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Suicide

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  • Mort Sahl tells of time Robin Williams was his one fan

    MILL VALLEY Calif. (Reuters) - Robin Williams was the only person who came backstage to see him when satirist Mort Sahl gave a show 17 years ago, and the 87-year-old comic said it marked the start of a close friendship that ended with the comedian's...
  • Robin Williams: See him as reason to live

    Robin Williams: See him as reason to live
    Robin Williams' death is prompting a discussion about depression and suicide that's unusual and welcome for the culture. Fans are heartbroken about his loss and fondly remember his long, varied career. But because of his stature as a beloved performer...
  • Christine M. Flowers: Suicide, an act of violence that assaults us all

    I first heard about Robin Williams' death while I was standing in line at my mother's viewing and a friend's BlackBerry dinged with the news alert from CNN. It was a surreal, if brief, moment. Not to be insensitive, but while I always liked Mindy's...
  • Modi promises access to banking for India's poor

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised on Friday greater access to financial services for nearly 500 million Indians who do not have a bank account, many of whom are now at the mercy of money lenders who charge extortionate interest....
  • GUSD continues to monitor students' social media posts

    GUSD continues to monitor students' social media posts
    Glendale school officials will continue to monitor students' public posts on social networking sites this academic year, saying they will then be able to intervene if students appear to be in danger of hurting themselves or others. Glendale Unified made...
  • Social media monitoring policy elicits mixed reaction

    Parents and students weighed in Thursday on a recent decision by Glendale school officials to continue monitoring students' public social media posts this school year. Throughout last school year, the Hermosa Beach-based company Geo Listening sent...
  • 'Mrs. Doubtfire' Daughter: 'It's As If My Favorite Teacher Died'

    Mara Wilson, the young actress who played Robin Williams' adorable daughter in "Mrs. Doubtfire," has broken her silence about the actor's suicide. Now 27 years-old, Wilson took to her blog to share some thoughts on Williams, saying "it's as if my...
  • Robin Williams Was In Early Stages of Parkinson's Disease, Says Wife

    Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's Disease at the time of his death, his wife Susan Schneider said in a new statement. "Robin's sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as...
  • Disney Channel Plans 'Aladdin' Telecasts in Honor of Robin Williams

    In remembrance of Robin Williams, special presentations of the animated classic "Aladdin" are set to air on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior this weekend. Williams, who was found dead on Monday morning in home, voiced the Genie in the film,...
  • Blood test may someday predict who is suicidal

    Blood test may someday predict who is suicidal
    A blood test that monitors changes in one specific gene may someday allow doctors to predict those likely to attempt suicide. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University identified a chemical alteration linked to stress reactions and plan more studies....
  • Australia asylum policy decried amid suicide reports, repatriations

    Australia asylum policy decried amid suicide reports, repatriations
    Australia's controversial asylum policies have come under renewed fire after reports this week that about a dozen mothers at a Christmas Island detention camp attempted suicide in desperate bids to get their children refugee status and shelter on the...