The Army says that suicides among active duty personnel have doubled in recent years, and multiple deployments might contribute to that increase. NewsHour correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports.
Following a lull in violence in Iraq, bombings in the cities of Baghdad and Kirkuk killed dozens and wounded hundreds Monday. Analysts examine the state of security in Iraq and discuss the roots of ethnic and political tensions in the…
A gunman shot 21 people at North Illinois University on Thursday, killing five before turning his guns on himself. Chicago NewsHour correspondent Elizabeth Brackett reports on the aftermath of yesterday's events.
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A suicide bomb killed at least 12 Iraqis at a security checkpoint north of Baghdad on Monday, as news emerged that 2007 was the deadliest year for U.S. soldiers in Iraq since the war started, despite an overall drop in…
Farming in India has become difficult and costly, leading to thousands of farmers taking their own lives. The NewsHour reports on why the industry has become so challenging and what farmers are doing to get through this tough period.
The 23-year old Virginia Tech gunman, Cho Seung-Hui, has been described as a troubled loner. A clinical psychologist and a behavior analyst discuss the profiles of people who commit major crimes.
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The Food and Drug Administration may soon require drug companies to expand antidepressant warning labels to include increased suicide risk for young adults, according to a plan put forth by FDA officials at an advisory hearing Wednesday.
NewsHour Essayist Richard Rodriguez talks about suicide and the public and private faces of this act.
Essayist Chris Rose, a columnist at the New Orleans Times-Picayune, talks about the Crescent City and the one question he hears the most these days.
The Army highlighted ways it is intensifying suicide prevention efforts in Iraq after releasing a study Thursday showing the rate at which soldiers in that country take their own lives is higher than for the overall Army.
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