New pathways for implementing universal suicide risk screening in healthcare settings
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 18:16:50 GMT
A new report, authored in part by researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health , part of the National Institutes of Health, provides guidance on how to implement universal suicide risk screening of youth in medical settings. The report describes a way for hospitals to address the rising suicide rate in a way that is flexible and mindful of limited resources.
US and allies: New hacks mean China broke 2015 economic espionage pact
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:29:39 GMT
In a press conference this morning, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray announced indictments of two Chinese men connected with China's Ministry of State Security and the hacking group known as APT 10. The two are accused of being responsible for a recent wave of attacks on managed service providers that ultimately targeted both companies and government agencies in 12 countries, including the US. The two are also accused of stealing the Social Security numbers and other personal data of more than 100,000 Navy service members.
Lineburg: HCHS should become Henrietta Lacks High School
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:23:50 GMT
As talks continue on the proposed Henrietta Lacks cancer research and treatment center in Halifax County, Superintendent of Schools Mark Lineburg is suggesting a direct tie-in with local schools - by adopting Henrietta Lacks High School as the name for the new facility to replace Halifax County High School. Lineburg appeared Wednesday at a meeting of the Henrietta Lacks Commission in South Boston to pitch the idea of renaming HCHS in honor of the unlikely medical pioneer, whose story was told in "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," the 2010 bestseller by science writer Rebecca Skloot.
Whicker: Central Florida again undefeated and uninvited - " and thata s unjust
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:14:18 GMT
So you don't think the Central Florida Knights deserve a chance to win the national championship of college football. You convince them of the fairness of the current College Football Playoff.
Black Leaders Forged Alliance with Trump on Sentencing Deal
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:12:16 GMT
A rare bipartisan deal in Congress to overhaul federal sentencing laws passed after a few Black ministers, leaders and lawmakers forged an alliance with President Donald Trump, who some have condemned as racist for the last two years. The reforms could offer a path to freedom for hundreds of Black and Latino inmates who were sent to prison by a justice system that critics say has long been stacked against minorities.
Democrats Can't Avoid Identity Politics In 2020
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:11:49 GMT
When Democratic politicians talk about race, they sound fundamentally more liberal than their party did a decade ago. That isn't limited to black leaders who've become rising stars in the party, like California Sen. Kamala Harris and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker.
Jury finds man not guilty after setting pregnant girlfriend on fire
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:07:20 GMT
A D.C. man charged with attempting to kill his pregnant girlfriend by setting her on fire has been found not guilty on all charges by a Prince George's County jury in the September 2017 incident. Laquinn Phillips, of Southeast D.C., was arrested last year for allegedly starting a fire in the second-floor apartment of a three-story building in the 1400 block of Elkwood Lane in Maryland.