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A major overhaul of Veterans Affairs is making it easier for veterans who are sick from exposure to burn pit smoke and other toxins to get treatment. In the past, veterans had to prove their sicknesses were connected to their…
By Amna Nawaz, Dan Sagalyn
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is lowering its estimate of the number of people it believes have faced retaliation for making claims of sexual assault, arguing that what might sometimes feel like revenge may actually be an attempt to help.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Cpl. Aaron C. Masa befriended a fellow Marine during field training in North Carolina. But behind his buddy’s back, Masa sexually abused his 3-year-old stepdaughter and took sexually explicit photos of her and the Marine’s baby girl. A…
By Richard Lardner, Eileen Sullivan and Meghan Hoyer, Associated Press
Even though a bill changing the way the military would handle sexual assault cases failed in the Senate, it showed a lack of confidence in the military to solve the problem, as the president directed, said Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen.
By Larisa Epatko
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, the Senate blocked a bipartisan bill that would have removed commanders from making decisions about prosecuting sexual assault cases. Meanwhile, at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, the most senior military member ever to face trial…
News Wrap: Iranians Head to the Polls to Choose New President…
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