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Jackson withdraws from VA boss consideration

President Donald Trump’s pick to lead Veterans Affairs, Ronny Jackson, withdrew Thursday in the wake of late-surfacing allegations about overprescribing drugs and poor leadership...

Jackson: Drunken behavior, reckless prescriptions

White House doctor Ronny Jackson exhibited a pattern of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior, including crashing a government vehicle while intoxicated and doling...

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...