobs. Speaking to students...
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Officers opened fire after two men dressed as women refused to stop Monday at the National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade and then smashed into a police vehicle blocking the road, officials said. One of the men died, and the other man and the officer...