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Suicide

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  • 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...
  • Lawsuit Filed After Bristol Murder-Suicide

    Lawsuit Filed After Bristol Murder-Suicide
    The estate of Kyla Ryng, who was fatally shot by her husband, Alexander, in their Bristol home before he killed himself June 4, has sued Alexander Ryng's estate, saying he "began to act increasingly erratically, violently, and/or dangerously" once he...
  • Drew Ferraro case moved to Burbank

    Drew Ferraro case moved to Burbank
    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge relinquished the case involving a former Crescenta Valley High student who killed himself after deeming it "too complicated," court records show. The case stems from the lawsuit filed against the Glendale Unified...
  • Young women used in Nigerian suicide bombings

    Young women used in Nigerian suicide bombings
    Wearing long hijabs, the anonymous women squeeze quietly into crowds, barely noticed. One slipped in among students gathered Wednesday at a notice board of a college campus in the northern Nigerian city of Kano. She detonated a hidden bomb, killing...
  • App developers hope to help veterans battling mental health issues

    Dave Smith hit his lowest low in March 2012. The retired Marine and Iraq combat veteran separated from his family and friends, broke up with his girlfriend and spent nights drinking himself into oblivion. One afternoon, he put a loaded shotgun in...
  • To be or not to be: Playwrights on the complex issue of suicide

    To be or not to be: Playwrights on the complex issue of suicide
    "There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide." Albert Camus' famous opening sentence from "The Myth of Sisyphus" is obviously directed to people who aren't standing on the window ledge. Those planning to kill themselves...
  • Unidentified stranger saves man from jumping off bridge onto highway

    A suicidal man who took numerous prescription pills and drank gasoline was preparing to jump to his death from a bridge over Interstate 380 last week when a passing motorist intervened and saved his life, police said. Pocono Mountain Regional police...