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Navy to name ship honoring Cesar Chavez

The U.S. Navy is expected to name a new military cargo ship after labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez this week in San Diego, California. But the news has sparked controversy from both those that support and oppose it.

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Chase forced to pay back military families over foreclosures

Chase and several other banks, including Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, in addition to overcharging, forced military families out of their homes during the financial meltdown.

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Over 75,000 veterans are homeless, VA report says

More than 75,000 veterans were homeless on a single night in January 2009, and more than 130,000 veterans spent at least one night in a homeless shelter that year, a new government report says.

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Republicans "pledge" to slash veterans benefits

Republican Party leaders vowed in their "pledge to America" that, if they take power, they will slash veterans benefits because they are not "paid for."

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Iraq/Afghanistan vets give support to Islamic center

Veterans call Islamic center near Ground Zero "about as pro-America as one can get."

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Immigrant vets face deportation

Up to 1,000 foreign born veterans, permanent residents, but not yet citizens are sitting in 350 detention centers across the country awaiting deportation.

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