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Three very different tragedies from a state where hunting is very popular and guns are widely accessible.
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Even as Indian Americans have made big strides in areas of education, science, and technology in their adopted country, the specter of family violence in the community has largely remained hidden.
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A new reporting project, with support from the Center for Health Journalism’s Domestic Violence Impact Reporting Fund, will underscore the challenges facing Sacramento’s Slavic immigrant women when facing domestic violence.
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A reporting team plans to focus on a month of domestic violence arrests, asking, how many of offenders and survivors themselves spent childhoods in domestic violence?
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A series of three articles will delve deeper into domestic violence among undocumented immigrants, and offer statistics and resources where victims of abuse can find help.
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A new law that broadens the definition of domestic abuse could substantially change the way it's handled by the courts and police.
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The pair discuss how they approached their award-winning series, and share tips on how reporters can conduct similar investigations in their region.
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There has been a huge increase in domestic violence since Hurricane María passed through Puerto Rico in 2017.
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Puerto Rico está en una emergencia por violencia de género. En respuesta a más de tres años de reclamos y manifestaciones feministas, el gobernador Pedro Pierluisi emitió en enero de 2021 una orden ejecutiva con la que se comprometió a unir esfuerzos entre agencias y organizaciones para hacerle fren
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California was about to embark on an assessment of every at-risk drinking water system in the state. Then, the pandemic hit.



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