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California governor: Lower bar for forced mental health care

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California should lower the legal bar for providing forced treatment to the mentally ill and building more homeless shelters, Gov....

Stresses multiply for many US clergy: ‘We need help too’

NEW YORK (AP) - Greg Laurie is among America’s most successful clergymen -- senior pastor at a California megachurch, prolific author, host of a...

San Francisco to open tent ‘sobering’ center for meth users

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A center for people experiencing methamphetamine-induced psychosis will open in San Francisco to help them get sober in a safe...

Hawaii eyes closing gun loopholes, bolstering mental health

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii already has some of the nation's strictest gun laws, but the fatal shooting of two Honolulu police officers by a...

Fire at Czech asylum for mentally ill kills 8 patients

PRAGUE (AP) - A fire swept through a Czech asylum for the mentally ill on Sunday, killing eight male patients, officials said. Prokop Volenik,...

Fire kills 8 at asylum for mentally ill in Czech Republic

PRAGUE (AP) - A fire official says eight people have been killed in a fire at an asylum for the mentally ill in the...

Fire kills 8 at asylum for mentally ill in Czech Republic

PRAGUE (AP) - A fire official says eight people have been killed in a fire at an asylum for the mentally ill in the...

Program meant to curb repeat hospital stays fails big test

Researchers thought they had a way to keep hard-to-treat patients from constantly returning to the hospital and racking up big medical bills. Health workers...

4th death in Mississippi prisons; judge says other prison OK

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Another Mississippi inmate has died at the hands of a fellow inmate, bringing the death toll to four amid disturbances...

India’s leader defends new law as protests against it go on

NEW DELHI (AP) - Protesters angered by India's new citizenship law that excludes Muslims defied a ban against demonstrations on Sunday, as Prime Minister...