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Peering inside a batterer's mind -- and his victim's soul

<b>(CNN) —</b> He's nothing like I imagined. His demeanor is gentle, his smile and handshake warm, his words friendly and measured. He asks permission before taking a bite of his takeout salad.<p>Where's the batterer I've come to meet? The man who grabbed, pushed and punched a woman he claimed to love? The …

Why It’s Not So Easy to “Just Get the Hell Out”

One of the many difficult questions survivors of toxic relationships ask themselves is “why is it so hard to leave someone who treats me so badly?” …

Drug Addiction

Sexual Assault: A Violation of God’s Body, a Necessary Editorial – by the Rev. Dr. Linda Thomas

This has been a difficult week for me. I noticed a distinct change in my mood after the Presidential debate on Sunday night. I knew that something …

Presidential Debate

'Why Don't They Just Leave?' Domestic Violence Goes Beyond Physical Abuse

<i>By: Riana Fisher, SWHR Science Department Intern</i><p>"It starts out little by little," domestic violence expert Dr. Ludy Green said, as she described the typical pattern of financial abuse. "This is a concept that the general public is not yet familiar with, which makes it harder to recognize, treat, …

Domestic violence victims mistakenly judged unstable after abuse – expert

The trauma suffered by domestic violence victims after leaving an abusive relationship meant family law court staff sometimes mistakenly judged them as psychologically unstable, a professor of general practice has told Victoria’s royal commission into family violence.<p>Kelsey Hegarty, a general …

Sociology

Latina Domestic Violence Survivor Awarded $40 Million: "My Life is Not Worthless"

Domestic violence survivor <b>Maria Escamilla</b> was awarded $40 million on Wednesday for a vicious attack by her ex-boyfriend that nearly ended her life.<p>If the payout seems hefty, it’s because it is. It’s the most money a sexual assault survivor has ever been granted, but Escamilla, 46, knows that she …

Domestic Abuse Costs Women in the U.S. $4.9 Billion Every Year

Unacceptable.<p>When you hear about violence against women, you automatically think of the physical and emotional toll it takes. Now, here’s yet another reason why violence against women is so terrible: It actually costs us money.<p>RELATED: WHY <i>WOMEN'S HEALTH</i> IS TALKING ABOUT POLITICS<p>According to a new …

Domestic Abuse

When It Comes to Family, There’s No Right Way

The headline is something I’ve been reminding myself of over the last few weeks. You see, back about a month ago, my father fell extremely ill and …

Hurricane Matthew Zeroes In on Caribbean, With Eye on U.S. Atlantic Coast

Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic tropical storm in almost a decade, was gearing up to deliver a potentially devastating blow to the Caribbean as wary U.S. authorities began preparing for a possible landfall on the Atlantic Coast late in the week.<p>Well before its expected arrival …

2 US swimmers pulled of plane in Rio in robbery confusion

<b>Rio de Janeiro (CNN) —</b> One of the US swimmers involved in an controversial incident at a Rio de Janeiro gas station said Friday that men with badges pulled guns on them and ordered them to pay money in order to leave the scene.<p>Gunnar Bentz's statement came the same day Ryan Lochte apologized on …

Audi’s New Technology Is the Beginning of the End of Traffic Lights - MIT Technology Review

Audi has announced it is rolling out a feature in some of its new vehicles that allows them to communicate with traffic lights. It’s a neat trick …

Roads

Uber to deploy self-driving cars in Pittsburgh

<b>The ride-sharing firm Uber will, for the first time, allow users to hail self-driving cars within a fortnight, the company has confirmed.</b><p>Uber said the launch would take place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It added that it was teaming up with Volvo.<p>At first, the vehicles will be supervised by a …

These High-Tech Tattoos Are Straight From the Future

Flash Tattoos are about to get a crazy upgrade. Researchers at MIT's Media Lab, together with Microsoft Research, created wearable tattoos that can be used as a controller, among other things.<p>The tattoos, called DuoSkin, are made out of simple materials: gold leaf, vinyl film, and tattoo paper. The …

Killings of drug suspects rise to 525 in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The number of suspected drug dealers killed in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown has risen to more than 500 in just over a month, police said Thursday, in an alarming campaign that sparked protests and plans for a Senate investigation.<p>Since July 1, 525 drug …