Agent Orange

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U.S. to Pay Millions For Agent Orange Claims

Ending years of wait, the government agreed Thursday to provide disability benefits to as many as 2,100 Air Force reservists and active-duty forces exposed to Agent Orange residue on airplanes used in the Vietnam War.

06/18/2015

A corn cob lays on the ground following a harvest. (Photo Credit: Volker Hartmann/AFP/Getty Images)

Door Opens for Sale of Seeds Engineered to Resist 2,4-D

The USDA has opened the door to the sales of corn and soybean seeds genetically engineered to resist the weed killer known as an ingredient in Agent Orange.

01/03/2014

President Barack Obama holds a press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 9, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Address Convention Of Disabled Veterans

President Barack Obama will cite progress in reducing the backlog of disability claims when he addresses a gathering of disabled veterans on Saturday.

08/10/2013