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5 People Found Shot to Death in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Tucson

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5 People Found Shot to Death in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Tucson

Originally posted 05/13/2015 08:25AM

Five people were found shot to death in Tucson, Arizona, on Tuesday evening in what appears to have been a murder-suicide.

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Newly Uncovered Letter by Mark Twain Suggests He Once Contemplated Suicide | Mark Twain

Newly Uncovered Letter by Mark Twain Suggests He Once Contemplated Suicide

Originally posted 05/05/2015 04:45PM

Mark Twain, the celebrated author and humorist who brought us the classic novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, may have gone through a broke and suicidal phase, according to a rare, newly released letter.

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Brad Garrett: Everybody Loves Raymond Costar Sawyer Sweeten's Suicide Was 'Devastating' | Everybody Loves Raymond, Brad Garrett, Sawyer Sweeten

Brad Garrett: Everybody Loves Raymond Costar Sawyer Sweeten's Suicide Was 'Devastating'

Originally posted 05/05/2015 01:45PM

Sawyer Sweeten's loved ones came together at his funeral over the weekend, saying goodbye to the 19-year-old who took his own life in April.

Now, his TV uncle is speaking out about the tragedy.

"The Sweeten family is obviously our family. This was devastating news," Brad Garrett, who played Robert on Everybody Loves Raymond, said Tuesday on The View. "We grew up with these children on the set. It's been hard. They're an amazing family, and our love goes out to them, of course. The loss of a child – nothing worse."

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Suicide Jumper Saved by Mystery Man in Canoe

Suicide Jumper Saved by Mystery Man in Canoe

Originally posted 05/04/2015 01:40PM

A man jumped from a bridge Sunday morning – but his 40-foot fall didn't go unnoticed.

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Walter Cronkite's Grandson Takes His Own Life at Colby College

Walter Cronkite's Grandson Takes His Own Life at Colby College

Originally posted 04/30/2015 09:35AM

Peter Cronkite, grandson of the late newsman Walter Cronkite, was found dead in his dorm room at Colby College on Sunday. He was just 22.

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Sawyer Sweeten: A Mom's Final Goodbye

Sawyer Sweeten: A Mom's Final Goodbye

Originally posted 04/29/2015 07:00AM

In the wake of Everybody Loves Raymond star Sawyer Sweeten's tragic suicide, the actor's mother, Elizabeth, and stepfather, Jerry Gini, share memories of their son with PEOPLE:

Sawyer was such a completely amazing boy, which makes what has happened so much more confusing to us as a family.

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Doris Fuller on Losing Her Daughter to Mental Illness: 'Her Voices Told Her to Hurt Herself'

Doris Fuller on Losing Her Daughter to Mental Illness: 'Her Voices Told Her to Hurt Herself'

Originally posted 04/28/2015 03:40PM

The last time Doris Fuller saw her daughter Natalie was the night before she left for a business trip. The close mother and daughter had planned a fun evening together, just the two of them. They went out to dinner, where Doris says her daughter was her usual charismatic self, and Doris flew out early the next morning.

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Unknown Hero Who Saved Man from Car Hanging over a Cliff Has Come Forward

Originally posted 04/17/2015 04:00PM

Jason Warnock was truly in the right place at the right time.

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Stars Gather for Dr. Fredric Brandt's Memorial Service in N.Y.C

Stars Gather for Dr. Fredric Brandt's Memorial Service in N.Y.C

Originally posted 04/16/2015 07:40PM

Dr. Fredric Brandt's famous friends and clients gathered in New York City on Thursday to honor the late celebrity dermatologist in a private memorial service.

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Sons Dispute New Jersey Couple's Murder-Suicide, Plan to Offer $250,000 Reward to Find the Real Killer

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Sons Dispute New Jersey Couple's Murder-Suicide, Plan to Offer $250,000 Reward to Find the Real Killer

Originally posted 04/16/2015 02:00PM

A couple's four sons claim that prosecutors botched an investigation into their parents' deaths – and they plan to offer a $250,000 reward to find the real killer.

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