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5 Discounts Any City Offers

From discount dining to free admission to museums, here is a look at five discounts any city offers.


The hat of a former US Air Force veteran who served during the Cold War Berlin blockage. (credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cold War Veterans Looking For Recognition From Federal Government

The Cold War was a state of political and military tension from after World War II until the day the Soviet Union dissolved.


Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki re-enters the hearing room after testifying to the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee about wait times veterans face to get medical care on May 15, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

‘Black Eye’ Memorial Day: American Legion Says VA Scandal Sullied Holiday

The American Legion says the VA scandal is leaving a “black eye” for veterans as Memorial Day approaches.


The VA says nearly 80 percent of its senior executives got performance bonuses last year, despite widespread treatment delays and preventable deaths at VA hospitals and clinics. (Getty Images)

Marine: You’re Gonna Get Crushed By VA Bureaucracy

Military veterans tell CBS News they are not surprised by allegations of misconduct and treatment delays at VA hospitals.


The American Legion accuses Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki of poor leadership after learning veterans may have died while waiting for care at the VA Hospital in Phoenix. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

American Legion Calls On VA Secretary Shinseki To Resign

White House says President Obama “remains confident in Secretary Shinseki’s ability to lead the Department.”


People visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington on March 29, 2013 as the US marks the 40th anniversary of the withdrawal of its last combat troops from South Vietnam. Over 58,000 Americans lost their lives during the Vietnam war. (Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Debate Continues Over Cross-Shaped War Memorial In Md.

The American Legion is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a cross-shaped World War I memorial in Maryland.


Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., the longest-serving independent in congressional history, said he’s taking a serious look at a 2016 run for president, and brushed aside talk of Hillary Clinton as secondary to the real problems facing America’s middle class, including a growing gap in wealth inequality.   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Veterans Fight White House On ‘Especially Absurd’ Cuts To Disability Benefits

Veterans groups are rallying to fight any proposal to change disability payments as the federal government attempts to address its long-term debt problem. They say they’ve sacrificed already.