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  • Theater review: 'Crimes of the Heart' from Theatre Downtown

     Theater review: 'Crimes of the Heart' from Theatre Downtown
    In Beth Henley's "Crimes of the Heart," Meg Magrath has come home to small-town Mississippi to reunite with her sisters — but it's no happy family reunion. Meg has returned to her childhood home to lend a hand to her sister, Babe, arrested after...
  • Film Review: 'Cybernatural'

    A victim of cyberbullying gets her revenge on the teens responsible for her suicide in "Cybernatural," a horror movie distinguished by the device that everything takes place on one character's computer screen. That means the entire story unfolds via...
  • Police suspect Virginia man shot wife and three kids in murder-suicide

    Police suspect Virginia man shot wife and three kids in murder-suicide
    A family of five was found shot to death in their Virginia home late Sunday in what authorities suspect was a murder-suicide. A relative walked into the Culpeper house around 10 p.m. Sunday and discovered the bodies of the parents, Clarence and Shauna...
  • Tunneling under 'Triangle of Death,' Islamic State nears Baghdad from south

    Tunneling under 'Triangle of Death,' Islamic State nears Baghdad from south
    Using secret tunnels built by Saddam Hussein and rough terrain to outfox Iraqi troops, Islamic State insurgents are getting dangerously close to Baghdad with the support of heavily-armed Sunni tribesmen, Iraqi security and intelligence officials said....
  • Farmer suicides reflect growing desperation in rural India

    Farmer suicides reflect growing desperation in rural India
    The day before his little sister's engagement party, Vibhishan Tapse was in a buoyant mood. He laughed with his mother and teased the bride-to-be as they prepared food and set out sweets for 200 guests who would begin arriving the next morning. Months...
  • STAP stem cell controversy ends in suicide for Japanese scientist

    STAP stem cell controversy ends in suicide for Japanese scientist
    A Japanese scientist who played an instrumental role in two discredited studies about a new type of stem cells hanged himself at his research institute in Kobe, according to media reports there. Yoshiki Sasai, a deputy director of the RIKEN Center for...
  • Death of Maine family a murder-suicide: police

    Death of Maine family a murder-suicide: police
    A man in the southern Maine city of Saco shot dead his wife and three children before turning the shotgun on himself, police said on Monday, calling the incident one of the worst cases of domestic violence in state history. The five members of the...
  • Bomber who killed Afghan president's cousin hid explosives under cap

    Bomber who killed Afghan president's cousin hid explosives under cap
    A young suicide bomber with explosives hidden beneath his cap assassinated a politically influential cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday, a provincial official said. The 24-year-old attacker blew himself up in a reception room at...
  • 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....
  • Police: Suicidal man taken for evaluation after barricading himself in Hampton home

    Police: Suicidal man taken for evaluation after barricading himself  in Hampton home
    A man has been taken to a local hospital for a mental evaluation after barricading himself inside a Hampton home and threatening to commit suicide,  police said. Just after 1:30 p.m Tuesday,  a relative contacted dispatchers and asked police to go to...
  • 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...