Teenagers of all ethnic background encounter depression. But for Latinas, rates are higher than among their black and white counterparts, and even when compared to Latino men, rates are much higher.
The Sandy Hook tragedy has ignited an open debate on gun control and availability of mental health services. But for the private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management, the aftermath of the shooting has changing with whom they do business.
Aurora, Colo., is one of the most diverse cities in that state. It has a vibrant community of refugees, many of whom don't speak English. Recently, a refugee group pulled together an event to try and help people cross the language barrier and get the facts about the violent movie theater shooting there.
The emergency response team in Oak Creek, Wis., has received high praise for its timely and response to Sunday's shooting. But an emergency medical expert says a response like that is the exception, not the rule. He calls the ambulance system in the United States a public policy disaster.
The office of Houston's mayor created a video to show people what to do if their school or office is invaded by an active shooter. In the wake of recent shootings, it's been viewed more than a half million times on YouTube.
One week after the Colorado shooting, Adam Gopnik takes a look back at what happened and what needs to change. Though it's impossible to say that violence in American pop culture causes mass murdering, Gopnik says, the two are connected. Has the cost of movie violence gotten too high?
Investigators have yet to uncover a motive behind 24-year-old James Holmes' deadly assault in a Colorado movie theater last week. Whether the attack qualifies as an act of terrorism is a complicated question that may not have a conclusive answer.