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Veterans Affairs under fire for delayed GI Bill payments for veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday it's trying to speed up benefits payments to thousands of veterans who are struggling to cover their education and housing bills. The delays are being blamed on IT issues. CBS News national correspondent Chip Reid reports.

U.S. slaps sanctions on Saudis accused of taking part in death of journalist

The U.S. slapped economic sanctions on 17 Saudis accused of taking part in the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. A Saudi prosecutor said he will seek the death penalty against five suspects. CBS News foreign correspondent Holly Williams reports from Riyadh.

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