Police violence and the toll it takes on black Americans makes the devestation of COVID-19 even worse, argue researchers.
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Stay-at-home orders offer the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But for those dealing with domestic violence, home is not always a safe place.
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The risk for armed conflict goes up after severe weather disasters, researchers say, but only in countries that fit certain criteria.
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Roughly one-third of boys and 1 in 10 of girls in rural communities have carried a handgun and many started as early as the sixth grade, researchers say.
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New research on the overlap between domestic violence and mass shootings suggests firearm restrictions could help prevent these tragedies.
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"Our findings highlight the wide-ranging impact that witnessing sexual harassment and dating violence has on our teenage boys..."
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How do teen brains react to movie violence? It depends on whether the violence is justified or not, according to new research.
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A new system can locate shooters through video and audio from 3 smartphones, which could help protect human rights workers and journalists.
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Policies meant to boost school safety tend to exacerbate racial and ethnic discipline disparities, but restorative justice could offer a better way.
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