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After a decline throughout the '90s, suicide rates have reversed course. Suicide has increased in almost every age group over the last 15 years.
April 21, 2016
Are there specific things you should say — or not say — to a family member or friend who seems to be potentially suicidal?
April 21, 2016
Citing "non-conformities" in the laboratory in Beijing, the sports agency said it revoked the lab's certification for up to four months. WADA also recently suspended Russia's lab.
April 21, 2016
FBI Director James Comey said Thursday the bureau spent "more than I will make in the remainder of this job," which comes out to be more than $1 million.
April 21, 2016
There were no dress circle lounges nor mezzanine bars 400 years ago. Back then, audience snacked on cold nibbles and ready-made street food from vendors they passed on their way to the performance.
April 21, 2016
Statistics about Greenland both distort and reveal. The average income is $33,000 — that's definitely "high." Yet in some ways it resembles a developing world country.
April 21, 2016
The news has drawn shocked, sad reaction from the music industry and beyond, as celebrities express heartbreak and love for the singer on social media.
April 21, 2016
NIH Director Francis Collins has stopped research at two leading labs for now. But an independent board of experts wants even more oversight to ensure patient safety is the top priority.
April 21, 2016
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be the new face of the $20 bill, while Jackson, who owned slaves, will move to the back. The two opposing figures represents how our democracy is supposed to work.
April 21, 2016
As some MMA fans suspected, the 27-year-old Dublin native's retirement announcement was simply a maneuver to gain leverage in his contract disagreement with the UFC.
April 21, 2016
The Syrian rescue worker reached Dulles Airport on his way to accept an award in Washington. But he was turned back, highlighting the suspicion Syrians face as they travel.
April 21, 2016
Prince was not only a spectacular musician but also a singular performer. From the Super Bowl to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he left a mark onstage.
April 21, 2016
Executives who get their firms in legal trouble could be forced to pay back bonuses retroactively.
April 21, 2016
Police are investigating a death at Prince's Paisley Park estate outside of Minneapolis, with the Carver County Sheriffs's Department saying that deputies are on the scene.
April 21, 2016
Over the course of just one day, Harriet Tubman and her new place on our money came to represent the eternal timeline of Internet phenomena.
April 21, 2016
Solar Impulse 2 is attempting to circumnavigate the world using only the sun's power. It has been grounded in Hawaii for maintenance and is now on a three day journey heading to California.
April 21, 2016
No wonder we don't feel rested after a first night in a new place: Half of our brain has stayed alert while the other half enjoyed deeper sleep, a study finds. We really have been half-asleep.
April 21, 2016
Anders Breivik — the right-wing extremist who killed 77 people in 2011 — has been treated inhumanely in prison, a Norwegian court says.
April 21, 2016
Some car owners could get a cash payment of $5,000; others could receive an offer to buy their car back, according to early reports on a possible deal with U.S. regulators.
April 21, 2016
The two nations topping the world in greenhouse gas emissions agreed at the Paris talks to cut way back. But critics have stalled a key part of the U.S. plan, and China's good start may be fragile.
April 21, 2016

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