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Otto Warmbier Suffered 'Severe' Brain Injury in North Korea

The American student recently released after more than a year of detention in North Korea suffered “severe injury to all regions of the brain,” the …

Protesters gear up for weekend marches against police violence

After days of descending on cities coast to coast, protesters demanding an end to police brutality are expected to get loud again Saturday.<p>In recent weeks, throngs have taken to the streets nationwide after grand juries decided not to indict white police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown near …

Trayvon Martin's mom to Michael Brown's: 'Neither of their lives shall be in vain'

In the days since Michael Brown was shot and killed, protests have filled the streets in Ferguson.<p>But beyond the signs, marchers and tear gas, there's the pain and grief of a family. It's a pain Sybrina Fulton knows all too well.<p>"I wish I had a word of automatic comfort, but I don't," she writes in …

What happened when Michael Brown met Officer Darren Wilson - CNN.com

Brown runs, then turns<p>Johnson and a bloodied Brown take off running. Johnson hides behind the first car he sees, according to Johnson's account. The officer gets out of his car.<p>"I saw the officer proceeding after my friend Big Mike with his gun drawn, and he fired a second shot and that struck my …

Explaining Your Mental Health Issues To Friends

The numbers on how many Americans suffer from mental illness are fuzzy. Most sources claim it’s around 20-25%, but the latest <i>Diagnostic and</i> …