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Russia: Domestic violence reports spike amid virus lockdown

MOSCOW (AP) — The number of domestic violence cases in Russia grew 2 1/2 times during the lockdown the government ordered to stem the spread of the coronavirus, Russia’s human rights ombudswoman said Tuesday. Complaints and reports made to Russian non-governmental organizations spiked from roughly 6,000 in March to more than 13,000 in April, human […]

Interval House reaches fundraising goal during virtual gala

The Interval House is Connecticut’s largest nonprofit domestic violence intervention and prevention program. Now, its biggest fundraiser, like seemingly everything else, is being affected by COVID-19.

Biden accuser’s credentials, expert testimony under scrutiny

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State prosecutors in California are investigating the credentials that Tara Reade, the former Senate staffer who has accused Joe Biden of assaulting her in 1993, attested to in as many as 20 criminal trials, including an attempted murder case where her testimony was deemed “critical.” The Monterey County District Attorney’s office said […]

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