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Regulators to Set up 3-Digit Suicide Hotline Number Like 911

NEW YORK — Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental health. “The three-digit number is really going to be a breakthr...

Federal New York Lockup Draws New Scrutiny in Epstein Death

NEW YORK — The apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein has brought new scrutiny to a federal jail in New York that, despite chronic understaffing, houses some of the highest-security inmates in the country. Epstein's death is also the latest black eye for the U...
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Gilroy Festival Gunman Killed Himself, Coroner Says

The gunman in the deadly Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting killed himself, according to a finding by the Santa Clara County coroner's office that contradicts earlier police accounts that officers fired the fatal ...
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Girls Cyberbullied More Than Boys as Harassment Increases

SEATTLE — Rachel Whalen remembers feeling gutted in high school when a former friend would mock her online postings, threaten to unfollow or unfriend her on social media and post inside jokes about her to others online. "There's just some pressure in that c...