| Apr 21, 2012
| 4:38 AM
Norwegian television has been banned from broadcasting the testimony of confessed killer Anders Behring Breivik as he goes on trial, yet his chilling declarations about why and how he murdered scores of people have still made headlines around the world....
| Feb 6, 2012
| 9:32 PM
SEE ALSO: Let's socialize contraceptive services and be done with it Noah Millman of the American Conservative asks us to perform a thought experiment: Pretend it’s not the Catholic Church at the center of the current controversy over the rights.......
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Tucson shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner has made “measurable progress” toward recovering mental competency to stand trial in the deadly rampage, a federal judge said Monday in ordering another four-month commitment at a prison mental...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 1:43 PM
Depression affects 1 in 6 Americans in the course of his or her lifetime. And while antidepressant medications have seemingly revolutionized treatment, making the depressed well again is a largely hit-or-miss proposition. A review of advances in...
| May 18, 2012
| 5:13 PM
WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Vince Li, the man who beheaded and cannibalized a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus in Canada, has won the right to be allowed to leave the grounds of the mental hospital where he is being kept, a criminal review board ruled...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:08 PM
It's been a rough week. A few days ago, at UCLA's Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 6-year-old Jani toppled a food cart and was confined to her room. She slammed her head against the floor, opening a bloody cut that sent her into hysterics. Later, she...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:31 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A California appellate court ruled Thursday that a judge erred when he threw out convictions against Anna Nicole Smith's lawyer and psychiatrist in a trial related to the death of the actress-model from prescription drugs.
The ruling sends...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:48 AM
EL PASO, Texas -- The military judge supervising the trial of accused Ft. Hood shooter Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was removed from the case Monday, with the military's highest appeals court ruling that his "duel of wills" with Hasan over the defendant'...
| Dec 26, 2011
Mike didn't talk much. After all, I was a stranger, another one of the guardians in a white coat that kept him imprisoned in the locked ward of St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C.
The hospital needed a medical resident to do basic physicals on...
| Apr 4, 2012
Just before noon on a December morning in 1988, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake shook over 40% of the territory of Armenia, centered in the northern city of Spitak. The temblor leveled entire towns and cities, killed an estimated 25,000 Armenians — two-...
| Apr 12, 2012
To fight our insane wars, we're wrecking our soldiers' ability to live with themselves and function in society, then regulating what's left of them with chemicals, which often make things immeasurably worse.
In the pursuit of order, could we possibly...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:55 PM
Jurors in a trial brought by an Armenian American Burbank police detective who alleged he was harassed and faced discrimination were asked by his attorney Tuesday to award him $600,000 to $1 million.
In his closing arguments in Los Angeles County...