Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
GOP Senate Candidate Says Military Service Is Inherently Conservative
Republican Kevin Nicholson also said defending the Constitution is a "conservative value."
VA Hospital Apologizes After Photos Of Filthy Room Go Viral
Army veteran Christopher Wilson, who was there for treatment, said the staff didn’t even acknowledge the mess.
Veteran Receives First Penis And Scrotum Transplant
25 Johns Hopkins surgeons and staff worked for 14 hours to transplant a penis and scrotum to an Afghanistan war veteran maimed by an I.E.D.
Senator Tammy Duckworth Gives Birth
Senator Tammy Duckworth announced the arrival of a baby girl, making her the first senator to give birth while in office.
Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images
Daniel Akaka, First Native Hawaiian In Senate, Dies At 93
The former senator was an advocate for veterans and Native Hawaiians.
Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Veterans Groups Worry VA Chief’s Ouster Sets The Stage For Privatization
“It’s a victory for the guys who don’t care about veterans,” said one veterans advocate.
Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images
Tammy Duckworth Rebukes Red State Blog For Saying 'She Doesn't Have A Leg To Stand On'
Don't mess with Duckworth.
Veterans Stand For Gun Reform
These veterans say their own experiences are driving them to call for a ban on military-style assault rifles.
4 Dead As Hostage Standoff Ends At California Veterans Home
Three female employees and the gunman were all found dead after the daylong siege.
Senator Duckworth Announces Pregnancy
Senator Tammy Duckworth announced she’s pregnant, making her the first sitting senator to give birth while in office.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Sasiistock via Getty Images
For Year End Charitable Giving — Some Favorites
Consumer advocate, lawyer and author
Here are some of my favorite, frugal, effective non-profit citizen action organizations that you may wish to favor with your
Karen Pulfer Focht / Reuters
Memphis Removes Confederate Statues From Park After Private Sale
A statue of Confederate general and KKK leader Nathan Bedford Forrest came down first on Wednesday, just hours after the sale ordinance was signed.
Another Trumpism For The History Books: Pearl Harbor Was 'A Pretty Wild Scene'
But the veterans "gave it to 'em pretty good," the president says on anniversary of the 1941 attack.
Facing Backlash, VA Reverses Cuts To Program Helping Homeless Vets: Report
The VA had planned to slash funding for a program that has helped thousands of veterans escape homelessness.
Woman Raises Over $300,000 For Homeless Man Who Gave Her His Last $20
“Truly believe that all Johnny needs is one little break."
Let's Fight To Stop The Garnishment Of Social Security Benefits These Holidays
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva
As Thanksgiving rolls around this year marking the beginning of the holiday season, we are able to pause and reflect on all
Katarzyna Bialasiewicz via Getty Images
Vet Who Sought VA Help Was Told To Come Back In 3 Months. He Killed Himself Instead.
Charles Ingram III set himself on fire in front of a VA clinic last year.
Bridgepoint SEC Filing Raises Questions About Continued Federal Funding
Attorney, advocate, writer at RepublicReport.org
A filing Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission by troubled Bridgepoint Education raises questions about the
Courtesy of Go For Broke National Education Center
Most Decorated Unit In U.S. History Fought For A Country That Didn't Accept Them
The 442nd Regimental Combat Team was made up of Japanese-Americans, many of whom served when their families were imprisoned behind barbed wire.
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
FROM OUR PARTNERS
Sleep & Wellness
What's Working: Purpose + Profit
The Power of Humanity
Difference Maker 100
Expert analysis and commentary to make sense of today's biggest stories.
Sign up here to have the best stories delivered straight to your inbox.
First-person essays, features, interviews and Q&As about life today.
Get breaking news alerts
Download our app
Go to mobile site