Investigators on the hunt for serial bomber terrorizing Austin, Texas
The string of explosions that have so far left two dead and four injured have the city on edge and sparked hundreds of law enforcement to descend on the area.
Debate hits home for families dealing with myths about violence, mental illness
When Gayle Giese heard about the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, about 20 miles north of her home in Broward County, Fla., she said one of her first thoughts was, “Oh my gosh, they’re going to blame this on mental illness.” She thought of her 26-year-old son Andrew, who has
Find mental health care where traditional healers still thrive
Before the sun rises, psychiatric nurse Immaculate Owembabazi makes her way to a small district hospital in the rural village of Kisoro, Uganda. Sister Immaculate, as everyone calls her, lives up to her namesake. Each morning, she greets patients in her uniform -– a tailored dress, hair combed
Florida shooting raises awareness of stigma attached to mental illness
Following Wednesday's shooting rampage at a South Florida high school by a 19-year-old suspect that left 17 dead -- the deadliest school shooting in five years -- Americans are scrambling for answers to make sense of the tragedy. Interviews after the massacre cast alleged shooter Nikolas Cruz as a
What is Slender Man, the figure that motivated two girls to stab their friend: Part 4
Kristi Weier says her daughter Anissa never talked to her about Slender Man, a fictional character on the internet.
Girls go on trial separately in Slender Man stabbing case: Part 5
During her plea hearing, Morgan Geyser described to the judge her role in Payton Leutner's stabbing.
Mothers of teens who pleaded guilty in 'Slender Man' stabbing case say there were no warning signs of violence
Standing in a Wisconsin police station lobby, Angie Geyser said she was in disbelief when detectives, who had just interrogated her daughter, told her that her 12-year-old had admitted to a stabbing a classmate and leaving her for dead as part of a plot she and her friend had planned for months. “I
Sept. 16, 2005: Alan Alda reveals how his mother's mental illness helped him develop an acting skill
Alda said he would study his mother's eyes to see if she was having a schizophrenic episode, and over time, he said, he learned to focus well on actors playing opposite him.
'Darkest Hour' star Gary Oldman on his children finally seeing and enjoying his film
Oldman appears on "Popcorn With Peter Travers" to talk about his new film "Darkest Hour."
They lived under ISIS; now they struggle with deep depression or other mental illness
Some have nightmares or insomnia . Others are depressed all the time. Still others are developing schizophrenia or other mental illness. They are people who lived under ISIS in Syria and who are now living in tents in a camp in northeastern Syria. Paula Orsi, a Doctors Without Borders psychologist,