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VA Chief: Open mouth, insert foot

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Tuesday he regrets remarks he made comparing long wait times at VA health care sites to waiting in...

More security at Fort Bliss after VA clinic shooting

Four months after security was revamped at Fort Bliss, the sprawling West Texas Army post is again ramping up efforts after a shooting at...

More than 1,000 employees face punishment from VA

The Veterans Affairs Department is considering disciplinary action against more than 1,000 employees as it struggles to correct systemic problems that led to long...

New VA boss promises improvements

The Veterans Affairs Department has reached out to all veterans on official and unofficial waiting lists at the VA's troubled Phoenix medical center, where...

Congress rushing to run away from Washington for a month

Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its...

VA: A struggling agency riddled with problems

Citing "significant and chronic system failures" in the nation's health system for veterans, a review ordered by President Barack Obama portrays the Department of...

Bill to tackle VA problems set for Congress

Details of a refashioned bill to address the problems plaguing the federally run veterans' health care system were released Sunday by its sponsor, the...

Shinseki still had support from many veterans

He's one of them — a disabled veteran who lost part of his right foot to a mine in Vietnam, a soldier who riled...

VA boss Shinseki resigns under fire

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned Friday in a personal meeting with President Barack Obama, shortly after publicly apologizing for deep problems plaguing the...

More examples of botched medical care by VA

Navy veteran Ken Senft turned to the Department of Veterans Affairs for medical care in 2011 after his private insurance grew too costly. It...