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By Amna Nawaz, Dan Sagalyn
Approximately 20,000 U.S. military members are sexually assaulted annually. But only 7,816 reported those cases, and only in 350 cases were perpetrators charged with a crime. President Joe Biden and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin created an independent commission to examine…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has the support of 66 senators for a bill that would have independent prosecutors handle felonies that call for more than a year in prison.
By Associated Press
The U.S. Defense Department on Tuesday embraced a major reform aimed at stamping out sexual assault in the military. Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III issued a statement saying he supported removing commanders from having any voice on whether service…
In our news wrap Thursday, thousands of sensitive documents were leaked online after a cyberattack on Washington, D.C. Police. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas came under fire over a historically high number of migrant children at the southern border.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
A watchdog report finds that a former Navy civilian auditor sexually harassed at least a dozen female employees for more than two decades as part of a pervasive pattern of misconduct and retaliation.
A independent report released in December detailed widespread systemic problems at Fort Hood, including a culture that allows sexual assault in its ranks.
A new independent report details widespread systemic problems at Fort Hood, Texas, including a culture that allows sexual assault in its ranks. It was ordered after the murder of U.S. Army Specialist Vanessa Guillén, and led to the removal or…
In our news wrap Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended Joe Biden -- the Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential nominee -- against an allegation of sexual assault. Pelosi, who has endorsed Biden, said she's satisfied with his response to the claim.
Earlier this year, Gen. John Hyten was nominated by President Trump to become the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. But he's been accused of sexual assault by one of his former assistants, Col. Kathryn Spletstoser, who…
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