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Entertainer and activist Jon Stewart speaks at a press conference on the PACT Act to benefit burn pit victims

Lawmakers Push For Expanded Health Care For Vets Exposed To Burn Pits

The Honoring Our Pact Act would open health care to millions of exposed vets and provide more disability benefits for conditions linked to the pits.

 | By Maritsa Georgiou

President Joe Biden visiting U.S. troops in Poland

President Biden Visits U.S. Troops In Poland, Brings Aid For Ukraine

Billions of dollars worth of high-tech military equipment will be delivered by road on secret routes to Ukrainian fighters repelling Putin's army.

 | By Jason Bellini

A common hypersonic glide body launching at a missile facility during an experiment

Ukraine War Is Backdrop In U.S. Push For Hypersonic Weapons

Hypersonic weapons are defined as anything traveling beyond Mach 5, or five times faster than the speed of sound.

 | By Associated Press

Members of the Navy and civilian water quality recovery experts walk through tunnels at the storage facility

Pentagon To Shut Down Leaking Fuel Tank Facility In Hawaii

The tanks, built into the side of a mountain during WWII to protect against enemy attack, had leaked into a drinking water well and contaminated it.

 | By Associated Press

A man rides a bicycle in front of an apartment building damaged by shelling in Mariupol, Ukraine

The War In Ukraine Is Triggering PTSD In Veterans

The news coverage can be especially hard for U.S. residents who left war torn countries like Syria, central America and Vietnam.

 | By Cat Sandoval

Then-U.S. Vice President Joe Biden talks with his son U.S. Army Capt. Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III

Biden Visits Texas To Push Health Care For Vets Exposed To Burn Pits

In last week's State of the Union address, the president raised the prospect of whether the chemicals from burn pits led to the death of his son Beau.

 | By Associated Pressand Maritsa Georgiou

Trash burn pit at military base in Afghanistan

House To Vote On Bill That Would Help Veterans Exposed To Burn Pits

The bill would expand health services and benefits for millions of veterans exposed to burn pits that were used to get rid of toxic waste.

 | By Associated Press

The U.S. Capitol

President Biden Banning Russia From U.S. Airspace Because Of Ukraine

The move follows similar action by Canada and the European Union in recent days.

 | By Associated Press

A Cadet listens during a commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.

Sexual Assault Reports Increase Sharply At U.S. Military Academies

Sexual assault reports at America's military academies jumped 25% between 2020 and 2021.

 | By Terace Garnierand Associated Press

Sec. of Defense Lloyd Austin

Secretary Of Defense Meets With Officials, U.S. Troops In Poland

The visit comes as spiking tensions in eastern Ukraine on Friday aggravated Western fears of a Russian invasion and a new war in Europe.

 | By Jason Belliniand Associated Press