As America struggles to deal with gun violence and its effect on mental health, experts warn that 'the trauma could be lifelong'
As America struggles to deal with gun violence and its effect on mental health, experts warn that 'the trauma could be lifelong'

While mental health of the families dealing with gun violence forms an important part of the narrative another question that arises is regarding the motive of the violence in the first place.

To end suicide tourism, countries should give citizens a real choice in end-of-life issues, say experts
To end suicide tourism, countries should give citizens a real choice in end-of-life issues, say experts

A Gallop poll in 2018 revealed that three out of four adult Americans, a shocking 72%, were in support of laws that allow patients seeking the assistance of a physician in ending their lives.

Donald Trump's 'hat hair' steals the show during his visit to Virginia church
Donald Trump's 'hat hair' steals the show during his visit to Virginia church

Trump was visiting the McLean Bible Church to pray for the victims and community of Virginia Beach after Friday's shooting, which left 12 dead and multiple others injured.

Chris Watts' girlfriend provided 'bombshell' information linking him to murders of wife and daughters, say authorities
Chris Watts' girlfriend provided 'bombshell' information linking him to murders of wife and daughters, say authorities

Nichol Kessinger is said to have been key to shifting the investigators' attention towards Chris Watts as a suspect

El Chapo's 91-year-old mother granted permission to see him in prison, says she will get him enchiladas
El Chapo's 91-year-old mother granted permission to see him in prison, says she will get him enchiladas

While the incarcerated drug lord's mother said the US embassy has given permission to visit her son, she is yet to receive the actual visa or set a date for the trip.

Chris Watts' brutal killing of Shanann and his daughters still haunt investigators and first responders, new documentary reveals
Chris Watts' brutal killing of Shanann and his daughters still haunt investigators and first responders, new documentary reveals

The prosecutor said that they will 'never be the same'. Having to remove the Watts' children from the oil tanks and more has impacted the first responders, police, and others involved with the case, on a really deep level.

Former Air Force Academy cadet who violently raped female cadet and hit her till she felt 'dazed' faces jail term
Former Air Force Academy cadet who violently raped female cadet and hit her till she felt 'dazed' faces jail term

20-year-old Alvaro Pablo Velarde was disenrolled from the academy following his indictment and now faces a spell behind bars

Man who buried 7-year-old son's corpse in concrete after he suffocated in a dog kennel charged with murder
Man who buried 7-year-old son's corpse in concrete after he suffocated in a dog kennel charged with murder

39-year-old Leland Pankey was accused of murdering his young son, Caden McWilliams, in July last year, before he concealed the child's remains inside a storage facility

Trump announces 5% tariffs on Mexican goods in a bid to stem surge of migrants
Trump announces 5% tariffs on Mexican goods in a bid to stem surge of migrants

Trump made the announcement by tweet after telling reporters earlier Thursday that he was planning 'a major statement' that would be his 'biggest' so far on the border. The White House said Trump would be using the International Emergency Economic Powers Act to implement the tariff.

Sunday climbers and corrupt operators mean death: Mount Everest was always an accident waiting to happen, says summit veteran
Sunday climbers and corrupt operators mean death: Mount Everest was always an accident waiting to happen, says summit veteran

Eleven deaths have been reported so far in a recent Mount Everest expedition. The latest one being that of 62-year-old Colorado attorney Christopher Kulish.

1 dead, 130 injured as twisters rip through Ohio and Indiana seriously damaging homes and churning up debris
1 dead, 130 injured as twisters rip through Ohio and Indiana seriously damaging homes and churning up debris

The winds peeled away roofs — leaving homes looking like giant dollhouses — knocked houses off their foundations, toppled trees, brought down power lines and churned up so much debris that it was visible on radar. Highway crews had to use snowplows to clear an Ohio interstate

More than 1,700 University of Colorado students photographed for facial recognition study
More than 1,700 University of Colorado students photographed for facial recognition study

A University of Colorado professor set up a long-range surveillance camera in an office window that captured more than 16,000 images of passers-by during the spring semesters of 2012 and 2013.

El Chapo's demand for 'outdoor activity' may be part of plot to escape before June sentencing, say authorities
El Chapo's demand for 'outdoor activity' may be part of plot to escape before June sentencing, say authorities

El Chapo had previously escaped on two occasions — from a prison in Mexico in 2001 after bribing guards, and then again in 2015 via a 1.5 km tunnel under his jail cell

Judge temporarily blocks Trump from using defense funds to build parts of his US-Mexico border wall
Judge temporarily blocks Trump from using defense funds to build parts of his US-Mexico border wall

A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency

Federal prisoner who spent 35 years in solitary confinement for triple murders dies at age 67
Federal prisoner who spent 35 years in solitary confinement for triple murders dies at age 67

Thomas Silverstein has been behind bars since 1977, spending a vast majority of those years in confinement in absolute isolation

Vermont, California, New York and more rush to expand abortion access as other states seek to restrict it
Vermont, California, New York and more rush to expand abortion access as other states seek to restrict it

In midst of #StopTheBans rallies there are states that are actually expanding their abortion access, in hopes that if there comes a situation that the landmark verdict that breathed new life into reproductive rights in America is overturned, the government would not be able to interfere with it.

Columbine school shooting survivor and champion against opioid addiction Austin Eubanks found dead at age 37
Columbine school shooting survivor and champion against opioid addiction Austin Eubanks found dead at age 37

In a statement his family released, they said Eubanks 'lost the battle with the very disease he fought so hard to help others face'

IM Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies aged 102
IM Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies aged 102

His buildings added elegance to landscapes worldwide with their powerful geometric shapes and grand spaces. Among them are the striking steel and glass Bank of China skyscraper in Hong Kong and the Fragrant Hill Hotel near Beijing.

16-year-old Colorado STEM school shooting suspect to be tried as an adult, expected to face 48 counts including first-degree murder
16-year-old Colorado STEM school shooting suspect to be tried as an adult, expected to face 48 counts including first-degree murder

Devon Michael Erickson, 18 and Alec McKinney, 16 will both be charged as adults in the Colorado school shooting trial. The two teens are accused of killing one student and wounding eight more at STEM School Highlands Ranch

World War II veteran and nation's oldest Medal of Honor recipient dies in Oregon at 98
World War II veteran and nation's oldest Medal of Honor recipient dies in Oregon at 98

World War II veteran Bob Maxwell died more than seven decades after grabbing a blanket and throwing himself on a German hand grenade in France to save his squad mates

Oregon man wanted for sexually assaulting multiple young girls turns himself in after 23 years on the run
Oregon man wanted for sexually assaulting multiple young girls turns himself in after 23 years on the run

62-year-old Wayne Arthur Silsbee is believed to be involved in multiple incidents of sexual assault involving several female victims who were between the ages of eight and 10 at the time of the offenses

Colorado school shooting suspect Devon Erickson had a past of bullying and violence, reveals former friend
Colorado school shooting suspect Devon Erickson had a past of bullying and violence, reveals former friend

One of the alleged shooters, 18-year-old Devon Erickson, joked about shootings and would even threaten fellow students at times.

Measles outbreak: Counties in Illinois, Florida and Texas among those at highest risk of disease, say Johns Hopkins researchers
Measles outbreak: Counties in Illinois, Florida and Texas among those at highest risk of disease, say Johns Hopkins researchers

A part of the reason cases are on the rise is because of a growing fear of vaccines among people, despite the fact that an estimated 20 million lives have been saved by immunization from the disease due to vaccines since 2000

Kendrick Castillo: Colorado school shooting victim's father warned him "not to be a hero", but he diasgreed, "you raised a good person"
Kendrick Castillo: Colorado school shooting victim's father warned him "not to be a hero", but he diasgreed, "you raised a good person"

The 18-year-old teenager bravely lunged at one of the shooters, giving his classmates a window to run and hide themselves.

Hero students disarmed gunman during Colorado school shooting with 'no thought for their own safety'
Hero students disarmed gunman during Colorado school shooting with 'no thought for their own safety'

Actions of Kendrick Castillo, Brendan Bialy and Joshua Jones minimized the bloodshed from Tuesday's attack at the school south of Denver that wounded eight students and killed 18-year-old Castillo

Suspects in Colorado school shooting appear in court for the first time since the incident
Suspects in Colorado school shooting appear in court for the first time since the incident

Neither of the suspects, 18-year-old Devon Erickson nor the other 16-year-old shooter was formally charged at the hearing. Prosecutors are yet to decide whether they will seek to try the juvenile as an adult.

One of the two Colorado school shooters was a 'juvenile girl' who cops thought 'was a male by appearance'
One of the two Colorado school shooters was a 'juvenile girl' who cops thought 'was a male by appearance'

Authorities on Tuesday identified the juvenile suspect as a boy but Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock on Wednesday told reporters that the juvenile suspect is a girl

Edits made to Colorado school's Wikipedia page in April foresaw mass shooting that left 1 dead, 8 injured
Edits made to Colorado school's Wikipedia page in April foresaw mass shooting that left 1 dead, 8 injured

The shooting at the STEM School Highlands Ranch on Tuesday comes just weeks after the community mourned the 1999 Columbine High School massacre

Suspect identified in Colorado STEM school shooting which left 1 dead, 8 injured
Suspect identified in Colorado STEM school shooting which left 1 dead, 8 injured

The sheriff’s office is warning people to stay away from the school at 8773 S. Ridgeline Blvd and an investigation is ongoing

Denver holds 'magic mushroom' decriminalization vote, could become first US city to decriminalize psilocybin
Denver holds 'magic mushroom' decriminalization vote, could become first US city to decriminalize psilocybin

Psilocybin decriminalization campaign organizers have said their only goal is to keep people out of jail in Denver for using or possessing the drug to cope with depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress

Truck driver, 23, charged with 40 criminal counts for causing 28-car pileup that killed four in Colorado highway
Truck driver, 23, charged with 40 criminal counts for causing 28-car pileup that killed four in Colorado highway

The truck was going at least 85 mph on a part of Interstate 70 where commercial vehicles are limited to 45 mph, police say.

Chris Watts spends jail time thinking about the past and wishing 'he had handled things differently', reveals family friend
Chris Watts spends jail time thinking about the past and wishing 'he had handled things differently', reveals family friend

With all the free time on his hands, Chris Watts spends most of it thinking about the past and wishing he could go back in time.

Denver landlord who refused to lease property to Muslim pair must pay $675,000
Denver landlord who refused to lease property to Muslim pair must pay $675,000

The three men sued last year, generating local news coverage and online pleas to boycott the woman's business, which mirrored the response to racist comments captured on tape or video across the U.S. in recent months

Chris Watts 'looking into ways to appeal' conviction for murdering his family as he rethinks pleading guilty in the case
Chris Watts 'looking into ways to appeal' conviction for murdering his family as he rethinks pleading guilty in the case

The 33-year-old killer is weighing his legal options to decide whether to appeal his punishment and is currently speaking with attorneys over the phone.

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet jumps into Democratic presidential race after taking a break for cancer treatment
Colorado Senator Michael Bennet jumps into Democratic presidential race after taking a break for cancer treatment

Bennet's understated style and distaste for the sound bites required in a political campaign usually led to speculation that he'd seek a Cabinet position rather than try to become the next president.

Woman with measles attends 'Avengers: Endgame' screener, puts hundreds at risk of contracting the virus
Woman with measles attends 'Avengers: Endgame' screener, puts hundreds at risk of contracting the virus

The woman, who hasn't been identified yet, is in her 20s and had recently returned from a vacation in Vietnam, where there is a measles outbreak.

JonBenet Ramsey's father was 'in total disbelief' after he was declared the prime suspect in her murder
JonBenet Ramsey's father was 'in total disbelief' after he was declared the prime suspect in her murder

John Ramsey also opened up about the time he and his wife Patsy were cleared by investigators around 12 years after JonBenet's death but then two years later, Patsy died of cancer.

Truck driver 'closed his eyes in fear' moments before deadly Colorado highway crash after brakes failed
Truck driver 'closed his eyes in fear' moments before deadly Colorado highway crash after brakes failed

One driver whose vehicle was passed by the speeding truck said he saw that "the driver of the semi was 'wide eyed' with a terrified look on his face."

Colorado highway pileup: Carnage leaves many dead and at least 10 injured
Colorado highway pileup: Carnage leaves many dead and at least 10 injured

The exact death toll in the accident has not yet been revealed by authorities, but officials have confirmed that there were "multiple fatalities" in the crash which occurred on Thursday

Who killed 6-year-old pageant star JonBenet Ramsey? Here are 8 possible suspects
Who killed 6-year-old pageant star JonBenet Ramsey? Here are 8 possible suspects

The killer of JonBenet Ramsey is still at large and the case remains unsolved despite the fact it has been more than two decades since the girl was murdered

There are still 15 states in America where you can be fired for being gay or transgender
There are still 15 states in America where you can be fired for being gay or transgender

Of the states without employment protection for the LGBTQ community, Texas leads the list with the highest LGBTQ population (873,454), followed by North Carolina.

Remembering the 13 victims of the Columbine High School shooting 20 years on
Remembering the 13 victims of the Columbine High School shooting 20 years on

This is a tribute to the 13 lost lives who unsuspectingly went about their day at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999.

Columbine High School massacre, 20 years on: How the terror unfolded that fateful day in April
Columbine High School massacre, 20 years on: How the terror unfolded that fateful day in April

12th-grade senior students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold shot dead 12 students and 1 teacher before turning their guns on themselves

20 years after Columbine, the effects of school shootings on officers' mental health are still largely unknown
20 years after Columbine, the effects of school shootings on officers' mental health are still largely unknown

Experts say agencies are reluctant to let researchers interview officers and dredge up potentially painful memories

Young woman 'infatuated' with Columbine massacre found dead in apparent suicide after massive FBI hunt
Young woman 'infatuated' with Columbine massacre found dead in apparent suicide after massive FBI hunt

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader said 18-year-old Sol Pais was discovered by the FBI with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

Teen 'infatuated' with Columbine massacre found dead after threatening a similar shooting spree
Teen 'infatuated' with Columbine massacre found dead after threatening a similar shooting spree

18-year-old Sol Pais, who reportedly traveled to Denver from Miami, Florida, on April 15 night, bought a pump-action shotgun as well as ammunition

Charles Manson's son killed himself because 'he couldn't live down who his father was', claims grandson
Charles Manson's son killed himself because 'he couldn't live down who his father was', claims grandson

Charles Manson Jr. took his own life on June 29, 1993 after struggling to come to terms with the heinous crimes his infamous father had committed

Chris Watts may be forced to remove photos of murdered wife, daughters he keeps in his cell following petition
Chris Watts may be forced to remove photos of murdered wife, daughters he keeps in his cell following petition

33-year-old Chris Watts is currently serving several life sentences after he pleaded guilty in November 2018 to murdering his 34-year-old pregnant wife Shanann, and their two young daughters: Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, in August 2018

With measles outbreak declared a health emergency in two states, should we brace for far worse infections?
With measles outbreak declared a health emergency in two states, should we brace for far worse infections?

A total of 16 US states have reported cases of measles outbreak with Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts and Nevada witnessing their first cases of the year.

Louisiana teen found safe a week after she disappeared with a 47-year-old man she 'madly loves'
Louisiana teen found safe a week after she disappeared with a 47-year-old man she 'madly loves'

According to the young girl's family, she is now safe and will return home soon. However, they hold the 47-year-old man responsible for the girl's disappearance

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