FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2017, file photo, a memorial for the victims of the shooting at Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church, including 26 white chairs each painted with a cross and and rose, is displayed in the church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Republican leaders in gun-friendly Texas are stamping down the prospects of 'red flag' laws that would let enforcement seize some firearms from people who are deemed dangerous to themselves or others. Gun control advocates hoped for an opening after mass shootings at the church and high school within 6 months of each other. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

New report highlights Air Force mistakes in mass shooter’s background check

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department’s Inspector General says the Air Force missed certain steps that could have prevented last year’s mass…

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FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. The Senate has approved legislation that would extend a program aimed at widening veterans' access to private-sector health care.
The bill passed by voice vote. It would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue operating its Choice program until its money runs out, expected early in 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Fix for Veterans Choice shortfall fails in the House with little funds left

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Touting 2 years of progress, McDonald hopes Trump will continue VA transformation

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Bob Wallace, Executive Director, Veterans of Foreign Wars

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VA needs to tighten oversight of G.I. Bill

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