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Break the Silence: A Discussion on Mental Health in America

Carolyn Reinach Wolf | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Carolyn Reinach Wolf

Simply changing the verbiage and discussion about these tragedies does not address the underlying issues and concerns in the first place. For those with mental health instability, in whatever form and whatever the label, our country has failed them and our mental health system remains broken.

Obama: 'We Cannot Accept This'

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by urging Americans not to give up o...

Navy Yard Shooter, Snowden Backgrounds Both Checked By Same Firm

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The same company that scrutinized former spy agency contractor Edw...

TELL US: Which Is More Pressing: Mental Health Legislation Or Gun Control?

Posted 09.19.2013 | Black Voices

When gunfire erupted at the Washington, D.C. navy yard on Monday, so did the debate over our nation's gun control policies, legislation which allowed ...

FBI Director Gives New Details On Navy Yard Shooting

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

FBI Director James Comey provided new details on Monday's shooting at Washington Navy Yard that left 13 people dead. Speaking to reporters Thursday...

An Open Letter to Families Who Lost Loved Ones in the D.C. Navy Yard Mass Shooting

Gina LaGuardia-Schrecker | Posted 11.19.2013 | DC
Gina LaGuardia-Schrecker

You will wish with all you have -- all that you are -- that your loved one came home that Monday night, not that you are left with a piece of your heart now missing, splintered with shards of sadness.

Committee Seeks Records On Suspected Navy Yard Shooter

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee is seeking details about any VA health care or other services provided to the susp...

'Enough Is Enough'

Tatiana Lanteigne | Posted 11.17.2013 | Teen
Tatiana Lanteigne

Every day we have is a true gift, and as these tragedies have shown, it is important to enjoy each one. Before you go to bed at night, think of how lucky you are to not be one of the many people --- in Colorado, in Blacksburg, in D.C. -- whose lives have been cut short.

Amanda Terkel

Steny Hoyer: Navy Yard Shooting Will Renew Gun Control Debate | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said on Tuesday that he expects the tragic shooting at the Navy Yard will renew the debate aroun...

Jennifer Bendery

Navy Yard Employees Brace For Lost Friends After Day Of Horror | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was one of the worst days D.C. has seen in a long time. Twelve people were killed and 14 others were wounded at the Navy Yard on M...

Sabrina Siddiqui

White House Avoids Gun Control In Navy Yard Massacre | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Jay Carney was reluctant to reopen a debate on gun control Monday after 13 people were killed in a mass shoo...

Jennifer Bendery

Navy Commander Describes 'Running For My Life' As Man Killed Next To Him | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It sounded like someone fired off a cap gun at first -- one, then two, then eventually four shots from within the fourth floor of Buildi...

Man Leads Blind Colleague Away From Navy Yard Shooter, Briefly Restores Faith In Humanity

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

As a shooting unfolded in Washington Navy Yard on Monday, one man didn't hesitate to help guide his blind coworker away from the chaos. Yahoo! News...

Senate Postpones Votes After Navy Yard Shooting

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is postponing scheduled votes until Tuesday in response to the deadly shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. Moments after th...

Sam Stein

Obama Speaks On Navy Yard Shooting | Sam Stein | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaking hours after a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, President Barack Obama called the incident a "cowardly act" ...

Navy Yard Shooter Dead After Fatal Incident

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

A Navy Yard shooter who wreaked havoc on Washington, D.C. Monday morning is now dead. Officials say at least one shooter has died at the Washington...

Politicians React To Navy Yard Shooting

Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

On Monday, at least one gunman opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard. According to a Defense Department official, there were multiple reported fatal...

BREAKING: 13 Dead In Washington Navy Yard Shooting

Posted 09.17.2013 | Crime

One shooter is dead after opening fire Monday morning at the Washington Navy Yard, and Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier announced Monday night t...