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Advocates Strive To Get Homeless Veterans Into Homes

More than 67,000 veterans are homeless on any given night in the U.S., but a national program that began in D.C. is working to get them off the streets.

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Chelsea Manning To Get Initial Treatment For Gender Re-Assignment

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is receiving initial treatments as part of her gender re-assignment being conducted while in prison.

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Lawmakers Look To Protect Whistleblowers After Veterans Affairs Scandal

Problems at Veterans Affairs could have been identified and resolved sooner, say Senate lawmakers, if there was a culture that encouraged whistleblowing from below.

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"Hazard Above": Drones and Public Safety

Unmanned aerial drones have transformed the way America wages war and collects intelligence abroad. Beginning next year, commercial drones are expected to expand rapidly within the United States. But what happens when a drone falls from...

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"Seriously Not All Right" by Ron Capps

Army veteran and former Foreign Service officer Ron Capps spent a decade chronicling atrocities in five war zones. We talk to Capps about his experience, the Veterans Writing Project he has founded to help others and the importance of reading writings about war.

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Women in Conflict Zones

Violence against women and personal security are just a couple of the challenges facing women in conflict zones. Kojo talks with women from Pakistan, Afghanistan and India. about their efforts to give voice to women who live in fear.

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Top-Down or Bottom-Up? Fixing a VA in Crisis

Kojo explores the fallout from the Veteran Affairs recordkeeping scandal, and finds out what fixes are realistic for this massive government bureaucracy.

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Decorated War Horse Celebrated On Memorial Day

Among those celebrated on Memorial Day was Sgt. Reckless, a horse that served during the Korean War.

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World War II Memorial Getting Tech, Interactivity Upgrades

Think you have seen all there is to see at the U.S. National World War II Memorial? New technology is being added to make the experience more interactive.

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U.S. Assistance to Nigeria

Seven weeks after militants kidnapped almost 300 girls in northern Nigeria, the Nigerian military says where they are. The U.S. is one of four countries providing military assistance, raising questions about Nigeria's human rights record. We get an update.

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