Vietnam War veteran Steve Lowery of Las Vegas has the scars, the medals and his Marine Corps medical records to prove he was wounded when his 12-man reconnaissance team was attacked on March 5, 1969. Then he ran into the Reno VA benefits office, which refused his benefits claim.
A combination of record high temperatures and sparse rainfall during California’s three-year drought has produced the worst conditions in 1,200 years, according to a study accepted for publication by the American Geophysical Union.
“I also offer my thoughts and prayers to the family of a non-U.S. citizen hostage who was also murdered by these terrorists during the rescue operation,” the statement read. “Their despair and sorrow at this time are beyond words.”
Judy Huth, the woman who is accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault when she was a minor, met with Los Angeles police detectives on Friday along with attorney Gloria Allred.
Pakistani soldiers killed a top al-Qaida operative Saturday who was indicted in the U.S. for his alleged involvement in a plot to bomb New York’s subway system, the military said in a statement.