Veterans

Julia Conley, staff writer
While military officials have advocated for diplomacy amid rising tensions with North Korea, President Trump on Wednesday declared that negotiations are "not the answer."
What U.S. president doesn't understand about North Korea, says one critic, "is that this isn't a reality show, where tension and drama are good for ratings."
Mike Hixenbaug, The Virginian-Pilot, and Charles Ornstein, ProPublica
What if casualties don’t end on the battlefield, but extend to future...
Nika Knight, staff writer
University of Phoenix building
A new report from the Department of Education shows that nearly 200 colleges...

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...