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GHAZNI, Afghanistan – At least 34 people were killed on Sunday in two separate suicide bombings in Afghanistan that targeted a military base and a provincial chief, officials said.
Within the ranks of the storied 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 10 soldiers have taken their own lives so far this year.
ROME — The Vatican on Tuesday reaffirmed its stance that euthanasia and assisted suicide are “intrinsically evil,” and told priests they should minister to those contemplating such deaths to try to change their minds but shouldn’t be present at the end if they don’t.
A U.N.-backed tribunal on Tuesday convicted one member of the Hezbollah militant group and acquitted three others of involvement in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri 15 years ago.
Brett Bass has spent the past few years traveling to gun shows and retailers across Washington, educating people on safe weapon and medicine storage and the importance of a mental health crisis plan as part of his work with the Safer Homes Suicide Aware program.
When Netflix debuted “13 Reasons Why” in the spring of 2017, it quickly became one of the platform’s most popular – and controversial – offerings. The drama, which counted Selena Gomez among its executive producers and was adapted from the bestselling YA novel by Jay Asher, was full of issues teens navigate in high school.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump released a long-awaited plan Wednesday to address the persistently high number of suicides by veterans, with initiatives including firearm safety, wellness programs at workplaces and new barriers near railroads and bridges.
Consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic also are risk factors for suicide, experts say, including prolonged isolation, a down economy with massive job losses and an uptick in domestic violence.
A 27-year-old Honduran man died by apparent suicide at one of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s family detention centers, authorities said Thursday.
Tunisia’s interior ministry says two suicide bombers blew themselves up near the U.S. Embassy in the Tunisian capital and a police officer was killed
Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said the “top levels” of the Malaysian government long suspected that the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 almost six years ago was a mass murder-suicide by the pilot.
A powerful suicide bombing killed eight people and wounded 16 others in Pakistan’s restive Baluchistan province on Monday, local police said, when it struck an Islamist rally in the regional capital.
The younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester is just as guilty as the attacker, a British prosecutor said Tuesday, as the surviving sibling went on trial for murder.
The Supreme Court on Monday left in place the conviction of a Massachusetts woman who sent her boyfriend text messages urging him to kill himself.
In May, life became too much for Sally Anthony. She’d recently bought a home in Medical Lake and didn’t know a soul. Profoundly depressed and grieving the 2016 death of her husband, she decided that she’d had enough.
Accidental overdoses cause 90% of all U.S. opioid-related deaths while suicides account for far fewer of these fatalities than previously thought, a new analysis published Tuesday suggests.
Daybreak, which was founded in Spokane in 1978, says its financial situation follows the troubled expansion of its treatment facility in the Vancouver area. Now the organization is seeking loans and donations to continue providing services on both sides of the state. “The idea that Spokane youth, and youth across the state, will not have access to our services quite literally is a life-or-death situation that we are dealing with,” a spokeswoman said.
When industrial metal staples Static-X brought its signature “evil disco” sound to the Knitting Factory for the first time since 2012 on Thursday night, the Spokane audience refused to miss a beat.
The Federal Communications Commission is setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline.
A powerful suicide bombing targeted an under-construction medical facility on Wednesday near Bagram Air Base, the main American base north of the Afghan capital, the U.S. military said, and six Afghans were reported wounded.