Veterans

Nika Knight, staff writer
University of Phoenix building
Nearly 200 for-profit colleges around the country are skirting federal law, a report released last week by the Department of Education finds, by targeting U.S. military veterans for their G.I. bill tuition funds. Federal law requires that for-profit schools abide by a 90/10 funding ratio, meaning that federal funds must account for no more than 90...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Veterans link arms during a prayer action at Standing Rock on Monday.
The veterans who deployed to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation in North...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Veterans and water protectors unite in prayer, calling for an end to the entire Dakota Access Pipeline project, in the midst of a blizzard Monday.
After celebrating the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Sunday decision to deny the...

Further

Even as a new report calls for ending a war on drugs with "enormous negative outcomes and collateral damage,” Congress has rejected an amendment to a veterans' funding bill to allow VA doctors in medical marijuana states to discuss pot - not prescribe it or provide it but suggest it - to treat PTSD and other ills they got serving the country that is now denying them what "a mountain of evidence" says is their best treatment. The close 222–195 vote suggests the tide is turning, but not quickly...