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'America's Got Talent' Finalist Michael Ketterer In Hot Water For Domestic Violence

Only a day after 'America’s Got Talent' had declared a winner, its 5th placer, Michael Ketterer, was arrested for domestic violence. The police stated that they found a red mark on his wife's body.

Celebrities September 23, 2018

Amanda Stanton Of 'The Bachelor' Fame Arrested For Domestic Violence

Reality star Amanda Stanton was arrested in Las Vegas for domestic violence after she had shoved her boyfriend, Bobby Jacobs. Stanton rose to fame after she had appeared in 'The Bachelor' and 'The Bachelor in Paradise.'

Celebrities September 13, 2018

Smart Speaker Breaks Up Domestic Violence Before It Got Worse: Here's What Happened

A smart speaker helped break up a domestic violence case by calling the authorities. The always-listening feature of these devices may be considered as invasion of privacy, but in this instance, it may have saved a life.

Google July 10, 2017

Study Finds Link Between Kids Exposed To Domestic Violence And Suicide Attempts

New research suggests that adults who were exposed to domestic violence when they were kids are more likely to attempt suicide. Experts advise professionals to consider a wider range of interventions.

Public Health June 14, 2016

'Breakaway,' An Online Soccer Game, Is Changing The Way People Think About Violence Against Women

Since the game’s debut, it has been played in 180 countries and translated in four different languages.

Life & Style May 16, 2016

Did The Artist Who Photoshopped Bruises On Celebrities To Raise Awareness About Violence Against Women Completely Miss The Mark?

Italian artist AleXsandro Palombo had good intentions when he posted jarring images of bruised up female celebrities who seemed to have suffered from domestic abuse but it has since backfired on him. Learn why Palombo's Domestic Abuse Awareness Campaign is now receiving criticism.

Internet Culture December 3, 2015

Arizona Parents Face Child Abuse Charges As Daughter Testifies To Being Monitored On Cam And Beaten For Reading Incorrectly

The youngest among the three siblings who were allegedly locked up by their parents in Arizona said their stepfather once beat her because of not reading the dictionary correctly. The girl was 12 years old when she and her sister escaped from their home.

Society November 21, 2015

Dr. Dre Says Sorry To 'Women I've Hurt' And Apple Shows Support For The Music Mogul

Alongside his successes today, Dr. Dre has acknowledged the bad he’s done in the past, apologizing to the women he hurt back in the day.

Society August 22, 2015

Fake Tinder Profiles Show An Ugly Side Of Relationships In Domestic Violence Banner Ads

The organization Women in Distress teamed up with agency Bravo/Y&R to create a fake Tinder profile to remind women that domestic violence occurs in many relationships.

Internet Culture May 6, 2015

Salvation Army Uses #TheDress For Powerful Domestic Violence PSA

The Salvation Army used #TheDress in a powerful PSA against domestic violence.

Internet Culture March 6, 2015

Obama Grammy Awards Message: Sexual Violence Must Stop [Video]

Watch the President’s public service announcement against sexual violence at the 57th Grammy Awards.

Society February 9, 2015

Watch The Super Bowl's First Ever Ad About Domestic Violence

This year's Super Bowl will air its first ever ad concerning domestic violence. The chilling ad has a woman calling 9-1-1 pretending to order a pizza because she can't openly talk.

Internet Culture January 29, 2015

Florida Man Throws 5-year-old Daughter Off Bridge: Case of Mental Illness?

A 25-year-old man who was prescribed 37 different medications at the same time but did not take them is on trial for murdering his five-year-old daughter by throwing her off a bridge.

Society January 9, 2015

Young Boys Are Asked To Slap A Girl In Domestic Violence PSA

In a new viral video to spread awareness about domestic abuse, boys are asked to hit a girl and refuse.

Internet Culture January 6, 2015

'Breaking Bad' Syndrome: Most Acts of Violence Are 'Virtuous' and 'Morally Necessary'

People who commit acts of violence often believe they're doing the right thing, anthropologist duo suggests in new book. They feel motivated by morals, authors say.

Life December 29, 2014

One woman calls 911 and pretends to order pizza to escape domestic abuse

According a Reddit post, a 911 operator once received an emergency call for a large pizza.

Internet Culture October 30, 2014

CoverGirl's ad campaign was Photoshoppped to protest NFL's Roger Goodell

CoverGirl's football themed ad campaign has been Photoshopped by women's rights activists. Protestors and other women's rights activists have blamed Goodell, the NFL Commissioner, for not handling the Ray Rice domestic violence issue properly.

Internet Culture September 16, 2014

Couples who smoke pot together, stay happy together: Study

A study reveals that married couples who smoke pot together have rare chances of engaging themselves in domestic related violence. It adds that smoking marijuana can help reduce conflict.

Life August 28, 2014

Motorists see man hanging on speeding vehicle on I-77. A case of domestic violence?

Motorists reported a man hanging on the back of a speeding vehicle on Interstate 77 in North Carolina. Authorities believe that the incident may be a case of domestic violence.

FUTURE TECH June 30, 2014

Well earning women in India at higher risk of domestic violence: Study

Many Indian women are at risk of domestic violence for different reasons. While earning more helps them to have financial freedom, that might not be the case at home.

Life March 28, 2014

127 Hours movie inspiration Aron Ralston jailed for domestic violence

Aron Ralston, the famous hiker who amputated his own right forearm and became the inspiration behind the movie '127 Hours', has been arrested and jailed for domestic violence.

Society December 9, 2013

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