abuse

Aide in a Mess

The President's Chief of Staff is facing a lot of heat following reports that a top administration aide has been accused of domestic violence.

President Trump wouldn’t answer questions about the domestic abuse allegations surrounding now former aide Rob Porter, but FBI Director Christopher Wray confirmed that Porter’s background check -which included allegations from former wives- was completed weeks ago. The White House has said the process had been hung up in the the White House personnel security office. Confusion remains as to why…

Tumbling Down

The entire USA Gymnastics board is ordered to resign in the latest fallout from the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal.

There’s new fallout from the sex abuse scandal surrounding former Olympic and Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar. The 54-year-old was given up to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing girls and women, under the guise of official medical examinations. Sentencing was emotional, with more than 150 victims addressed their abuse in front of a packed courtroom. It was…

Lowered Life Expectancy

Opioid abuse is blamed for lowered life expectancy in the United States.

Drug abuse is being blamed for decreased life expectancy in the U.S. for a second year in a row. In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control says the life expectancy at birth was 78.6 years, down 0.1 percent from 2015. The life expectancy rate dropped last year as well. Officials say drugs -opioids in particular- are a significant contributing factor….