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  • WASHINGTON, May 1- Sexual assault in the U.S. military has fallen, according to a Pentagon report released on Monday, even though the number of incidents reported by service members hit a record high in 2016.. Service members reported 6,172 cases of sexual assault compared with 6,082 last year, the U.S. Department of Defense said in the annual report.

  • WASHINGTON, May 1- The U.S. military received a record number of sexual assault reports in 2016, the Pentagon said on Monday, calling it a sign of service members' trust in the system. The U.S. military has opened an inquiry and senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill have denounced the violations. "We see the increase in rates of reporting as an indicator of a continued trust...

  • WASHINGTON, April 6- In a last-ditch effort, five U.S. Senate Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to veto a resolution that would repeal a Labor Department rule designed to help cities launch retirement savings plans for low-income private-sector workers by exempting such programs from strict federal pension protection laws.

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    Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called the ban "appalling," adding that it hurts innocent people, NBC News reports.

  • Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Oprah Winfrey

    Here is The Hill's initial ranking of top Democratic presidential contenders for 2020.

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    Women are starting up small businesses at twice the pace of men. Here's why they need our help, says Senator Jeanne Shaheen.

  • *New York mayor says 30,000 to 40,000 need housing. NEW YORK, Nov 4- With freezing temperatures forecast, tens of thousands of people hit by superstorm Sandy need temporary housing, New York officials said on Sunday, but it was not immediately clear where they could all be sheltered.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- With freezing temperatures forecast, tens of thousands of people hit by superstorm Sandy need temporary housing, New York officials said on Sunday, but it was not immediately clear where they could all be sheltered. But nearly 1 million people in New Jersey and almost 730,000 in New York state are still without power, authorities said.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 1- The federal government will cover 100 percent of emergency power and public transportation costs through Nov. 9 for the areas of New York and New Jersey that were hit hard by superstorm Sandy, officials said on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 1- The federal government will cover 100 percent of emergency power and public transportation costs through Nov. 9 for the areas of New York and New Jersey that were hit hard by superstorm Sandy, according to the U.S. senators of the two states.