A Vietnam veteran tells NPR he was recently informed by the Department of Veterans Affairs that it believed he was dead. The VA's records for tens of thousands of other people remain flawed; agency officials say they don't know in many cases whether people are dead or alive.
The White House is expected to release recommendations to Congress for a plan to close Guantanamo Bay and relocate its inmates somewhere in the U.S. Meanwhile, the expected failure of Congress to override President Obama's veto of this year's defense policy bill could create an opening for him to try to act unilaterally — though it would mean a major showdown.
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