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The University of Texas football program is in hot water this week after two players were arrested and charged Thursday with a felony sexual assault. Texas wide receivers Kendall Sanders, 20, and Montrel Meander, 19, were taken into custody at the university police station after they received a call from the victim saying she had […]

Twitter campaigns created to fight the mockery of a Houston teen’s rape are picking up steam and bringing awareness to the rampant rape culture in society. Hashtags like #StandWithJada and #IAmJada are pushing the original pictures of Jada, a teen whose rape went viral, on the sidelines — Jada, whose last name has not been released, […]

In a horrifying turn of events, a photograph of a Texas teenager passed out after being drugged and sexually assaulted has become a meme called the #jadapose. Jada, who withheld her last name, told KHOU that she was drugged with a spiked drink while hanging out at a friend of a friend’s house on June […]

Two University of Miami linebackers were arrested Tuesday and dismissed from the football team after admitting to sexually assaulting a teenage girl in a dorm room on July 5. Alex Figueroa and Jawand Blue have been charged with sexual battery on a physically helpless victim. Figueroa was also charged with possessing a stolen or forged driver’s license. […]

Kenyan officials have confirmed forces fatally shot five people allegedly involved in a World Cup screening attack that killed 50 earlier this week. The five were killed Thursday in the coastal town of Mpeketoni as they tried to escape Kenyan forces, the ministry said Friday. Officials detained additional suspects in the raid, including the owner and […]