Violence

Off Broadway's Season Shook Up Norms of Life and Theater

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Our co-chief theater critics discuss the plays and musicals that reflected and predicted an unstable world.
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Domestic violence is on the rise as more people are sheltering at home, but the true scope won't be known for some time

Domestic violence is on the rise as more people are sheltering at home, but the true scope won't be known for some time

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Domestic violence cases across the US and the globe are on the rise as the coronavirus pandemic forces abusers and their victims to shelter in place together. While many...
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Dramatic increase in domestic violence calls to Chicago police over the last 3 weeks

14 hours ago   |   ABC

"For victims, they're being asked to stay in the home with the very people who are trying to harm them. And that's dangerous and that's scary."
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Taliban warns peace deal with US ‘nears breaking point'

Taliban warns peace deal with US ‘nears breaking point'

19 hours ago   |   RT

The Taliban has said its peace deal with the United States was nearing a breaking point. The movement accused Washington of violations that included drone attacks on civilians...
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Floyd Mayweather Posts Message About Fatherhood After Daughter's Stabbing Arrest

Floyd Mayweather Posts Message About Fatherhood After Daughter's Stabbing Arrest

19 hours ago   |   News One

Floyd Mayweather took to Instagram early Monday morning to post a message about fatherhood in the midst of his daughter's daughter's weekend arrest for allegedly stabbing a...
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Two dead, several injured after three separate shooting incidents within hours in Trenton

19 hours ago   |   ABC

Officials said two people were killed and five were injured in three separate shooting incidents in Trenton on Sunday.
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UN chief urges end to domestic violence, citing global surge

UN chief urges end to domestic violence, citing global surge

20 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

UNITED NATIONS - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday night that there has been “a horrifying global surge in domestic violence” as fear of the coronavirus has...
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UN Chief Condemns 'Horrifying Global Surge' In Domestic Violence Amid Pandemic

UN Chief Condemns 'Horrifying Global Surge' In Domestic Violence Amid Pandemic

21 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post   |   2 articles

COVID-19 lockdowns are putting people with abusive partners at greater risk for domestic violence, Secretary-General António Guterres said.
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Pittsburgh-area comfort therapy dog nominated for national award

Pittsburgh-area comfort therapy dog nominated for national award

22 hours ago   |   WTAE

Penny provides comfort to women, children and families going through the court systems as victims of domestic violence and abuse and is nominated for the 2020 American Humane...
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U.N. Chief Urges Governments: ‘Prioritise Women's Safety' As Domestic Abuse Surges During Coronavirus Lockdowns

23 hours ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres wanted that ‘violence is not confined to the battlefield' as a number of countries have seen a surge in calls and online searches...
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Body of Robert F. Kennedy's Granddaughter Found After Maryland Canoeing Accident

Body of Robert F. Kennedy's Granddaughter Found After Maryland Canoeing Accident

The body of the daughter of former Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend was located in about 25 feet of water and recovered, authorities said Monday, and they will keep searching... Read more ...

President Trump and Joe Biden speak by phone about coronavirus outbreak

President Trump and Joe Biden speak by phone about coronavirus outbreak

The president said Biden offered suggestions on how to address the pandemic. Read more ...

Wisconsin supreme court rules gov can't postpone Tuesday's primary

Wisconsin supreme court rules gov can't postpone Tuesday's primary

Wisconsin's presidential primary will proceed on Tuesday - despite a last-ditch effort by the governor to postpone voting amid the coronavirus pandemic. The state Supreme Court... Read more ...

Rep. John Lewis endorses Joe Biden's presidential bid

Rep. John Lewis endorses Joe Biden's presidential bid

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British prime minister moved to intensive care after coronavirus symptoms worsen

British prime minister moved to intensive care after coronavirus symptoms worsen

One day after being hospitalized with coronavirus symptoms, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been taken to an intensive care unit after his condition worsened. Read more ...

WhatsApp limits message-forwarding worldwide after influx of fake news amid...

WhatsApp limits message-forwarding worldwide after influx of fake news amid Covid-19 pandemic

Online instant messaging service WhatsApp said it will limit its users' ability to forward messages, in a bid to curb the spread of fake news at the time of the global... Read more ...

Wisconsin governor orders delay of Tuesday's election due to coronavirus...

Wisconsin governor orders delay of Tuesday's election due to coronavirus; court challenge expected

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has issued an executive order to delay the state's scheduled Tuesday presidential primary election for two months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

UFC getting private island to hold weekly fights amid coronavirus crisis

UFC getting private island to hold weekly fights amid coronavirus crisis

If you didn't fully grasp just how desperate Dana White is to run UFC fights amid the coronavirus pandemic, you will now. Not only is UFC 249 set to happen on April 18, but... Read more ...

India lifted its ban on the export of hydroxychloroquine - Trump's unproven...

India lifted its ban on the export of hydroxychloroquine - Trump's unproven coronavirus 'cure' - hours after the president threatened 'retaliation' if it didn't do so

India has lifted its partial ban on the export of hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug that President Donald Trump has repeatedly touted as a coronavirus prevention and... Read more ...

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Moved to Intensive Care

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Moved to Intensive Care

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will step in for the prime minister while he is incapacitated, but it's not known how long Johnson's hospital stay will be. Read more ...