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Sandra Bland's Family Reaches $1.9 Million Settlement in Their Wrongful Death Suit: Reports

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Sandra Bland's Family Reaches $1.9 Million Settlement in Their Wrongful Death Suit: Reports

Originally posted 09/15/2016 11:50AM

Sandra Bland's family has reached a $1.9 million settlement in their wrongful death suit against local and state authorities in Texas, following Bland's controversial jail death in custody last year, according to multiple reports.

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Elementary Teacher and His Husband Found Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide After Teen Accused Them of Sexual Assault: Reports

Originally posted 09/03/2016 01:25PM

A married couple from South St. Paul, Minnesota, were found dead after an alleged murder-suicide on Lopez Island in Washington state last week, according to several reports. News of Aric Babbitt and Matthew Deyo's deaths comes just two weeks after one of Babbitt's former students went to South St. Paul police and accused him of sexual assault, according to a CBS.

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Hero Cop Rescues Allegedly Suicidal Man from Tracks Moments Before Train Goes By

Originally posted 08/29/2016 04:00PM

On Friday, New Jersey Transit cop Victor Ortiz rescued an allegedly suicidal man who lay down on the tracks in front of an oncoming train – pulling him free moments before impact, he tells PEOPLE

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Inside My Terminally Ill Friend's Final Party Before Ending Her Life

Inside My Terminally Ill Friend's Final Party Before Ending Her Life

Originally posted 08/25/2016 10:20AM

Betsy Davis, "the Queen of Plastics," was an artist whose work inspired me before I ever met her. I saw one of her meticulously geometric, florid laser cut plastic sculptures on a friend's wall. It stopped me in my tracks.

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Turkish President Says Alleged ISIS Suicide Bomber Who Killed at Least 51 People at a Wedding Is as Young as 12 Years Old

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Turkish President Says Alleged ISIS Suicide Bomber Who Killed at Least 51 People at a Wedding Is as Young as 12 Years Old

Originally posted 08/21/2016 03:55PM

The Islamic State suicide bomber who allegedly attacked a wedding in Turkey, killing 51 people and injuring 69 others, could be as young as 12 years old, the Turkish president said Sunday, according to CNN.

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2 Oregon Coaches and 14-Year-Old Student Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

2 Oregon Coaches and 14-Year-Old Student Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Originally posted 08/20/2016 12:20AM

Two Oregon wrestling coaches, and a high school student are dead in what authorities are calling a murder-suicide, according to reports.

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Monica Lewinsky Says 'We Need to Do More' to Combat Bullying After 13-Year-Old Daniel Fitzpatrick's Suicide

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Monica Lewinsky Says 'We Need to Do More' to Combat Bullying After 13-Year-Old Daniel Fitzpatrick's Suicide

Originally posted 08/18/2016 05:35PM

Just days after paying tribute to 13-year-old Daniel Fitzpatrick, the Staten Island teen who committed suicide last week citing relentless bullying, Monica Lewinsky is pushing others to take a stand against bullying.

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Pennsylvania Father Took Family to Hershey Park Day Before Murder-Suicide: DA

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Pennsylvania Father Took Family to Hershey Park Day Before Murder-Suicide: DA

Originally posted 08/16/2016 12:40PM

The day before Pennsylvania father Mark Short shot his entire family before turning the gun on himself, he took his three children to Hershey Park, an amusement park near their Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, home, PEOPLE confirms.

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Family of 13-Year-Old Boy Who Hanged Himself Raises $115,000 on GoFundMe Page, Pledges to Combat Bullying

Originally posted 08/16/2016 11:40AM

The family of Daniel Fitzpatrick, the 13-year-old New York boy who hung himself after allegedly being relentlessly bullied in school, set up a GoFundMe campaign for funeral expenses.

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Monica Lewinsky Tweets Condolences to Family of Teenager Who Committed Suicide After Alleged Bullying

Monica Lewinsky Tweets Condolences to Family of Teenager Who Committed Suicide After Alleged Bullying

Originally posted 08/15/2016 11:35PM

Monica Lewinsky is continuing to be an advocate.

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