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Death of bullied Utah girl draws anger over suicides, racism

When her 10-year-old daughter tried spraying air freshener on herself before school one morning, Brittany Tichenor-Cox suspected something was wrong with the sweet little girl whose beaming smile had gone dormant after she started the fifth grade.

Magic mushroom-based therapy for depression shows promise

"A high dose of psilocybin works immediately, the day after, for a large number of people and continues to work," Compass CEO George Goldsmith said in an interview before the results were made public in a news release. Patients in the trial also all received psychological counseling in addition to the drug.

Islamic State claims mosque bombing in south Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide bombing on a Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan that killed 47 people and wounded scores more. Relatives laid the bodies of the victims to rest Saturday and called on the Taliban to protect them.

Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 47

Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 47 people and wounding 70, a Taliban official said. It was the deadliest day since the U.S. military withdrawal.

Dad Daze: Why children need mental health days off from school

Why would energetic kids, of all people, need a hiatus from class? Well, it's appropriate that John Hughes' native state, Illinois, where all his teen films were shot, is allowing students as many as five mental health days off from school per year starting in January.

IS bomber kills 46 inside Afghan mosque, challenges Taliban

 An Islamic State suicide bomber struck at a mosque packed with Shiite Muslim worshippers in northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 46 people and wounding dozens in the latest security challenge to the Taliban as they transition from insurgency to governance.

FailSafe for Life raises awareness with suicide prevention movie, training

Sabrina Votava started the Spokane nonprofit FailSafe for Life in 2016 to encourage dialogue and training in suicide prevention. That foothold took years for her to reach – along with a grief process – after 2003 when two of her brothers died from suicide six months apart.

Now president, Joe Biden to mark 9/11 rite amid new terror fear

NEW YORK — He will again make the ritual journey to sacred American landmarks of loss. He will once more bow his head in silent prayer. He will repeat words of comfort for those whose lives changed forever on that brilliant September day two decades ago.

Over 24 hours in Kabul, brutality, trauma, moments of grace

Bone-tired like everyone else in Kabul, Taliban fighters spent the last moments of the 20-year Afghanistan war watching the night skies for the flares that would signal the United States was gone. From afar, U.S. generals watched video screens with the same anticipation.

White House: U.S. has capacity to evacuate remaining Americans

The United States has the capacity to evacuate the approximately 300 U.S. citizens remaining in Afghanistan who want to leave before President Joe Biden's Tuesday deadline, senior Biden administration officials said Sunday, as another U.S. drone strike against suspected Islamic State militants underscored the grave threat in the war's final days.

U.S. says drone kills IS bombers targeting Kabul airport

A U.S. drone strike Sunday struck a vehicle carrying “multiple suicide bombers” from Afghanistan's Islamic State affiliate before they could target the ongoing military evacuation at Kabul's international airport, American officials said.

Biden pays respects to U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan

President Joe Biden met in solemn privacy Sunday with the families of the 13 U.S. troops killed in the suicide attack near the Kabul airport as the remains of their loved ones returned to U.S. soil from Afghanistan.

Taliban block Kabul airport to most as foreign airlifts wane

KABUL, Afghanistan – Taliban forces sealed off Kabul’s airport on Saturday to most Afghans hoping for evacuation, as the U.S. and its allies wound down a chaotic airlift that will end their troops’ two decades in Afghanistan.