The Department of Veterans Affairs is updating the way it determines eligibility for VA health care, a change that will result in more Veterans having access to the health care benefits they've earned and deserve.
I have been involved in politics and policy-making for over 50 years, and as you can imagine I hold strong feelings about reporters and the media. They're not what you might think, however.
Recently, a fictional conversation between a Chinese mother-in-law and a western mother-in-law has been widely discussed on China's internet. It is about whether a mother-in-law should live with her daughter-in-law or help raise a grandchild. It...
CLEMSON — Death Valley was rocking Saturday as Clemson celebrated its Spring Game in full swing. In front of an announced crowd of 37,000 fans, the Orange and White teams' offenses put on a show with White winning 35-24.
Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell recently took the extraordinary step of calling on governors to ignore Washington's Clean Power Plan, an EPA mandate to curb carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.
Twenty thousand soldiers who seek help each year at Army substance-abuse clinics encounter a program in such disarray that thousands who need treatment are turned away and more than two dozen others linked to poor care have spiraled into suicide, a...
The gaggle of workers in Montana's Carbon County hacking at the barely thawed ground in late December were on a mission: Secure Mud Springs Wind Ranch's eligibility for a green-energy incentive.
Recently, I've been seriously thinking about getting a pet. More specifically, I've been thinking about rescuing a dog.
Not long now until freedom — or temporary freedom, anyway.I'm just one month away from the end of my first year in graduate school. It's my first year out of a projected six, if I complete my PhD.
Out-of-state military veterans could come to South Carolina and immediately pay instate tuition at its colleges and universities, under legislation endorsed March 5 by a state Senate panel.
“A drizzling rain falls like tears on the Mourning.The mourner's heart is breaking on his way.Where can wine house be found to drown his sadness?A cowherd points to Almond Flower
Easter is a holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ three days after his crucifixion. It is a deeply spiritual day for observers, marking the end of Lent and considered by many biblical scholars as one of the holiest, if not the holiest,...
Here's something you might not know about Ferguson, Missouri: In this city of 21,000 people, 16,000 have outstanding arrest warrants. In fact, in 2013 alone, authorities issued 9,000 warrants for over 32,000 offenses.
The other day tragedy befell me. I forgot my iPod on my kitchen counter, and I was forced to listen to the radio while I ran errands. Eventually, I tuned in to the classic rock station, and because I listened for more than 30 minutes, I encountered a...
Only one in five veterans eligible for the Choice Card were offered the option to get private care outside the Veterans Affairs Department, according to a report released March 3 by Veterans of Foreign Wars.
First giving thanks to God for watching over me and allowing me to fulfill my duties and responsibilities as Sheriff of Fairfield County for 22 wonderful years.
Every day, in every area of our state, hardworking South Carolina taxpayers are being robbed. They are not held up at gunpoint, and their homes are not burglarized. But they are the victims of theft just the same.
I am an unreal woman, evidently. A fake, a fraud, an alien-woman of sorts. At least that's what I keep hearing and reading. Because evidently, real women have “curves,” “back fat,” “bass,” and...
Can you imagine that your parents arranged three or five or more blind dates for you in a week? That's what my friends who are still single experienced in their Chinese New Year holidays.
Few things sell ideas in American politics like a good farm story.Just ask Representative Dave Reichert. He held a hearing recently on the impact of the estate tax on farms and small businesses.
Officials estimate that the military's U.S. footprint is at least 25 percent bigger than it needs to be, given the force's shrinking personnel levels. Trimming infrastructure by just 5 percent, they say, could save about $2 billion...