Tag: abuse

PARIS (AP) — With domestic violence on the rise amid the coronavirus pandemic, activists are holding protests Wednesday from France to Turkey and world dignitaries are trying to find ways to protect millions of women…

Dear Carolyn: My husband recently said he thinks I’m annoying and arrogant. For example, when I meet someone new or we are out with his friends, I try to connect by sharing information on the subject…

PARIS (AP) — Under unprecedented public pressure, France’s government pledged Monday to seize firearms from abusive spouses and better train police as part of a broad national plan to reduce the number of women killed…

Domestic violence isn?t just blood and bruises. It?s also a pattern of coercive and controlling behavior. It?s the husband who keeps track of the mileage on his wife?s car. It?s abusive behavior such as telling…

To appreciate the athleticism of gymnast Simone Biles, you have to watch her in slow motion. How she can propel her body high enough to clear a Ford Expedition while she unfurls with flips and…

To ease overcrowding in Kansas prisons, more than 600 male prisoners can expect to be transferred to a facility in Eloy, Ariz., according to the Kansas Department of Corrections. That’s more than 1,000 miles from…

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Black rag dolls that came with instructions to “find a wall” and slam the toy against it have been pulled from three stores after customers and a lawmaker said they were…

Dear Carolyn: I was married to my ex for 20 years when we divorced. I wasn’t attractive to him anymore since I gained weight with our three children — his exact words. I am now…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Abused and neglected children are again sleeping overnight in the offices of Kansas foster care contractors because homes cannot be found for them quickly enough. Since January, when Democratic Gov. Laura…

Dear editor, From my experience of being a former Army wife, I have found out that the government doesn’t give the help our service men and women need after deployments.   When my ex-husband and…