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Nov 11, 2014 11:23 AM ET
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.
Nov 3, 2014 10:50 AM ET
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.
Oct 28, 2014 07:45 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Two mutated genes help to explain why the majority of all violent crimes are committed by a small group of antisocial, repeat male offenders.
Oct 14, 2014 09:56 AM ET
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.
Sep 17, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chimps and humans share violent tendencies, with a new study showing that the evolutionary roots of warfare exist in our primate ancestry.
Sep 16, 2014 01:01 PM ET
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.
Sep 14, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
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?
Aug 22, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Reporter James Foley's beheading in the Middle East was part of a long tradition of sending a gruesome message. Continue reading →
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