The overall increase was fueled by a nearly 15-percent surge in sexual assault reports in the Marine Corps, according to officials familiar with the data.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
George Washington University announced Monday it was rescinding an honorary doctoral degree that was awarded to Bill Cosby in 1997, amid ongoing allegations of sexual assault against the comedian.
By Joshua Barajas
In Cologne, Germany, more than 100 young women were assaulted by crowds of men during New Year's celebrations. German authorities say they have identified 18 asylum seekers among the 31 suspects linked to the troubles, polarizing public opinion about that…
By PBS NewsHour
Federal law seeks to keep sexual assault victims from paying for forensic exams, but in some states they may have to cover tests and treatment for pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections.
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
By Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The Education Department on Thursday took the unprecedented step of releasing the names of the 55 colleges and universities currently facing a Title IX investigation over their handling of sexual abuse complaints. The release came two days after…
By News Desk
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has secured public support from nearly half the Senate, but not enough votes, for her proposal to give victims of rape and sexual assault in the military an independent route outside the chain of…
By Larisa Epatko
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said Tuesday that as the military is opening more roles to women, it is not waiting to combat the scourge of sexual assaults. "This is an enemy that must be defeated," he told PBS…
Top Brass Reject Overhauling Military Justice System to Reduce Sexual Assault…
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