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WATCH: Cabbie Kicks Out Gay Iraq Vet for Kissing

An incident on Independence Day in Tacoma, Wash., has a gay veteran of the Iraq war seeing red. read more

Touching Bond Between 89-Year-Old WWII Vet And Preschooler Will Light Up Your Day

The story of Erling Kindem and Emmet Rychner and their unlikely friendship is as unlikely as it is heartwarming. See, Kindem is 89 years old and he’s a veteran of World War II. Emmet, on the other hand, is three year old and hasn’t seen his first day of school yet. But these two have

Buffalo Sabres Free Agency Roundup: How Much Better Are They Now?

Last Tuesday was a pretty busy day for Tim Murray and the Buffalo Sabres. Coming into the day over $20 million below the salary cap floor, Murray went on a mission to inject the youthful Sabres with veteran leaders. Starting with the...Show More Summary

Billy Ray Cyrus Dedicates ‘Some Gave All’ To Nevada Teacher, Marine Corps Veteran

Billy Ray Cyrus is best known these days as Miley Cyrus’ dad. To those of us who remember the ’90s, he was also known for his famous mullet and as the kind-of, sort-of country and western singer who got the whole country line dancing to arguably the worst song to come out of a musically

Millions of Soldiers and Veterans in Trouble

Despite the July 4 tributes, millions of US soldiers and veterans are in serious trouble. Twenty two veterans kill themselves every day according to the Veterans Administration. A study by the Los Angeles Times found veterans are more...Show More Summary

Wimbledon 2014: Day 12 Results, Highlights, Scores Recap from All England Club

In a matchup between the established veteran and young superstar, Petra Kvitova showed Eugenie Bouchard why Wimbledon is her favorite Grand Slam event by disposing of the 20-year-old in straight sets to capture her second title at the All England Club. More impressive than Kvitova's victory was the ease with which she managed it. Show More Summary

Previewing the 2014 Tour de France with Haimar Zubeldia, one of cycling's elder statesmen

If you haven't been following cycling much since the days of Lance, then you may not know Haimar Zubeldia. Now one of the sport's most veteran riders, the 37-year-old Spaniard should become your new favorite. Haimar Zubeldia has seen some things. Show More Summary

Veterans of Foreign Wars: 'Doing Good Things'

On previous Independence Days I have expressed my thoughts and feelings about the day's significance and meaning in different ways. The thoughts and feelings that are most consistently expressed on this celebration of our nation's independence...Show More Summary

Made in the USA: ThisLand.com celebrates American craftsmen

D an McCready was driving across Kentucky when it happened. The U.S. Marine Corps veteran looked at the countryside that November day and thought about America and what it produced — the workshops and artists and laborers that built things. Show More Summary

Angelina Jolie Is Crushed By The Death Of Unbroken Hero Louis Zamperini

Louis Zamperini, the war veteran, POW and Olympic athlete who will be the focus of a dramatic film later this year, died Thursday. He was 97 years old. Zamperini was a World War II soldier who made headlines after surviving 47 days on a raft following a devastating plane crash. Show More Summary

World War II hero and Olympian Louis Zamperini dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. He was 97.

Morning Reads — Thursday, July 3, 2014

On this day in 1930, Congress created the U.S. Veterans Administration. My, how far they’ve come. Peaches A waste of tax dollars at GPB with WRAB takeover. Georgian headed to testify in VA scandal hearings. Club for Growth hits Buddy Carter in GA-01. Slow news…year? Jimmy Carter You can’t come in here, Mr. Congressman. You don’t […]

What Went Wrong for the Detroit Red Wings in Free Agency?

July 1 was supposed to be the biggest day of the summer for Hockeytown and the Detroit Red Wings. After finally clearing the roster of aging veterans and underachievers, Detroit had close to $14 million in cap space when the clock struck high noon. They desperately wanted a right-handed shooting defenseman and made a push for the best available. Show More Summary

How to Help America's Vets and Heroes Right Now

Hey, tomorrow's the last day in the Veterans Charity Challenge 2 and we're raising money to help out folks who are risking their lives for us, and their families. We need your help. I figure, the least we can do is give back. These charities...Show More Summary

Angels acquire veteran reliever Rich Hill from Red Sox

The Angels made their second move in five days in an effort to bolster their bullpen, acquiring veteran left-hander Rich Hill from the Boston Red Sox organization for cash before Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox in U.S. Cellular Field.

Senators re-sign Milan Michalek to 3-year, $12 million contract

After trading away one veteran forward, the Ottawa Senators made sure to keep another one. Less than one hour into the free agent signing period and it was already a busy day for the Ottawa Senators. After trading veteran forward Jason...Show More Summary

Barbara Walters Describes Her Personal Idea of Hell (VIDEO)

Over the course of five decades, veteran journalist Barbara Walters has interviewed sitting presidents, world leaders, megawatt celebrities and the biggest newsmakers of the day. Nothing makes her sweat -– except one thing. "My ideaShow More Summary

50 VA WORKERS CLAIM RETALIATION FOR WHISTLE BLOWING

When Valerie Riviello, a nurse at a Veterans Affairs facility in New York, saw the clinic restrain a sexual assault survivor to a bed for seven consecutive hours, she released the woman. The next day, Ms. Riviello said, she was removed from her post as senior nurse manager and given a full-time desk job that prohibited her from […]

Something to prove: Brian Orakpo

We will be featuring a different Washington Redskins player each day on this list, staying away from rookies or some second-year players still finding their way. This will focus primarily on veterans at or near a career crossroads. Today:...Show More Summary

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