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NFL's Effort To Combat Domestic Violence May Go For The Long Game

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School-Lunch Program Provides Unexpected Benefits For Rural Indian Women

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A Sheriff And A Doctor Team Up To Map Childhood Trauma

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Kurt Busch drives during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race in Fort Worth, Texas, on Nov. 2, 2014. Busch was recently suspended indefinitely amid domestic violence accusations. Larry Papke/AP hide caption

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An Uneventful Week In Sports Could Still Go Down In History

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Should Ray Rice Get A Second Chance? 'Maybe,' Parcells Says

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A Restraining Order Can Be Just A Videoconference Away

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NFL Owners OK Stiffer Penalties For Domestic Violence, Other Crimes

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They're not just surfing for fun. Youngsters in Cape Town's Waves for Change are facing mental health problems. With the help of a surfing mentor and a counselor, they can learn how to cope. Anders Kelto/NPR hide caption

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If Everybody Had An Ocean, Could We Surf Our Way To Mental Health?

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Roger Goodell, the NFL's commissioner, met last week with the National Domestic Violence Hotline. But several black women's organizations said the groups the league is working with to craft its plan to combat domestic violence don't have footholds in black communities — an oversight for a league that is mostly black. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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No amount of training can undo the violence someone experienced at home as a child, but it can help break the cycle. Pamela Albin Moore/iStockphoto hide caption

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NFL Looks To Training To Prevent Domestic Violence By Players

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"The beatings I endured were constant, like taking a daily shower, like breathing, like combing my hair or brushing my teeth." Ian Nolan/Getty/Getty Images/Cultura RF hide caption

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Cyberstalking victims often don't know they're being tracked through their own phone because spyware apps like mSpy use misleading labels (labeled "android.sys.process" here) and don't take up much data. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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Smartphones Are Used To Stalk, Control Domestic Abuse Victims

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, shown here in January, has sent an open letter to NFL team owners explaining the league's new policies for preventing and punishing domestic violence and sexual assault. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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