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Suicide

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  • Israeli soldiers arrest a would-be suicide bomber in the West Bank

    Israeli soldiers arrest a would-be suicide bomber in the West Bank
    Israeli soldiers arrested a man with explosives strapped to his body in the West Bank on Friday, thwarting what might have been the first suicide bombing in the area in years, army officials said. The suspect, who raised suspicion by wearing a heavy...
  • Mental illness and guns have created a national epidemic

    Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes. That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this...
  • What #YesAllWomen shows us: We need to teach men how to deal with emotion

    What #YesAllWomen shows us: We need to teach men how to deal with emotion
    Five months ago, at a memorial for my grandmother two days after her death, I spoke about her in front of a room full of people and found myself fighting to hold back tears. I fought them back very hard. Crying, after all, is not what men are supposed...
  • How Can We Take Guns Out Of Deadly Equations?

    How Can We Take Guns Out Of Deadly Equations?
    Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes. That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this appeal...
  • 'Game of Thrones' recap: Tyrion's life at stake in trial by combat

    'Game of Thrones' recap: Tyrion's life at stake in trial by combat
    The fate of dwarf Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) hinges on a brutal trial by combat in “The Mountain and the Viper,” Episode 38 of HBO’s epic fantasy “Game of Thrones.” Falsely accused of poisoning King Joffrey...
  • Doctor cleared in suicide of LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg

    Doctor cleared in suicide of LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg
    A Las Vegas physician has been cleared of wrongful death and medical malpractice allegations in a civil suit arising from the suicide four years ago of LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg. The 25-year-old Blasberg, a native of Corona, had fallen on hard times...
  • 'Sugar Man' director death was suicide, family says

    Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, whose 2012 documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" won the best documentary Oscar, committed suicide, his family says. "I can confirm that it was suicide and that he had been depressed for a short period of time,"...
  • Attorney General Holder criticizes solitary confinement for juveniles

    Attorney General Holder criticizes solitary confinement for juveniles
    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder, Jr. spoke out Wednesday against what he described as the unnecessary use of solitary confinement for imprisoned juveniles who suffer from mental illness. “Across the country, far too many juvenile detention centers see...
  • 'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul reportedly committed suicide

    'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul reportedly committed suicide
    The death of Malik Bendjelloul, the Oscar-winning Swedish director of the music documentary "Searching for Sugar Man," was a suicide, his brother has said. Johar Bendjelloul told the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet that his brother took his own life at...
  • Coroner: Julia Roberts' sister committed suicide by drug use, drowning

    Coroner: Julia Roberts' sister committed suicide by drug use, drowning
    Actress Julia Roberts' half-sister committed suicide and died of drowning and the combined effects of multiple drugs, a Los Angeles County coroner's report revealed Wednesday. Nancy Motes, 37, was found in February submerged in a bathtub after consuming...
  • Cannes To Mourn Malik Bendjelloul With Special 'Sugarman' Screening

    As Cannes mourned the death of Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, the Swedish Film Institute and Protagonist Pictures set up a special screening of his Oscar-winning documentary "Searching for Sugar Man." The non-official memorial "Sugar Man"...