The numbers are stark: More than 3,000 members of the military report being sexually assaulted every year, while the Department of Defense estimates that another 16,000 attacks go unreported. And according to many victims, the trauma doesn't end there. Investigations are handled within the military's "chain of command," at the discretion of officers who may not want to report wrongdoing in their own ranks. A new documentary gives voice to the women--and men--fighting to change military culture and its handling of sexual assault claims.
Amazon has received a fair amount of bad press lately over its long-running dispute with the Hachette publishing house. So Monday's announcement of a deal with Simon & Schuster took some industry watchers by surprise.
If Democrats have a chance of hanging onto Senate seats in southern states, they need to do well with African American voters. But for President Obama, that creates a difficult balance between turning out the base and energizing GOP voters who don't like him.
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