Want to catch up with the news quickly? Here are the top stories from Friday, December 1, 2023.
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1. The U.S. Coast Guard has long covered up racism, hazing, and sexual assault
US Coast Guard leaders have concealed a critical report that exposed racism, hazing, discrimination, and sexual assault for over a decade, according to the recently obtained 2015 “Culture of Respect” report.
The Coast Guard continued to keep the report hidden from the public for over eight years, even though it had been asked to release it long before details of a similar report, 2019’s “Operation Fouled Anchor,” revealed the agency’s coverup of sexual assaults over the summer.
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2. Aid workers warn temporary truce wasn’t enough time to help Gazans
The humanitarian crisis in Gaza has been exacerbated by Israel resuming bombings in the Strip after their temporary truce with Hamas expired today. Aid organizations are warning that they were not allowed to deliver nearly enough resources to meet civilians’ basic needs.
Hamas’ Oct. 7 attacks on Israel claimed 1,200 lives. Israel’s brutal retaliation has killed over 15,000 Palestinians so…