Veterans

February 19, 2019 - 5:44 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A state senator says legalizing marijuana for medicinal use in South Carolina would empower doctors to better serve their patients. Medical professionals, military veterans and other medical marijuana advocates met at Tuesday at the statehouse to support lawmakers' efforts to...
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February 19, 2019 - 1:42 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and members of the General Assembly are supporting legislation to elevate the Department of Veteran Affairs to a cabinet level position. A bipartisan group of legislators and veterans from various branches of the military held a news...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016 file photo, Indian army soldiers patrol near the Line of Control in Nowshera sector, about 90 kilometers from Jammu, India. As India considers its response to the suicide car bombing of a paramilitary convoy in Kashmir that killed dozens of soldiers on Feb. 14, 2019, a retired military commander who oversaw a much-lauded military strike against neighboring Pakistan in 2016 has urged caution. (AP Photo/Channi Anand, File)
February 16, 2019 - 7:29 pm
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — As India considers its response to the suicide car bombing of a paramilitary convoy in the disputed region of Kashmir that killed dozens of soldiers, a retired military commander who oversaw a much-lauded military strike against neighboring Pakistan in 2016 has urged caution...
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February 09, 2019 - 4:01 pm
BATESBURG-LEESVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Nearly 73 years after a racially fueled beating at the hands of a white police chief left a black WWII veteran blind, a South Carolina town is honoring his memory. Distinguished guests and members of Sgt. Isaac Woodard's family gathered Saturday for a private...
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February 02, 2019 - 10:04 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has appointed his former doctor to be his assistant and chief medical adviser. Saturday's announcement by the White House follows Trump's decision to re-nominate Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson for a second star due to inaction by the previous Congress...
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January 31, 2019 - 3:34 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — What started as an online fundraiser to provide President Donald Trump with donations for his southern border wall has morphed into a foundation whose members vow to build a wall themselves. The "We The People Will Build the Wall" campaign surpassed $20 million since it was created...
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Kevin Smith arrives at Excelsior! A Celebration of the Amazing, Fantastic, Incredible & Uncanny Life of Stan Lee on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
January 31, 2019 - 7:13 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Army bugler played a mournful "Taps" at a Hollywood memorial for Stan Lee, and military bagpipers sent a solemn "Amazing Grace" into the air. Standing respectfully around them was another group in its own impeccable uniforms: Lee fans dressed as Black Panther, Wolverine and...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2017 file photo, Stan Lee arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at the TCL Chinese Theatre. For comics lovers, Lee was as much a superhero as the characters he helped create. Those fans, along with Lee's friends and colleagues, will get to pay their final respects at a Hollywood memorial Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, for the Marvel Comics mastermind who helped bring the world Spider-Man, Black Panther and The Incredible Hulk. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 31, 2019 - 1:43 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a public memorial for Marvel Comics' Stan Lee (all times local): 10:30 p.m. At a Hollywood memorial, Stan Lee was called a mythmaker and a dream dad. He was compared to the pope, Jesus and the burning sun. This was no night to hold back for the friends, co-creators...
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January 25, 2019 - 3:46 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A U.S. Navy veteran detained in Iran in July is being held in connection to a "private complaint," the semi-official Mehr news agency reported Friday. Michael White, 46, has been held since July, and is the first known American to have been detained in Iran since Donald Trump...
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In this Jan. 7, 2019 photo, The Supreme Court is seen in Washington,. The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue. The high court on Tuesday reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans. The high court for now declined to take up cases about the plan. The cases will continue to move through lower courts. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 23, 2019 - 12:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue. The high court split 5-4 on Tuesday in issuing orders allowing the plan to take effect for now...
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