November rioting in Mexico City suggested a boiling point may be near for Mexican citizens unhappy with their leaders' lack of success against the country's drug cartels and the disappearance of 43 students.
Boko Haram has kidnapped an estimated 500 people since 2009, a majority of them women. A fortunate few have escaped and been able to offer a frightening picture of life as one of the group's captives.
In the wake of the recent shooting in Marysvile, Washington, many people are trying to get a handle on just how bad the school-shooting situation is. Some of the more highly touted figures, though alarming, need asterisks next to them. Tara explains.
Two mutated genes help to explain why the majority of all violent crimes are committed by a small group of antisocial, repeat male offenders.
A surge in mass killings in Mexico has people wondering why. Are the cartels acting alone? Are police involved? Tara recounts some of the possible reasons for the death of tens of thousands in recent years.
Chimps and humans share violent tendencies, with a new study showing that the evolutionary roots of warfare exist in our primate ancestry.
With domestic violence cases much in the news of late, Tara takes a look at some statistics to help define the scope of the problem and wonders if perpetrators of abuse can be identified before they strike.
The league is plagued with problems, from domestic abuse among its players to drug use, fear of brain injuries and more. So why do fans keep coming back?
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