• Monday, August 31, 2015

    Thai prime minister says main suspect in deadly Bangkok bombing has been arrested near border

    Updated: 4:00 am

  • In this photo taken July 20, 2015, Chinese veteran Sun Yibai, 97, pausea during an interview at this home in Beijing. Veterans such as Sun have long found themselves on the wrong side of the Communist historical narrative. Their service with the Nationalists led to imprisonment, persecution and often death in the years after the 1949 communist revolution. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    China gives little credit, or help, to Nationalist WWII vets

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese veteran Sun Yibai doesn’t have much time for the Communist Party’s claim to have led China to victory against Japan in World War II.

  • VA health officials say New Mexico patients wait times down

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Wait times for medical appointments and disability claims have improved for New Mexico veterans, according to the heads of agencies that provide health care and disability benefits.

  • In this Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 photo, WWII veteran Francis "Dick" Varone poses with a portrait of himself that was taken in a Mechanicville tavern during the war, at the Mechanicville Public Library in Mechanicville, N.Y. Seventy years after the war officially ended with Japan’s surrender on Sept. 2, 1945, Siciliano’s Restaurant in Mechanicville is long gone, but the black-and-white portraits endure. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    New York town’s large collection of WWII vet photos endures

    MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A collection of hundreds of pictures of servicemen and women is the lasting legacy of a tavern owner in upstate New York.