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Report: Abuse reports by Black immigrant detainees are high
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Report: Abuse reports by Black immigrant detainees are high

WASHINGTON —  After analyzing the records of nearly 17,000 calls between 2016 and 2021 from its national immigrant detention hotline, Freedom for Immigrants released a report Wednesday that it and other advocacy groups say indicates a pattern of racism and abuse toward Black migrants. Among the findings of the report, the groups concluded that 28% of...

Britney Griner latest news: WNBA star heads to penal colony where abuse, forced work common
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Britney Griner latest news: WNBA star heads to penal colony where abuse, forced work common

American basketball star Brittney Griner is detained in Russian airport Sign up to our Evening Headlines email for your daily guide to the latest news Sign up to our free US Evening Headlines email A Russian court has denied American basketball star Brittney Griner’s appeal to reduce her prison sentence for drug possession. Tuesday’s denial...

Sportswriter Jonah Keri will not get early parole in abuse case
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Sportswriter Jonah Keri will not get early parole in abuse case

Jonah Keri, the baseball writer serving a 21-month sentence for domestic violence, was denied parole by a Quebec parole board that ruled his release would “represent an unacceptable risk to society.” The parole board issued its ruling after a hearing last week. The Times obtained a copy of the decision on Tuesday. Keri, who was...

Family details horrific abuse at hands of female ISIS leader
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Family details horrific abuse at hands of female ISIS leader

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A Kansas native convicted of leading an all-female battalion of the Islamic State group had a long history of monstrous behavior that included sexual and physical abuse of her own children, family members said in court filings. Prosecutors cited the abuse allegations in seeking a maximum 20-year sentence for Allison Fluke-Ekren, 42,...

New HRW report details Taliban abuse faced by Afghan women protesters
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New HRW report details Taliban abuse faced by Afghan women protesters

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released a new report detailing the mistreatment of Afghan women, who were wrongfully detained with their families for protesting against Taliban abuses. The New York-based rights group last week released a report, detailing the horror that the Afghan women are experiencing, including threats, beatings, dangerous conditions...

APRNs: Get Your X-Waiver to Help in the Opioid Abuse Public Health Crisis
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APRNs: Get Your X-Waiver to Help in the Opioid Abuse Public Health Crisis

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Healthcare providers with advanced practice credentials should consider getting federal waivers to prescribe buprenorphine in the ongoing fight against the opioid epidemic, experts said. “There are a whole slew of benefits for patients who end up on medications for their opioid use disorder [OUD]. These medications do save lives,” said Amanda...

“A Little Life” Is a Little Much
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“A Little Life” Is a Little Much

The proverbial straw that breaks “A Little Life”—the Dutch stage adaptation of Hanya Yanagihara’s maximally tortured, seven-hundred-and-twenty-page blockbuster 2015 novel—is a truck. Not to be confused with the car that appears in an eleventh-hour flashback, which explains the mysterious disability of our hero, Jude. No, the truck bit comes just a bit later, during the...