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The Department of Veterans Affairs blocked the University of Phoenix and Perdoceo Education Corp. from enrolling GI Bill students after the Federal Trade Commission laid enormous penalties on them for deceptive advertising. Alastair Pike/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Clears For-Profit Colleges To Register Veterans Again

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Female Marine Corps recruits train at the United States Marine Corps recruit depot June 21, 2004, in Parris Island, South Carolina. Some House Democrats and many veterans want the service of women and of all vets to be recognized in an updated motto for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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The NYPD says officer David Afanador was arrested Thursday on charges of strangulation and attempted strangulation over the incident last weekend on the Rockaway Beach boardwalk. NYPD via AP hide caption

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Protesters are arrested by NYPD officers for violating curfew beside the iconic Plaza Hotel on 59th Street, Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in the Manhattan borough of New York. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, signs into law a sweeping package of police accountability measures on Friday that received new backing following protests of George Floyd's killing. Kevin P. Coughlin//AP hide caption

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What Veterans Think About Sending Active-Duty Troops To Police Protests

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The Washington Monument and the dome of the U.S. Capitol Building are visible behind the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va., on Memorial Day. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Memorial Day Honor Flights Canceled Because Of Coronavirus Crisis

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Rob Grier says if he weren't taking care of him, his dad, Robert Grier Sr., would probably need to be in a nursing home. Courtesy of Rob Grier hide caption

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COVID-19 Hits Veterans Homes, VA Says New Home-Care Program Still Months Off.

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VA Says It's Getting More Masks For Staff; Workers Say They're Still Unsafe

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VA Head Pledges To Provide Health Care Backstop, Responds To Lack Of Gear Claims

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Admiral Brett Giroir, M.D., assistant secretary for health in the U.S. Public Health Service, speaks during one of the daily briefings on COVID-19 last week. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Public Health Service Poised To Create A Ready Reserve To Fight The Coronavirus

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