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Dad Of Fort Hood Shooter Says Son 'Must Not Have Been In Right Mind'

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.04.2014 | Crime

The shooter who killed three fellow soldiers at Fort Hood this week was "surely affected" by the recent deaths of his mother and grandfather, accordin...

How To Help Fort Hood Shooting Victims

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.04.2014 | Impact

As investigations into Wednesday’s Fort Hood shooting continue to unfold, officials have asked supporters to donate what they can to help the victim...

Official: Alleged Fort Hood Shooter Was In Dispute Over Leave Before Rampage

The New York Times | Posted 04.04.2014 | Crime

Investigators were also looking into Specialist Lopez’s dispute with Army superiors who had denied his request for leave. He met with Fort Hood offi...

Female Military Officer, Chaplain, Wounded Soldiers Honored As Heroes In Fort Hood Shooting

Posted 04.03.2014 | Impact

Reports of bravery and heroism are surfacing after the Fort Hood shooting in Texas on Wednesday. The base commander, Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, used the...

Why 'Mentally-Ill Soldier' Reporting On Fort Hood Shooting Was Sloppy Journalism

Mark Joyella | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Joyella

These kinds of subtle connections, floated out in headlines, ledes and in repeated questions to experts in endless cable news coverage, result in reinforcement of stigma and a lost opportunity to educate viewers and readers on what mental illness and PTSD really are.

Mental Illness and Guns Aren't the Enemy: Ignorance Is

Paul Heroux | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime
Paul Heroux

America is saddened by the tragic shooting a Fort Hood on April 2, 2014. The loss of life of anyone is difficult but there is an added level of traged...

Finding the Words for Fort Hood

Cassie Premo Steele | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Cassie Premo Steele

For those in the military and their families, the wars are not yet over. The recent shooting at Fort Hood is a reminder that the wars will not even be over when those in uniform come home.

Violence and Serious Mental Disorders: Do Something, Don't Just Wait for a Diagnosis

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Answers to this puzzle are more known than is generally appreciated. Taking an approach that identifies and addresses risk and protective factors in violence, whether it be directed against the self or others, is one thing we can do right now.

The Military-Civilian Divide on Gun Laws, and Ft. Hood

Jon Soltz | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime
Jon Soltz

With news that another shooting tragedy has hit Ft. Hood, my heart is breaking for the families of those who were wounded and killed by a gunman who is said to have purchased a gun, off-base, brought it on to the base, and unleashed carnage. While many details are still unknown, it is too early to talk about what may have triggered this incident and what, specifically, could have stopped it. But even when we do know all the details, until civilian law matches military law on guns, we unfortunately must brace ourselves for the possibility of more of these tragedies.

GOP Rep Backs Concealed Weapons At Fort Hood In Wake Of Shooting

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

Hours after a mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, left at least four people dead on Wednesday, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said he supports allowing ...

Obama On Fort Hood: 'We're Heartbroken Something Like This Might Have Happened Again'

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday on the shooting at Fort Hood, saying that his administration is keeping close tabs on the situation. "We're ...

Multiple Deaths Reported In Fort Hood Shooting

Posted 04.03.2014 | Crime

A shooting at Fort Hood on Wednesday left at least four people dead and injured multiple people. The suspected gunman at the Army post in Texas rep...

WATCH: How Your Brain Differs From That Of A Psychopathic Killer

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.30.2013 | Science

Yesterday, Maj. Nidal Hasan was sentenced to death for killing 13 people and injuring more than 30 in a 2009 attack at Fort Hood, Texas. In the almost...

In Which Mode Is Obama at His Worst, Ultra-PC or Anti-PC?

William Bradley | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

One of the oddest aspects of Barack Obama's presidency is its sometimes quite strange mix of the ultra-politically correct and the anti-politically correct. They've led to some of the most crashingly boneheaded things this White House has done.

Republican Hurls Shocking Charge At Islamic Leaders Over Terrorism

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) said Islamic leaders in America are "potentially complicit" in terrorist acts when they don't speak out against them. Pom...

Mass Murderers on Trial Are Sane

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

While there are some mass murderers who are mentally ill, the vast majority are simply angry, frustrated, violent, young men. They have been with us since the beginning of time, and until we implement stronger nationwide gun-control laws they are likely to commit more atrocities in the future.

Fort Hood Shooting Suspect Still Receiving Salary

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

Nidal Malik Hasan, the U.S. Army major accused of killing 13 and injuring 32 more in a mass shooting at Fort Hood in Texas on Nov. 5, 2009, has been r...

House Republicans Press Holder For Answers On Fort Hood Trial

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, March 18 (Reuters) - Three Republican members of Congress have asked Attorney General Eric Holder if the ...

Fort Hood Hero Claims Obama 'Betrayed' Her

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Former Fort Hood police sergeant Kimberly Munley told ABC News that President Barack Obama broke promises he made to take care of victims of the Novem...

Soldier Allegedly Killed Friend Who Had Hiccups

Posted 09.26.2012 | Crime

Police arrested a soldier in Texas who they say accidentally shot his friend and fellow member of the military in a joke gone wrong. Army Spc. Patr...

Ben Muessig

AWOL Soldier Arrested With Weapons, Explosives, Planned Fort Hood Attack, Authorities Allege | Ben Muessig | Posted 09.27.2011 | Crime

Less than two years after an Army officer killed 13 people in a shooting attack on Fort Hood, police have arrested an AWOL soldier with weapons and ex...

U.S. Soldier Arrested Near Fort Hood With Possible 'Bomb-Making' Materials

Reuters | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, July 28 (Reuters) - A U.S. Army soldier was arrested after police found him in a motel room near Fort Hood, Texas, with...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Rips Fox News' Religious Hypocrisy

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.27.2011 | Comedy

On Wednesday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart put aside the debt ceiling debate to focus on the recent terrorist attacks in Norway, or at least how F...

Terrorism Where We Least Expect It

Paul Heroux | Posted 08.31.2011 | World
Paul Heroux

President Bush used to say that terrorists hate freedom. Actually, terrorists use freedom, need freedom and have exploited freedom.

Twenty-Five Years Ago, We Lost More Than a Space Shuttle

Jim Noles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Noles

Today, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the loss of Challenger, it is particularly fitting to pause and remember that the Challenger Seven were more than just names.