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Military sexual assault changes fall short in Senate

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has secured public support from nearly half the Senate, but not enough votes, for her proposal to give victims of rape...

General who deep-sixed sex assault conviction retiring

The first woman from the U.S. military to go into space has decided to retire after her promotion to a top Space Command job...

Anger erupts over another military sexual abuse scandal

Lawmakers say they're outraged that for the second time this month a member of the armed forces assigned to help prevent sexual assaults in...

Most military sexual assaults not reported

They are young, often low-ranking service members out on the weekend in the late night and early morning hours. Sometimes they've been drinking. Often...

Angered lawmakers demand change in flawed military justice system

Outrage over an Air Force officer's decision to overturn a jury's guilty verdict in a sexual assault case has Republicans and Democrats joining forces...

Cops have suspect in ricin mailing to Senator

Police have a suspect in mind as they investigate a letter mailed to Sen. Roger Wicker that tested positive for poisonous ricin, a Senate...

Congress will be a problem for Obama or Romney

No matter who is elected president, he's likely to find that the next Congress will remain what the current one has been for President...

Can Todd Akin rebuild his Senate campaign after rape remark?

Written off by many in his own party a mere month ago, Republican Rep. Todd Akin has been slowly rebuilding his Senate campaign after...

Akin mess keeps Republicans in chaos

For Republicans, it could be another lost week in their effort to keep November's election focused on President Barack Obama's handling of the weak...

Todd Akin on leaving Senate race: Hell no, he won’t go

Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) Tuesday ignored mounting pressure from his own party to drop out of the Senate race against incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill. A...