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Philly Building Inspector Commits Suicide

Officials say that an inspector who checked a Philadelphia building prior to its collapse last week has committed suicide. The Department of Licenses and Inspections employee was found shot in a pickup truck.

Anti-Gay Bullying Drives Teen To Suicide

An Oregon teen was taken off life support a week after he attempted to commit suicide by hanging himself from playground equipment at an elementary school. Jadin Bell, 15, was driven to take his own life because he was bullied for being

Feds Chose To 'Make An Example' Of Aaron Swartz

State prosecutors who investigated the late Aaron Swartz had planned to let him off with a stern warning, but federal prosecutor Carmen Ortiz took over and chose to make an example of the Internet activist, according to a report in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

Soldier Suicides Outnumber Combat Deaths

Once again, the number of suicides among soldiers outnumbered combat-related deaths for the year. Stars and Stripes: Through November this year, potentially 303 active-duty, Reserve and National Guard soldiers took their own lives. In

Indian Rape Victim Dies In Hospital

A New Delhi gang-rape victim passed away Friday after suffering a brain injury and organ failure during the horrific attack, which has sparked protests throughout the country. The Indian medical student was brutally raped, beaten, and thrown from a moving bus on December 16. Her injuries were so severe that she spent several days in intensive care before being airlifted for treatment to Singapore.