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Jailed, Some Mentally Ill Inmates Land In Solitary Confinement

(87) Comments | Posted September 20, 2014 | 4:47 PM

Day or night, the lights inside cell 135C of central New Mexico's Valencia County Detention Center were always on.

Locked inside, alone, for months, Jan Green — a 52-year-old computer technician with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder — rocked on a bench for hours, confiding in an imaginary companion.

"I would...

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U.S. Jails Struggle With Role As Makeshift Asylums

(16) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 2:29 AM

CHICAGO (AP) -- Peering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical social worker Elli Petacque Montgomery, his bulging eyes a clue that something's not right.

"They say I got bipolar, that's all," he...

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50 años: ¿Entonces, dónde estabas cuando mataron a Kennedy?

(14) Comments | Posted November 15, 2013 | 11:40 AM

Aún la tienen fresca en la memoria, la voz que les dio la noticia. Fue en la radio, interrumpiendo la música, o fue en la escuela, por los altoparlantes. Recuerdan las plegarias emanadas de la gente en calles y aceras, en cafés y negocios. Los llantos, las expresiones de asombro...

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Adam Lanza Was A 'Loner' Who Felt Little Pain: Teacher

(2661) Comments | Posted December 15, 2012 | 6:03 PM

A day after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, details continue to emerge about the victims, the gunman, and the events leading up to the massacre.

On Saturday afternoon, the Connecticut State Police released a list of the names of the 6 adults and 20 young children shot...

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Superstorm Sandy: New Jersey, New York, East Coast Assess Hurricane's Wrath (PHOTOS, LIVE UPDATES)

(0) Comments | Posted October 31, 2012 | 8:19 AM

By ADAM GELLER, ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW YORK -- People in the coastal corridor battered by superstorm Sandy took the first cautious steps Wednesday to reclaim routines upended by the disaster, even as rescuers combed neighborhoods strewn with debris and scarred by floods and fire.

But while New York City buses...

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Superstorm Sandy: New Jersey, New York, East Coast Assess Hurricane's Wrath (PHOTOS, LIVE UPDATES)

(818) Comments | Posted October 31, 2012 | 8:19 AM

By ADAM GELLER, ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW YORK -- People in the coastal corridor battered by superstorm Sandy took the first cautious steps Wednesday to reclaim routines upended by the disaster, even as rescuers combed neighborhoods strewn with debris and scarred by floods and fire.

But while New York City buses...

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Huracán Sandy: Noreste de EE.UU. trata de recuperar la normalidad

(2) Comments | Posted October 31, 2012 | 8:15 AM

NUEVA YORK (AP) — Se reanudaban los vuelos, pero gradualmente. La Bolsa de Valores de Nueva York volvió a realizar sus transacciones, pero usando generadores de electricidad. Y mientras el servicio de los subterráneos aún sigue suspendido un gran número de personas cruzaba a pie el puente de Brooklyn hacia...

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Rights Ain't Right

(64) Comments | Posted February 23, 2011 | 2:21 PM

Like many people who are following the budget crisis in Wisconsin, as well as in New Jersey and other states, I was interested in reading the latest Gallup poll findings pertaining to public unions and their collective bargaining power.

I've certainly been following this issue closely in the...

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