| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:38 AM
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,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:50 AM
The NFL has teamed up with the National Domestic Violence Hotline to provide “much-needed resources” to the organization in order to help women who have been abused.
A hotline spokesperson told ESPN.com that the commitment was a “...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:11 AM
While Penn State is dealing with several sexual assault allegations — on and off campus — from last weekend, a new report points to an overall decline in those incidents.
The university released the 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Responding to complaints that universities have fallen short in policing sexual assaults on their campuses, the White House announced a series of measures Tuesday intended to pressure college officials to step up efforts.
The Obama administration...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
What if Hillary Clinton doesn't seek the presidency in 2016?
Waiting patiently and noncommittally in the wings is Vice President Joe Biden. He might well be reluctant to take her on, considering the powerhouse she has become, with an army of...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Recently, two girls, aged 14 and 15, were gang-raped in the poverty-stricken Uttar Pradesh state of India. They were later found dead, hanging from the branches of a mango tree. In Pakistan late last month, family members of a pregnant woman beat her to...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:17 PM
On a summer evening in 1984, conservative columnist George Will attended a Bruce Springsteen concert, where he heard “Born in the U.S.A.,” Springsteen’s scathing critique of the Vietnam War. Will, who stuffed his ears with cotton balls...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Bravo to The Times editorial board for speaking truth to power on violence against women globally. It's nothing short of inexcusable that Congress has yet to pass the International Violence Against Women Act. ("Want to help protect women worldwide?...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON --That Hillary Clinton will seek the presidency in 2016 is now widely taken as a given. Certainly she has given every sign of it, short of saying "Yes." But what if she doesn't?
Waiting patiently and noncommittally in the wings is Vice...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:05 AM
In the wake of the TMZ video of Ray Rice slugging his now-wife in a casino elevator, the Baltimore Ravens terminating his contract and the NFL giving him an indefinite suspension were appropriate. Rice possibly losing his career will bring light to the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:41 AM
The NFL on Tuesday announced the hiring of Cynthia C. Hogan, a former White House official who worked with the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Violence Against Women Act, which became law 20 years ago.
Hogan, longtime counsel to Vice President Joe...