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  1. sexual assault
    The Baylor Sexual Assault Scandal Is Worse Than Anyone ThoughtFour gang rapes were reported.
  2. politics
    Female Politicians Are More Likely to Face Threats of Rape and ViolenceMore than 40 percent of female politicians said they’d been threatened with rape, beatings, or abduction.
  3. awful things
    Chicago Man Beat a Woman With Frozen Chicken for Not Flirting With HimIt happened on a bus.
  4. Man Bids on Queens Storage Unit, Gets 40 Frozen CatsThey were stacked in a freezer.
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    Missouri Fraternity Allegedly Forced New Members to Give Women Date-Rape DrugsMen hoping to join the fraternity allegedly had to drug a woman as part of initiation.
  6. awful things
    There Have Been at Least 9 Violent Attacks on Women by Trump SupportersIt’s been ugly out there.
  7. awful things
    LAPD Detective Investigating Derrick Rose Rape Accusations Found DeadForty-four-year-old Nadine Hernandez died from a gunshot wound.
  8. Derrick Rose Testifies That NBA Teaches Players to Get Rid of Their Used CondomsRose is accused of raping a woman in 2013 with two other men.
  9. awful things
    America Reviews Its Saudi Support in Light of Yemen DevastationAn air strike at a funeral in the Yemeni capital killed 140 people and injured more than 500 more.
  10. awful things
    A Husband Who Beat His Wife Had His Conviction Overturned for the Worst ReasonAn appeals court ruled the voice-mail that recorded her screams could not be used as evidence.
  11. awful things
    Los Angeles Police Confirm Active Criminal Investigation Against Derrick RoseIt’s separate from the civil suit, which will come to trial next week.
  12. mass shootings
    5 Dead, Gunman at Large After Shooting at Washington State MallIt’s the seventh mass shooting in the state this year.
  13. awful things
    Uber Operator Allegedly Laughed at a Man for Calling to Report a Sexual AssaultThe driver has since been permanently banned.
  14. awful things
    Italian Woman Whose Sex Tape Went Viral Commits SuicideTiziana Cantone became a meme for all the wrong reasons.
  15. awful things
    Washington State University Fraternity Suspended After Reports of Sexual AssaultOne woman was allegedly assaulted, and at least three say they were drugged.
  16. awful things
    Derrick Rose’s Alleged Victim Speaks Out About Her Gang Rape“Waking up and not knowing is the scariest thing.”
  17. awful things
    Woman Asks Man for Directions, He Responds by Sexually Assaulting HerPolice are still searching for a suspect.
  18. awful things
    Fertility Doctor Allegedly Used His Own Sperm 50 Times on PatientsHe told them the sperm was donated by med students.
  19. awful things
    Teenage Girls Are Trading Sex Work for FoodThis is the sad reality for teens in many of the country’s low-income communities.
  20. awful things
    Maryland Police Routinely Dismissed Rape ReportsThe cases were dismissed without being investigated.
  21. awful things
    As Many As 13 Accusers Could Testify in Bill Cosby’s Sexual-Assault TrialThe comedian will appear in court on June 5.
  22. awful things
    Trump Uses the Death of Chicago Mother to Celebrate HimselfTrump has never met a tragedy that didn’t prove him right somehow, but this may be a new low, even for him.
  23. awful things
    Domestic Abuse Victims Suffer the Same Brain Injuries As Football PlayersBut their injuries often go undiagnosed and untreated.
  24. Report Says Disney World Alligator Bit Boy’s HeadA detailed account of what happened before and during the tragedy.
  25. terrorism
    Suicide Bomber Kills More Than 50 at Wedding in TurkeyTurkish authorities believe it was an ISIS attack, and the bomber was as young as 12 years old.
  26. awful things
    Flakka Is Like Bath Salts, But WorseThe synthetic stimulant can have terrifying side effects.
  27. Brooklyn Man Charged With Killing Queens Imam and AssociateOscar Morel, 35, faces two counts of second-degree murder.
  28. Awful Things
    Two Muslim Leaders Killed in Queens After Being Targeted by GunmanThe unidentified suspect is still at large, and though many fear it was a hate crime, police are still investigating the motive.
  29. awful things
    Domestic Abuser Gurbaksh Chahal Could Go to JailFor violating his probation by kicking yet another woman.
  30. awful things
    Report: USA Gymnastics Ignored Dozens of Allegations of Sexual Abuse by CoachesThe organization received complaints about more than 50 coaches, and at least 4 were later convicted of abusing young girls.
  31. awful things
    Rhode Island Prep School Settles Up to 30 Sex-Abuse Claims“People feel like this is the school recognizing what they went through.”
  32. Awful Things
    16 Dead After Hot Air Balloon Crash in TexasThere were apparently no survivors, after the balloon caught fire and crashed into a pasture.
  33. awful things
    Police Close Ohio Restaurant After Cop Finds Glass Shards in SandwichOfficials say there’s “no reason” yet to believe the act was intentional.
  34. awful things
    Exeter Accused of Mishandling Sexual AssaultPhillips Exeter Academy is under fire for their alleged mishandling of a groping case.
  35. Celebrities Pay Tribute to Sterling, CastileWith powerful songs, moments of silence, and calls to action.
  36. awful things
    Civilian Mom Shot in Dallas While Shielding Her 4 SonsShetamia Taylor was one of two nonpolice victims.
  37. Samantha Bee Takes an Internet Comment QuizLiberally apply Purell to your ears, brain, and soul.
  38. Samantha Bee Takes an Internet Comment QuizLiberally apply Purell to your ears, brain, and soul.
  39. awful things
    At Least 120 Dead After ISIS Car-Bomb Attack on Baghdad Shopping DistrictIt’s the third major terror attack in a Muslim country that has been linked to ISIS in less than a week.
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    20 Dead, Mostly Foreigners, After Terror Attack on Restaurant in BangladeshThe well-organized attack by suspected Islamist militants struck one of the most affluent and secure neighborhoods in Dhaka, and follows years of extremist violence in Bangladesh.
  41. awful things
    Teen Who Texted Her Boyfriend Encouraging His Suicide Will Go on TrialMichelle Carter has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.
  42. Man Arrested After He Threatens to ‘Come Back Orlando-Style’ at Brooklyn Gay BarHe also tried to attack the bouncer at Bushwick’s Happyfun Hideaway.
  43. awful things
    ISIS Claims Responsibility for Killing French Police CaptainThe officer was stabbed outside his home, but his 3-year-old son survived.
  44. orlando nightclub attack
    Orlando Gunman Discussed ISIS With Police, Called Boston Bombers His ‘Homeboys’A total of 49 people were killed and 53 injured when gunman Omar Mateen, who is suspected of having ties to Islamic extremism, opened fire at a crowded club.
  45. awful things
    Brock Turner’s Dad Pens Letter in Son’s DefenseHe calls the assault “20 minutes of action.”
  46. awful things
    Endangered Gorilla Shot and Killed After Boy Climbs Into Zoo EnclosureSeems like this sort of thing shouldn’t ever have to happen.
  47. awful things
    Distress Signals Narrow Search for Missing EgyptAir FlightAirbus detected a distress signal from the plane’s emergency-locator transmitter.
  48. awful things
    U.S. Seeks Death Penalty for Dylann Roof in Charleston Church ShootingsBased on “the nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm.”
  49. awful things
    Manhunt on After 8 Family Members Killed in OhioAuthorities believe at least one assailant is still at large, and surviving family members have been offered police protection.
  50. awful things
    Powerful Earthquake Kills Scores in EcuadorThe quake devastated the country’s coastal communities and has killed at least 233 people, and the death toll is expected to rise.
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