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NEW YORK (AP) — One psychiatry professor calls it "the conversation we're stuck with," a teachable moment growing out of horror. Each time mental illness is cited as a possible factor in a high-profile mass killing, there's a collective sigh among mental health professionals...
NEW YORK (AP) — One psychiatry professor calls it "the conversation we're stuck with," a teachable moment growing out of horror. Each time mental illness is cited as a possible factor in a high-profile mass killing, there's a collective sigh among mental health professionals...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn are either dead or dying in the Columbia River and its tributaries due to warming water temperatures. Federal and state fisheries biologists say the warm water is lethal for the cold...
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger have asked an appeals court to overturn his racketeering conviction, saying his trial was unfair. One of Bulger's lawyers argued Monday before the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that Bulger's right to a fair...
URBANA, Md. (AP) — A Virginia man was charged Monday with stabbing a man to death and seriously wounding the man's wife during a service at a Maryland church and retreat center on Sunday night. Song Su Kim, 30, of Falls Church, Virginia, was charged with first- and second-degree...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The latest on President Barack Obama's visit to Ethiopia (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Barack Obama is warning the world can't wait long to address the deteriorating situation in South Sudan. Obama is addressing South Sudan's civil war...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The United States and Turkey are finalizing plans for a military campaign to push the Islamic State out of a strip of land along the Syrian border, deepening efforts to halt the extremists' advances. A U.S. official said the creation of an "Islamic...
BOSTON (AP) — James "Whitey" Bulger's case is returning to court Monday — minus the notorious Boston gangster himself. A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston will hear oral arguments from Bulger's lawyers, who are trying to overturn his...
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Born and raised in the shadow of fame and litigation, shattered by the loss of her mother, Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown was overwhelmed by the achievements and demons of others before she could begin to figure out who she was. Bobbi Kristina died...