- Suicides are
down 22 percent across the military this year; defense
officials are reticent to attribute the decline to new prevention
programs or to the drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan, since many
suicides have been of military personnel who have served in neither
theater and the causes are still poorly understood.
- One Senate Democrat is
collecting signatures from other senators for a letter
requesting an investigation of the Obamacare website roll out. Kay
Hagan voted for Obamacare and is up for re-election in North
Carolina, a state Obama won in 2008 but lost in 2012, next
- She’s no Charles Curtis but Elizabeth Warren may run
for the 2016 Democrat nomination for president.
- Gonzaga University will
review its anti-gun policy; two students are facing probation
and other disciplinary measures after using a legally registered
firearm in off-campus university housing to deter a would-be home
- Police in Atlanta
shot a dog in the head while responding to a 911 call placed
- North Korea
held a round of public executions earlier this month for
offenses including watching American films and reading the
- Less than a week after being cleared of graft charges,
hardliner Avigdor Lieberman was
re-appointed foreign minister of Israel.
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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/11/12/am-links-military-suicides-down-22-perce