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Trump’s Pentagon pick is out after reports detailed brutal domestic violence incidents involving his ex-wife

Acting Secretary of Defense Pat Shanahan is calling it quits as his family's troubled past has come back to haunt him.
XXXTentacion is the stage name of Jahseh Onfroy.

XXXTentacion was nominated for 10 Billboard Music Awards, and people are split over whether he deserves to be honored

The finalists for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards were announced Thursday morning. We broke down how those nominations are determined.
Camilla Luddington plays Jo Wilson, a survivor of domestic abuse, in "Grey's Anatomy."

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ had an emotional episode about sexual violence and fans are praising it for its accuracy

"Grey's Anatomy's" recent episode, titled "Silent All These Years" had a powerful message about consent and was, perhaps, its most moving episode yet.

A decade-long study found that only 6 countries have equal rights for women and men — and the US isn’t one of them

Six European nations have achieved equal rights for women and men, according to The World Bank.
Ty'rell Pounds, left, and Skylar Williams, right, were found dead after a police chase in Kentucky on Monday.

An Ohio State University student and the suspect in her disappearance are dead after a car chase in Kentucky that ended with gunfire

Skylar Williams, 20, was reported kidnapped from Mansfield, Ohio on Monday. She was killed along with the suspect in her abduction that afternoon.
Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa

Republican Sen. Joni Ernst says her husband abused her and she was raped in college

Republican Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa said she was raped in college and physically abused by her ex-husband of 26 years.
Ray Rice's suspension for domestic violence marked a turning point in the NFL.

Americans are ready to make an example out of Kareem Hunt

After video showed Kareem Hunt assaulting a woman in a dispute, nearly 3 in 10 Americans in a new poll said Hunt should never play another NFL down.
Australian police charged a 26-year-old man with assault after people heard him allegedly punching a woman while he livestreamed himself playing Fortnite.

Fortnite gamer charged after he was accused of hitting a woman in the background of his Twitch live stream

The alleged attack took place after a woman was heard telling the gamer, known as MrDeadMoth, to get off the game.
If you are unable to communicate verbally with a 911 operator because you are in a dangerous situation, there are still ways you can try to reach out for help.

How to get help in a dangerous situation if you can’t talk out loud

Here's how to call 9-1-1 for help in the US when you're unable to talk, can't get caught, and/or are in a dangerous, emergency situation.

50,000 women around the world were killed by someone they knew in 2017 — and women in the US are at risk

A new report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) found that 58% of women murdered are killed by a partner or family member.