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  • Domestic violence common among same-sex partners: review

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Domestic violence occurs as much and possibly more among same-sex couples as among opposite-sex couples, according to a fresh look at past research. The study team can't say why domestic violence may be more common among...
  • What 'war on women'?

    Last Friday, the White House announced its "It's On Us" initiative aimed at combating sexual assaults on college campuses. I'm all in favor of combating sexual assault, but the first priority in combating a problem is understanding it. That's not the...
  • Records offer rare glimpse into Boston Marathon bombings inquiry

    Within 48 hours of the Boston Marathon bombings, federal law enforcement officials had chased down more than 1,400 leads in the frantic race to learn who killed three people and injured more than 260 others, according to law enforcement records obtained...
  • Utah man pleads guilty to hate crime for threatening interracial family

    (Reuters) - An elderly Utah man pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime charge on Tuesday for threatening to kill two white members of an interracial family if they did not make an African American relative leave their home, prosecutors said. Robert...
  • United settles discrimination claims

    United settles discrimination claims
    United Airlines' parent has agreed to pay $215,000 to resolve claims that Continental discriminated against its lawful permanent resident employees by demanding they fill out extra forms, the Justice Department said on Tuesday. United Continental Holdings...
  • State Public Safety Chief Deleted Parts Of Probe Report In Past Job In NYC, Newspaper Says

     State Public Safety Chief Deleted Parts Of Probe Report In Past Job In NYC, Newspaper Says
    The New York Times reported Sunday that, before becoming Connecticut's public safety commissioner early this year, Dora B. Schriro used her authority as New York City's commissioner of correction to order that critical comments about two key...
  • City Council members seek body cameras for police

    City Council members seek body cameras for police
    Two influential City Council members introduced legislation Monday that would require every Baltimore police officer to wear a body camera within a year — a move they argue would cut down on police brutality in the aftermath of several high-...
  • L.A. chosen for pilot program on dissuading militant recruits

    The Obama administration has chosen Los Angeles as one of three cities to launch pilot programs aimed at deterring U.S. citizens from traveling abroad to fight with militant groups and to prevent attacks by fighters returning from Syria and Iraq, a senior...
  • Former Newport man pleads guilty in mail fraud case

    A former Newport Beach man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to two counts of mail fraud for his role in running a fraudulent Internet company that raised nearly $13 million from investors in the late 1990s. James S. Eberhart, 73, has been in...
  • What 'war on women'?

    On Friday, the White House announced its “It's On Us” initiative aimed at combating sexual assaults on college campuses. I'm all in favor of combating sexual assault, but the first priority in combating a problem is understanding it. That'...
  • GM ignition deaths rise to 21

    The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches has risen to at least 21. As of Friday, GM victim fund chief Ken Feinberg had awarded settlements to 21 families of people who were killed because of the...