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Pentagon accused of withholding sex-crimes information

A U.S. senator Monday released a scathing critique that asserts the Pentagon has refused to provide her information about sexual assaults at several major bases. "I don't think the military is being honest about the problem," Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, said in an interview.

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Poverty edging into 2016 presidential race amid city unrest

In a presidential campaign where candidates are jockeying to be champions of the middle class and asking wealthy people for money, the problems facing the poor are inching into the debate.

Israeli president says Ethiopian protest exposes ‘wound’

Israel’s ceremonial president said Monday that an outbreak of violent protests by Ethiopian Jews has 'exposed an open, bleeding wound in the heart of Israeli society' and that the country must respond to their grievances.

Why D.C. is seeing a boom in international cuisines

Why, in such an international city, is D.C. just now seeing a boom in formerly underrepresented cuisines?

Redskins NFL Draft report card

How did Washington fare in the 2015 NFL Draft? WTOP Redskins beat reporter George Wallace breaks down the picks.

'Breaking Bad,' 'Better Call Saul' star plays real-life monster

Actor Raymond Cruz tells WTOP's entertainment editor, Jason Fraley, what it was like to play Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro.

In Congress, income inequality fact of life for food servers

Many of the Capitol’s food servers earn less than $11 an hour. Some make nothing when Congress is in recess. House and Senate members collect their $174,000 salaries whether they're making laws, taking a break or causing a partial shutdown.

2015 Service to America Medal finalists announced

Out of nearly 500 entries, the Partnership for Public Service has selected 30 finalists for the 2015 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals.

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