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Months after massacre, Parkland victims vote for first time

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) – Nine months after 17 classmates and teachers were gunned down at their Florida school, Parkland students are finally facing the moment they’ve been leading up to with marches, school walkouts and voter-registration [...]

‘We Say Sorry’: Australia Formally Apologizes to Victims of Child Sexual Abuse

SYDNEY, Australia — Australia sought to atone for a decades-long epidemic of child sexual abuse on Monday, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued an official apology that acknowledged the government’s systemic failures to protect [...]

Heitkamp campaign identifies sexual-assault victims in ad without permission

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign is receiving pushback from women who say she used their names in an ad against her competitor, identifying them as victims of sexual assault without their permission. The ad, which was in the form of an open [...]

‘A Wound to the Heart of Genoa’: Italy Buries Victims of Bridge Collapse

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The country declared a day of national mourning as it struggled to come to terms with a tragedy that critics say could have been avoided. Source: NYT > World

New Zealand Grants Domestic Violence Victims Paid Leave

[unable to retrieve full-text content] With a vote in Parliament, New Zealand joined the Philippines as the only countries in the world with such legislation, granting victims 10 days off work. Source: NYT > World

‘Small Bottle’ of Novichok Found by Police in U.K. Victim’s Home

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The bottle found on Friday in Amesbury, England, may give investigators new insight into the poisoning that killed one woman and sickened others, including a former Russian spy. Source: NYT > [...]

GOP Rep. Jim Jordan ignored college-boy abuse, victims say

Jim Jordan, a conservative Republican in the US House who’s been talked about as a potential future House Speaker, is facing accusations that he looked the other way while as many as 2,000 college-aged boys were sexually abused by a sports [...]

Victims blame FDA for food-recall failures

People had been getting sick from eating I.M. Healthy Original Creamy SoyNut Butter for more than two months when Peter Ebb, a 59-year-old Boston lawyer and health enthusiast, went for a run and then ate his usual gluten-free English muffin [...]
As Guatemala Volcano Stirs Anew, Survivors Wait for Word on Victims
The recovery efforts were interrupted Tuesday as a fiery mix of hot lava blocks, ash and volcanic gas coursed down the south side of the volcano. Rescuers, police officers and journalists hurried to leave the area, The Associated Press [...]
Eight of 10 Victims in Toronto Van Rampage Were Women
Twelve of the surviving victims remain in hospital. Dr. Dirk Huyer, Ontario’s chief coroner, said the identifications were completed after his office had methodically gone through dental records, fingerprints, X-rays and DNA tests. [...]