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Bipartisan push on mental health crisis that COVID worsened

WASHINGTON (AP) — A major effort to overhaul care for people in the United States with mental health and drug problems is gaining traction as Congress and the Biden administration work on overlapping ...

With students in turmoil, US teachers train in mental health

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As Benito Luna-Herrera teaches his 7th grade social studies classes, he is on alert for signs of inner turmoil. And there is so much of it these days. One of his...

Mormons lower temperature on hot-button issues at conference

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Top leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints addressed COVID-19, the church's support of non-discrimination laws, war in Ukraine and legacies of racism at the f...

Man falls to his death from 20th floor of Taipei's Marriott Hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young man fell to his death from the top floor of a five-star hotel in Taipei on Tuesday (March 29), and an investigation is currently underway into the cause of the inc...

2 explosions rock Uganda's capital, Kampala, killing 3

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Two explosions rocked Uganda's capital, Kampala, on Tuesday, killing at least three civilians in what police described as a coordinated attack by extremists opposed to the gover...

Coroner to investigate circumstances of Sean Wainui's death

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The death of New Zealand Super Rugby player Sean Wainui in an auto accident is being treated as suspected suicide, a coroner said Tuesday. Wainui died ...

Suspected suicide bombing at Indonesian church wounds 14 people

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two suspected suicide bombers blew themselves up outside a Catholic church in the Indonesian city of Makassar on Sunday, wounding fourteen people on the first day of the Easter Hol...

Taiwanese man self immolates to protest closure of pro-China CTi News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An elderly man suffered third-degree burns on 36 percent of his body on Wednesday evening (Dec. 2) after he set himself on fire in an apparent protest of the closure of pr...

College student 6th suspected suicide incident in Taiwan in 9 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The death of a young man on Tuesday (Nov. 17) marks the sixth suspected suicide incident involving a college student in Taiwan in the past nine days, prompting university ...

Bollywood's powerful file suit against Indian news channels

NEW DELHI (AP) — Top Bollywood filmmakers and industry unions have filed a lawsuit against two popular TV news channels, asking them to refrain from "irresponsible, derogatory and defamatory remarks a...

Bollywood actress at the center of media frenzy granted bail

NEW DELHI (AP) — A Bollywood actress who was arrested by India's narcotics agency, setting off a media frenzy that has gripped the nation, walked out of jail on Wednesday after being granted bail. ...

Duterte pleads for calm after police fatally shoot troops

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president flew to the country’s volatile south on Friday to plead with military forces not to retaliate following the fatal police shootings of four soldie...

Philippine army: fatal police shooting of troops a `rubout'

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine army chief on Tuesday angrily called the fatal police shooting of four soldiers, including two officers, “a rubout” and demanded justice for the killings whic...

Body of woman, suspected of self-immolation, found in Miaoli, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The body of a yet-to-be-identified woman was discovered near a construction site along Taiwan’s Provincial Highway No. 13 in Miaoli County early Sunday (July 28). ...

Artist Peter Max's wife found dead in a suspected suicide

NEW YORK (AP) — The wife of the artist Peter Max has died in a suspected suicide amid a family fight over her husband's work. New York City Police say Mary Max was found dead Sunday ...