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Suicide

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  • Monica tries conscious uncoupling from Hillary

    An essay in Vanity Fair last week taught us more about Monica Lewinsky than we had learned since Ken Starr wrote his sordid X-rated report in 1998. She has gained some wisdom from her brush with infamy. Her ostensible reason for writing now is to help...
  • Ferry sinking haunts South Korea school as classes resume

    Ferry sinking haunts South Korea school as classes resume
    ANSAN, South Korea – Seniors from the high school that lost scores of students in last week’s ferry sinking returned to class Thursday, a step toward resuming normal routines in the community that’s become the focal point of South Korea&...
  • Broadneck students tap 'Les Miserables' to raise money, awareness for suicide prevention

    Broadneck students tap 'Les Miserables' to raise money, awareness for suicide prevention
    Students at Broadneck High School assemble each year for a theater production, but this year's offering, "Les Miserables," carried a special meaning and mission. Director Emily Cory decided to use the performance as an opportunity to talk about and...
  • Protecting our protectors [Commentary]

    Protecting our protectors [Commentary]
    We are often left with nothing but unanswerable questions after we lose someone to suicide. "Why?" becomes "did we miss the signs?" and usually culminates with "what could we have done?" In March of 2011, I asked these questions after a soldier in my...
  • Bathroom video, bullying led to teen's suicide, parents say

    Bathroom video, bullying led to teen's suicide, parents say
    A San Diego couple says their 14-year-old son committed suicide after a video taken of him allegedly masturbating in a school bathroom went viral and subjected him to constant teasing and bullying. In a $1-million claim filed against the San Diego...
  • Suicide bombing at market in Afghanistan kills 89 people

    A suicide bomber struck a busy market in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 89 people in one of the country’s deadliest attacks in months. The bombing in restive Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan, was a grim reminder of...
  • Police: Man might have killed himself at Dog Beach

    Huntington Beach police believe a man might have committed suicide in the Dog Beach parking lot Tuesday morning. Authorities released few details about the incident but said a parking officer found the man shortly after 9 a.m. in a vehicle parked...
  • Smoking may increase suicide risk, study says

    Smoking may increase suicide risk, study says
    It's well known that cigarettes are bad for your health, but does smoking make you more likely to kill yourself too? In a paper published Wednesday in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, authors argued that smoking and suicide may be more closely...
  • Let's treat gun safety as a public health issue

    Quick, are you more likely to die by a bullet or in a car crash? Common sense would seem to suggest the latter. Cars are everywhere. We are an auto-obsessed nation. To be American is to drive -- everywhere. Teenagers itch to get behind the wheel, and the...
  • Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling

    Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling
    Maryland's largest and most lucrative casino threw an Independence Day party this month for one of its biggest neighbors: Fort Meade, the massive Army base just five miles down the road. In many ways, it was the archetypal Fourth of July civic event...
  • Suicide call prompts large police response

    A large contingent of police officers and at least eight cars responded to an apartment complex at Bear Street and Paularino Avenue in Costa Mesa on Friday afternoon after a call about a possibly suicidal man, according to authorities. Officers tried to...