veterans

November 11, 2019 - 8:29 am
A historic moment will mark the New York City Veterans Day Parade as it celebrates its 100th year. President Donald Trump will become the first sitting U.S. president to attend the red, white and blue affair on Monday. It's been a common courtesy over the past century to invite the commander-in-...
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November 11, 2019 - 6:20 am
(KYW Newsradio) — Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a Vietnam War veteran in Norristown on Sunday evening. The family of the victim, 67-year-old Samuel Jackson, is asking the person behind the wheel of the car that hit him to go the cops. "This is our brother. He did...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House about his judicial appointments, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Associated Press
November 06, 2019 - 6:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will speak at the opening ceremony of the New York City Veterans Day Parade next week as he returns to a city he no longer calls home, organizers and the White House announced Wednesday. United War Veterans Council Chairman Douglas McGowan said Trump will...
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November 06, 2019 - 6:15 am
(1010 WINS) -- President Donald Trump will offer a tribute to the men and women who have served the country during this year's Centennial New York City Veterans Day Parade opening ceremony, according to an announcement made Wednesday by the White House. On Monday, Trump will address the 100th...
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November 06, 2019 - 5:50 am
Veterans Day is on Nov. 11! Here is a listing of some of the great discounts and deals offered to veterans and active duty service members on Veterans Day to thank them for their great service. Free Food Applebee’s | Free meal for active duty and veterans on November 11, 2019. BJ's Restaurant...
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Julia LeDoux
October 07, 2019 - 3:28 pm
( Connecting Vets ) -- World War II veteran James South had a simple wish for his 100th birthday on Oct. 7. He wanted 100 cards and put out a plea on Facebook asking for the greetings. What he got was nearly 100,000 cards , according to the VA North Texas Health Care System. South, a World War II...
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People pray a makeshift memorial for victims of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 05, 2019 - 6:34 pm
Nearly 1,600 miles (2,575 kilometers) apart, the cities of El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, have been united in grief and pain by a pair of shootings that left more 30 people dead. In the Texas border town, a shooter who opened fire at a Walmart store left 22 people dead and some two dozen injured...
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August 05, 2019 - 1:30 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Cobie Smulders is drawing on her experience as a cancer survivor for her role in ABC's "Stumptown." The 37-year-old actress has been in remission since being diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2007, when she was starring in "How I Met Your Mother." She had multiple...
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In this Saturday, July 27, 2019 photo, retired nurse Tim Thomas, who assisted in a surgery in the parking lot of Watsonville Community Hospital after the facility lost power following the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, poses during his visit to Lodi, Calif. California hospitals are asking lawmakers to scale back earthquake standards because they cost too much and might not be needed. Talk of scaling back the standards upsets Thomas, who was thrown to the floor during the earthquake. "To not make provisions to have the hospitals keep pace with the rest of the infrastructure doesn't make any sense to me" says Thomas. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
August 04, 2019 - 10:43 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California hospital spent $72 million on a building designed to do two things after an earthquake: stay standing and stay open. But when a pair of strong earthquakes struck the region last month, the hospital couldn't use it. Structurally, the building was OK...
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