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  • Attackers storm Pakistan airport, killing 13

    Ten heavily armed attackers stormed the international airport in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, late Sunday night, prompting an hours-long gun battle that left 13 people dead before the assailants were killed, officials said. Pakistani security...
  • Taliban attacks Pakistan airport, 27 killed

    Taliban attacks Pakistan airport, 27 killed
    Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest airport Sunday and at least 27 people were killed in a dramatic nightlong battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets. The assault on Jinnah International Airport in...
  • Wrestling at Ripken Stadium: A running diary from our summer interns

    Wrestling at Ripken Stadium: A running diary from our summer interns
    Ripken Stadium — home of the Aberdeen IronBirds — was transformed into a wrestling arena Sunday night for the latest stop on TNA's Impact World Tour. In case you missed it, three dedicated and talented Baltimore Sun summer interns were there...
  • L.A. County board said unaware of U.S. focus on mentally ill inmates

    L.A. County board said unaware of U.S. focus on mentally ill inmates
    A member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors says he and his colleagues were kept in the dark about the extent of federal officials' concerns about alleged mistreatment of mentally ill inmates in county jails. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas...
  • San Quentin plans psychiatric hospital for death row inmates

     San Quentin plans psychiatric hospital for death row inmates
     Under court pressure to improve psychiatric care for deeply disturbed death row inmates, state officials are moving quickly to open a 40-bed hospital at San Quentin prison to house them. The court-appointed monitor of mental health care in California's...
  • Suicides rose during Great Recession. Could some have been prevented?

    The Great Recession that began in late 2007 resulted in about 12,940 suicides in North America and Europe -- and many of them could have been prevented, researchers said Wednesday. As far back as 1897, French sociologist Emile Durkheim observed the link...
  • Suicide bomber at army checkpoint outside Benghazi wounds 6

    Suicide bomber at army checkpoint outside Benghazi wounds 6
    A huge explosion likely caused by a suicide bomber at an army checkpoint outside the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed the attacker and wounded six others late on Wednesday, army officials said. A car exploded in Barsis, 30 miles east of the port...
  • Veteran Detroit police officer killed by husband in murder-suicide

    An off-duty Detroit police officer was shot and killed by her husband in what police are calling a murder-suicide, law enforcement officials said. The officer, who was not identified, was found inside her home on the 9900 block of Kinloch Street in...
  • Ti West's 'The Sacrament' finds horror in a realistic cult tale

    Ti West's 'The Sacrament' finds horror in a realistic cult tale
    Filmmaker Ti West has emerged as one of the freshest voices on the indie horror scene with films such as "The House of the Devil" and "The Innkeepers," knowingly playing with audiences' expectations and the genre rule book. So with his most recent film,...
  • 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...