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Survivors of Hurricane Dorian were dropped from a ferry in the Bahamas

When hurricane Dorian leaves the devastation in the Bahamas, thousands of islanders seek refuge in the US, but some have been denied entry. In the days since the arrival of the Category 5 hurricane on September 1, many Bahamians have been allowed to enter the United States without a visa. About 70,000 Bahamians became homeless, more than 43 died and …

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The Bahamas' hurricane death toll is rising almost as survivors try to get out

The death toll, buried under the rubble. Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands were hit the hardest by the hurricane, which ripped off roofs, scattered poles and boats, and flattened entire neighborhoods. "It was like an atomic bomb went off," said Sherrie Roberts, who survived the hurricane on Abaco Islands. Search and rescue personnel who arrived on the Abaco Islands …

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Survivors of rape are sometimes charged for forensic investigations. Why? : Recordings

For 25 years, the Federal Act Against Violence against Women requires that any state eligible for certain federal grants certify that the state covers the costs of forensic examinations for people who have been sexually abused. Christian Science Monitor / Getty Hide Caption Switch caption Christian Science Monitor / Getty For 25 years, the Federal Act Against Violence against Women …

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No survivors found in Mexico a crash of a plane with 13 people

MEXICO CITY, May 6 (Reuters) – All 13 people on board were killed when a private jet crashed between the US city of Las Vegas and Monterrey in northern Mexico, authorities said Monday. The wreckage of the aircraft was found over aerial surveillance in a remote mountainous area in the northern municipality of Ocampo, the state government of Coahuila said …

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British police want rape survivors to hand over their cell phones

Photo: Getty Survivors of sexual assault in England and Wales are now risking their case being dropped when they drop their electronic hand Do not drop police devices that give law enforcement access to some of their most intimate personal information. Victims also run the risk of being charged with completely different offenses if they decide to comply. According to …

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Columbine survivors reflect and reckon with the specter of future shootings

LITTLETON, Colo. Here I hid from the gunmen, the survivors told their children. There the gunmen entered the school, they added. That's how I fled. Twenty years after two students attacked Columbine High School in Littleton, Colombia, killing twelve of their peers and a teacher and marking the beginning of an era of school threats and mass shootings, Columbine's survivors …

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