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  • Special Report: U.S. visa program for crime victims is hit-or-miss prospect

    (Reuters) - It was the week of Chinese New Year, and Jian Zhen Huang was climbing her sister's doorstep in Brooklyn with cups and other supplies for the celebration inside. Suddenly, a young man grabbed her, punched her in the face several times, knocked her down to the pavement and stole her phone.
  • HBO stays on the case of intimate violence after others move on

    HBO stays on the case of intimate violence after others move on
    Where has all the media concern for victims of domestic violence gone? That's what I was thinking last week as I looked at TV lineups in vain for featured reports, stories or episodes of series about domestic abuse. And then I found the HBO documentary,...

    How one vulnerable Republican responds to the 'war on women'�

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. It took Republican Rep. Cynthia Lummis 16 hours to travel from western Wyoming last Friday to the Florida Panhandle to campaign for her embattled colleague, Rep. Steve Southerland II. Like other women in her conference, she is...

    Biden honors anniversary of law to protect women

    WASHINGTON In the wake of Ray Rice's release this week from the Baltimore Ravens and suspension from the National Football League, Vice President Joe Biden addressed the ongoing conversation about ending domestic violence at a commemoration Tuesday of the...

    Fighting the 'Red Zone'

    Fighting the 'Red Zone'
    Barely one month into the new school year, six Southern Illinois University students are facing allegations that they were involved in two reported sexual assaults on the Carbondale school’s campus this month. The reports underscore a troubling...