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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is resigning amid allegations that he physically abused four women with whom he was in relationships. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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FBI Director Christopher Wray addressed the background investigation of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter during a Senate intelligence committee hearing on Tuesday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks with White House secretary Rob Porter (center) and Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, outside the White House in December. Porter resigned this week amid allegations of domestic violence against his ex-wives. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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On Nov. 14, 2017, a shooter killed five people and wounded several others in the rural Northern California town of Rancho Tehama. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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California Town Wrestles With Aftermath Of Shooting Rampage

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In an effort to curb gun violence, Seattle police are now following up in person on court orders requiring people to surrender guns. Emily Fennick / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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What It Takes To Get Guns Out Of The Wrong Hands

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In the wake of the "Me Too" movement, more victims of sexual harassment and assault continue to come forward. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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In The Wake Of #MeToo, More Victims Seek Help For Repressed Trauma

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The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, shown on Nov. 12, was turned into a memorial to honor those who died on Nov. 5. Devin Patrick Kelley shot and killed 26 people and wounded 20 others when he opened fire during Sunday service at the church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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California Shootings Sprang From Domestic Violence, Restraining Order

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Law enforcement officials investigate the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, earlier this week in which 26 people were killed. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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In Texas And Beyond, Mass Shootings Have Roots In Domestic Violence

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Law enforcement officials continue their investigation at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas on Monday. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Iowa's new domestic violence intervention program, ACTV, aims to change abusers' behavior by teaching them emotional awareness. Chelsea Beck/NPR hide caption

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Iowa Tries A New Domestic Violence Intervention: Mindfulness

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The inmates in Bellevue are awaiting trial for a variety of offenses, ranging from sleeping on the subway to murder. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Psychiatrist Recalls 'Heartbreak And Hope' On Bellevue's Prison Ward

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One of the few women's shelters serving Moscow sits on the edge of a monastery an hour's drive from the city center. Lucian Kim/NPR hide caption

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Rights Advocates Warn Russian Domestic Abuse Law Will 'Protect The Oppressor'

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A new Illinois state law aims to take advantage of the close relationships people often have with beauty professionals, and train stylists to recognize signs of abuse. Getty Images/Westend61 hide caption

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With New Law, Illinois Stylists Join The Fight Against Domestic Violence

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Child brides are often associated with developing countries, but thousands of cases actually occur in the United States. A few states are pushing for laws to ban underage marriage. Eastnine Inc./ZZVE Illustrations/Getty Images hide caption

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Who Decides If You're Too Young To Marry?

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Maddie Keating shows her arm before and after her tattoo by Brian Finn which covered her scars. Courtesy of Brian Finn hide caption

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Effects Of Toledo Tattoo Artist's Work Are More Than Skin Deep

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell holds a press conference on October 8, 2014 in New York City. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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A Year On, Did NFL Anti-Domestic Violence Efforts Work?

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