Domestic violence

FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks during a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on worldwide threats, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Washington. Wray said the agency provided the White House with information twice last year about Rob Porter, the top Trump aide who resigned as staff secretary last week after domestic violence allegations from two ex-wives became public. Wray said the bureau closed its background investigation on Porter in January, weeks before the allegations were published. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 13, 2018 - 11:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Contradicting the White House, the FBI said Tuesday it gave the Trump administration information on multiple occasions last year about a top aide accused of domestic abuse by his two ex-wives, and the investigation wrapped up in January. That account by FBI Director Christopher...
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FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks during a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on worldwide threats, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 13, 2018 - 8:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on White House security clearances (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The FBI says it gave the Trump administration information on multiple occasions last year about a top aide accused of domestic abuse by his two ex-wives, and the investigation wrapped up in January. That...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders pauses during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
February 12, 2018 - 6:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing another day of fallout, the White House on Monday defended President Donald Trump's failure to acknowledge publicly the women who've accused former staff secretary Rob Porter of domestic violence. With questions still swirling about who knew what and when, spokeswoman Sarah...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump, joined by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, Vice President Mike Pence, second from left, and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, right, speaks to the media as he arrives at the Pentagon. When Jennifer Willoughby first stepped forward to tell the story how she was physically, emotionally and psychologically abused by her ex-husband, who had since become a top aide to President Donald Trump, the White House sent a clear message: We don't believe you. Instead, officials offered effusive support for her accuser. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 12, 2018 - 3:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Jennifer Willoughby and Colbie Holderness stepped forward to tell the story of how they were physically, verbally and emotionally abused by their ex-husband, who had since become a top White House aide, President Donald Trump had nothing but good things to say about the man...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump, joined by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, Vice President Mike Pence, second from left, and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, right, speaks to the media as he arrives at the Pentagon. When Jennifer Willoughby first stepped forward to tell the story how she was physically, emotionally and psychologically abused by her ex-husband, who had since become a top aide to President Donald Trump, the White House sent a clear message: We don't believe you. Instead, officials offered effusive support for her accuser. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 10, 2018 - 2:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Jennifer Willoughby and Colbie Holderness stepped forward to tell the story of how they were physically, verbally and emotionally abused by their ex-husband, who had since become a top White House aide, President Donald Trump had nothing but good things to say about the man...
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January 29, 2018 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on political contributions by Steve Wynn, the Las Vegas billionaire accused of sexual misconduct (all times local): 4 p.m. The chief campaign group for Republican candidates for governor is returning $100,000 to the company run by billionaire Steve Wynn, in the...
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FILE - This March 15, 2016, file photo, shows casino mogul Steve Wynn at a news conference in Medford, Mass. Wynn Resorts is denying multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault by its founder Steve Wynn, describing it as a smear campaign related to divorce proceedings from his ex-wife. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, that a number of women say they were harassed or assaulted by the casino mogul. Wynn denied the allegations personally in a printed statement. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
January 29, 2018 - 2:06 pm
Some Republicans in Congress are donating their contributions from Las Vegas billionaire Steve Wynn to charity in light of sexual misconduct allegations against the former Republican National Committee finance chairman. The announcements come in light of a Wall Street Journal report Friday that...
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January 25, 2018 - 6:44 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When Jeanette McCue found out she was obligated to pay her husband's legal fees in their divorce case, she considered it another "smack in the face." With her husband in prison after being convicted of attacking her, McCue found herself ensnared by an obscure provision in...
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A group of women try to get a glimpse of Pope Francis as he arrives for a Marian prayer celebrating the Virgin of La Puerta of Otuzco, at Plaza de Armas in Trujillo, Peru, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Francis called women, mothers and grandmothers the guiding force for families. But he said women are nevertheless victims of "femicide and many situations of violence that are kept quiet behind so many walls." (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
January 20, 2018 - 6:48 pm
TRUJILLO, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis denounced femicides and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women, calling Saturday for legislation to protect them and a new cultural mindset as he visited one of Peru's most dangerous parts. At a...
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