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VA to restore benefits for LGBTQ vets who received other-than-honorable discharges: report

The Department of Veterans Affairs will unveil plans Monday to restore full benefits for LGBT service members who left the military with a classification other than honorable discharge due to their sexual orientation, according to a report.
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Andy Warhol’s $20M-plus portrait of Basquiat to go on view at Nets games
An Andy Warhol portrait of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat will be shown off by Christie's at two Nets home games.
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Anderson Cooper and Clarissa Ward on reporting in volatile areas
CNN's Clarissa ward discusses her new podcast and life reporting from war zones with Anderson Cooper. Watch Anderson Cooper Full Circle on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6pm E.T.
Dads spend time in Louisiana school to curb violence among students
After a violent week of fighting in school at Southwood High School, a group of dads decided to take matters into their own hands.
911 call reveals aftermath of fatal shooting on film set
Giants’ Darius Slayton expected to play vs. Panthers
At least one playmaker is on the verge of returning to the Giants.
McAuliffe shrugged off Northam blackface photo as 'dumb mistake 40 years ago' months after calling it racist
In a 2019 interview, Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe denied in a 2019 interview that current Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wore blackface in a college yearbook photo and shrugged it off as a dumb mistake.
Tucker Lutz pulled from Lando Vannata fight, Lutz vs. Pat Sabatini in the works
Pat Sabatini is going to need to keep these Tuckers straight.       Related StoriesTony Ferguson accuses 'fragile' McGregor of PED use; Conor replies to 'sad bastard' – with a death threatAlexander Hernandez vs. Renato Moicano added to UFC 271 in FebruaryConor McGregor issues warning ahead of UFC return: 'These clowns are f*cked when I get back'
Former DOJ official who pushed baseless election fraud claims expected to testify before January 6 committee
CNN's Ryan Nobles reports.
Kyrsten Sinema: in the thick of a budget fight
A profile of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, her beliefs and her roots, as she wields significant power over Biden's attempts to pass his agenda.
Pfizer says its smaller dose for kids is nearly 91% effective in preventing symptomatic Covid-19
CNN's Alexandra Field reports.
Millions quit their jobs due to pandemic burnout
More than 4 million Americans quit their jobs in August alone. The biggest reason: burnout. And rather than complain, thousands have decided to start their own companies. Mark Strassmann reports.
Hayden Christensen is returning to ‘Star Wars’ universe in new show
The actor portrays Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader in the "Star Wars" film series.
Buffalo’s Dem Socialist mayoral hopeful India Walton to debate incumbent Byron Brown
Socialist Buffalo mayoral candidate India Walton, who won the primary and four-term incumbent Byron Brown, who is running as a write-in — will debate.
Healthcare workers recount assaults by patients
Mother keeping daughter's memory alive
Police: Man attacks 11 y/o, hits 15 y/o in park
Police arrest woman after service dog stolen
Human remains found possibly connected to missing executive
Police officer fired after deadly shooting
Man charged with alleged sexual assault on baby
Authorities: Woman, son arrested in Wyoming
Student's glass pumpkin patch fundraiser a huge success
Special needs student attacked at bus stop
These California area codes will require 10-digit dialing starting Sunday
From Pasadena to Palo Alto, callers in nine California area codes will be required to use 10-digit dialing when making phone in order to comply with new federal .
Gov. Kathy Hochul hires de blasio’s ex- staffers for key posts
ALBANY — Although Mayor Bill de Blasio’s flirtation with running for governor is drawing laughs, Hizzoner is getting a consolation prize: his former aides are already running state government without him. Gov. Kathy Hochul appears to be hiring from a pretty select pool of candidates — people who previously worked for the outgoing mayor —...
Failing resources in one Michigan town leaves residents with no clean water
Residents of Benton Harbor, Michigan, have no clean water due to high levels of lead but are still expected to pay their water bill.
Universal pre-K in focus amid spending showdown
There are new signs that congressional Democrats may be nearing an agreement on President Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan. A key part of that plan is universal pre-kindergarten. A CBS News poll shows that two-thirds of Americans support it. Nancy Cordes has more.
US nearing a formal agreement to use Pakistan's airspace to carry out military operations in Afghanistan
The Biden administration has told lawmakers that the US is nearing a formalized agreement with Pakistan for use of its airspace to conduct military and intelligence operations in Afghanistan, according to three sources familiar with the details of a classified briefing with members of Congress that took place on Friday morning.
Drinks in the the sunset years: Why the Queen has to start skipping her favorite martini
Because of the natural changes the body goes through as we age and the slower way we metabolize alcohol as we get older, drinking can have serious health consequences in older adults, according to multiple reports.
ALCS: Yordan Alvarez Is Healthy and Thriving for Astros
The Houston Astros’ Yordan Alvarez grew up in Cuba believing he’d never need to learn English. His tape measure homers do his talking for him.
Paul Walker’s daughter Meadow gets married to actor Louis Thornton-Allan in beachside wedding
The 22-year-old model took to Instagram on Friday to share the exciting news that she tied the knot with actor Louis Thornton-Allan and shared photos from their apparent beachside wedding.
Biden now blames longshoremen, has trapped himself in a 'green' box as inflation spikes: 'The Five'
In his Baltimore town hall appearance, President Biden revealed himself to be unaware of basic economics, the panel on "The Five" discussed Friday.
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Bergman Island’ on VOD, a Deep Indie Drama in Which Vicky Krieps Finds Herself in the Voodoo of Ingmar Bergman’s Locations
You don't have to be a Bergman scholar to enjoy it, but it probably wouldn't hurt.
Illegal Border Crossings Soar to Record High, New Data Shows
The 1.7 million migrants encountered in the last 12 months was the highest number of illegal crossings recorded since at least 1960.
Don’t let Dems turn America into a Europen-style, cradle-to-grave welfare state
The $3.5 trillion bill that Biden and Democrats are now attempting to cram through Congress via reconciliation is meant to create a European-style, cradle-to-grave welfare state.
Plane that crashed in Houston had not flown in 10 months
A private jet that ran off a runway and crashed through a fence before bursting into flames at a Texas airport had not been flown since December
Police officer promises to make teen's life a 'living f****** hell'
An Aurora police officer is on administrative leave after being reported for misconduct by another officer for yelling and cursing at a teenage girl during a traffic stop.
Handpicked Incoming GOP NC Lawmaker Claims He Was at Jan 6. Riot
The incoming state legislator was chosen to fill a seat left vacant in early October when a former Gaston County lawmaker died.
The race for governor in Virginia shows just how far out-of-touch Democrats are
As the Nov. 2 ballot’s highest-profile contest, the battle for Virginia’s governorship has become a referendum on the Big Government approach of the out-of-touch, Democrat Left.
Supreme Court to hear Texas abortion law challenges
The Supreme Court has agreed to fast-track challenges to the new abortion law in Texas. The justices will hear arguments November 1. But for now, the Texas law remains in effect. Ed O’Keefe has the details.
Biden calls Macron, dispatches Kamala Harris to Paris to mend AUKUS rift
President Biden spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday in a bid to resolve a bitter diplomatic break and said he’s sending Vice President Kamala Harris to Paris to resolve any hard feelings. Macron recalled the French ambassador to Washington last month after Biden stunned America’s oldest ally by announcing a nuclear submarine pact...
Here's Why Films Use Real Guns as Props on Set
Safety protocols for firearms on set are well established and straight forward, and injuries of any kind are rare.
Officer opens fire after being dragged by car, D.C. police said
Incident occurred late Friday on Kennedy Street NW
Alec Baldwin fatally shoots crew member with prop gun
Actor Alec Baldwin, who fired a prop gun that killed a cinematographer and injured a director on a movie set in New Mexico, called the incident a “tragic accident” and said his heart is broken. Omar Villafranca has the latest.
Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver 'wholly shocked' by allegations of racism, sexism
The Suns released a statement in reaction to a tweet saying a story is coming out accusing Robert Sarver of "racism, sexism and sexual harassment."