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Calling sexual assault in the military a "scourge" and a "profound betrayal of sacred oaths and sacred trusts," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told the graduating cadets at West Point on Saturday, "You must be the generation of leaders that stop it."
President Obama praised "all the men and women who have given their lives in service to this country we love" in his weekly address on Saturday, saying, "We are who we are today - a free and prosperous nation, the greatest in the world," because of their sacrifice.
Mourning the devastation wrought by this week's tornado in Oklahoma, Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., delivered the weekly Republican address on Saturday, declaring, "Oklahoma has been hit hard, but we're not knocked out."
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Budget cuts will take a toll on Memorial Day, July 4th events, organizers say; national parks face limited hours and reduced staff
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