Number of US military vets who die waiting for benefits claims skyrockets

The Veterans Administration's inability to get it together to pay benefits to veterans before they die is increasingly common, according to data obtained by the Center for Investigative Reporting. "The data reveals, for the first time, that long wait times are contributing to tens of thousands of veterans being approved for disability benefits and pensions only after it is too late for the money to help them." More at The Daily Beast.