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Suicide

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  • Taliban again attack Afghanistan election offices as vote nears

    Taliban again attack Afghanistan election offices as vote nears
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Suicide bombers dressed as women broke into a private home on Saturday and began firing rocket-propelled grenades at their target next door: the headquarters of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission, the latest...
  • New challenges, new solutions [Commentary]

    New challenges, new solutions [Commentary]
    America has crossed a few ominous thresholds that should give us pause. For one, poisonings are killing more people than car crashes in the United States, making them the leading cause of accidental death in the country for the first time. The vast...
  • Body found in D.C. park may be that of girl's abductor

    Body found in D.C. park may be that of girl's abductor
    Police desperately searching for 8-year-old Relisha Rudd in a Northeast Washington park on Monday instead found a body they believe is that of the man suspected of abducting the girl weeks ago. The discovery came as a shock to searchers who had spent...
  • Suicide blast at Afghan Interior Ministry kills 6 police officers

    Suicide blast at Afghan Interior Ministry kills 6 police officers
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A Taliban suicide bomber managed to get past a security checkpoint Wednesday and then blew himself up at the entrance to the Afghan Interior Ministry, killing six police officers on the last day of campaigning in this country’s...
  • Long-ago victim puts face on torment of bullying

    As long-ago bullying victim Diane Silviotti spoke to a standing-room-only audience of children and adults in the Boys and Girls Club of Easton last week, 13-year-old Jasaydi Clemente edged toward the front. Silviotti's cerebral palsy makes her difficult...
  • Father's depression, suicide don't define East Ridge softball player |Video

    Father's depression, suicide don't define East Ridge softball player |<b>Video</b>
    CLERMONT — Dangling from a parachute, Shannon Schmitt and her father whipped through the sky above the Gulf of Mexico. As they suddenly dipped into the ocean waves, Schmitt shrieked. Her father, Jim, turned to her with a huge smile and said, "This...
  • FBI file sheds more light on disgraced ex-Metra CEO

    FBI file sheds more light on disgraced ex-Metra CEO
    The FBI conducted a 22-month investigation of former Metra Executive Director Phil Pagano, concluding that he did not embezzle any money other than the $475,000 he was accused of taking from Metra, newly released records show. The documents shed light...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Hijacking theory gives relatives hope

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Hijacking theory gives relatives hope
    The possibility that Malaysia Air Flight 370 was hijacked has heartened the relatives of passengers who are holding out hope that the missing plane landed in some remote location, perhaps a tropical island. "My gut feeling is that it landed. I still...
  • Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'

    Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'
    BEIJING — The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has expanded to cover an impossibly vast swath of Asia extending from Kazakhstan to Australia, with Malaysia appealing for as many airplanes and ships as the world can provide. The...
  • Slippery Slope

    Slippery Slope
    Much has been written about assisted suicide, or death with dignity. What you call it depends on what side of the fence you’re on spinning as fast as you can. I’m spinning against it. I’ve read many pieces in The Courant and elsewhere...
  • Suicide prevention webinar planned Friday for Harford health professionals

    University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health will host a webinar about suicide prevention in Harford County on Friday, March 21, presented in partnership with the Harford County Department of Community Services and Harford County Health Department. The...