Global Push to End Domestic Violence, Worse Amid COVID-19

BRUSSELS — In a global push to end violence against women, activists held rallies Wednesday and world leaders called for action to stop the abuse, which has worsened because of the coronavirus pandemic this year. Protests from France to Ukraine were held on...
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US Held Record Number of Migrant Children in Custody in 2019

COMAYAGUA, Honduras — The 3-year-old girl traveled for weeks cradled in her father's arms, as he set out to seek asylum in the United States. Now she won't even look at him. After being forcibly separated at the border by government officials, sexually abus...
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LA Opera to Investigate Placido Domingo Over Accusations

SAN FRANCISCO — Two music companies canceled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment a...
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Denver Voters to Decide Legalizing ‘Magic Mushrooms’

DENVER — Voters decide this week whether Denver will become the first U.S. city to decriminalize the use of psilocybin, the psychedelic substance in "magic mushrooms." A citizen-led initiative appearing on ballots Tuesday follows a path that led to marijuan...