A connection has long been established between domestic violence and murder. But a new report by The Washington Post uncovers just how close that link is: nearly half of women who were murdered in the past decade were killed by…
The White House and the FBI have shared conflicting accounts on the timeline of the background investigation into former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, who lacked a permanent security clearance and faced allegations of domestic abuse. How was the…
By PBS NewsHour
Speechwriter David Sorensen resigned Friday after the White House learned of the allegations against him, spokesman Raj Shah confirmed. Shah says Sorensen denies the allegations.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, Rob Porter, the White House staff secretary, is resigning after his two ex-wives accused him of domestic abuse, including punching and choking. Also, reports of sexual assault doubled at West Point last year. Officials cite…
By PBS NewsHour
“Economic freedom doesn’t actually mean that much if you’re in a highly abusive situation,” said Elca Grobler of My Choices Foundation in India.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Obama administration asked the Supreme Court Tuesday to uphold a federal law aimed at people who have been convicted of repeated acts of domestic violence on Indian lands.
By John Carlos Frey, Stephen Fee
A 19-year-old domestic abuse victim from Honduras, profiled two weeks ago on PBS NewsHour Weekend, will receive another opportunity to seek refuge in the United States.
Floyd Mayweather, the winner of last Saturday’s professional boxing fight against Manny Pacquiao, has been involved in seven domestic abuse cases in the past 12 years. Perhaps due to the publicity around the event, domestic abuse prevention organizations reported an…
This Saturday, boxing’s pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather will take on his No. 1 competitor Manny Pacquiao for the first time in Las Vegas.
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