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Some of the Deepest Wounds of Veterans Go Undetected

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen President Donald Trump announced the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi last month, he was widely ridiculed for embellishing details of the raid. Journalists and fact checkers dissected every word of his press conference to catch him in one of his trademark lies. But all of them missed one of the president’s statements that is almost certainly false.

Killer Loans — College Debt Triggers Depression and Suicide

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen billionaire Robert Smith pledged to pay off the student loans of Morehouse College’s graduating class recently, the story went viral.

Ces algériens qui fuient l’Algérie

L'océan il n'y a que l'océan, on ne peut être heureux qu'en le traversant... se disent deux jeunes algériens avant d'enfiler deux gilets oranges et se lancer dedans. Non pour y noyer leur ultime espérance, mais bénéficier de la même chance que deux jeunes gilets jaunes français de l'autre côté de la méditerranée.

Sugary drinks kill 184,000 people a year, study says

By If you love the taste of an ice cold soda, you may want to determine whether the flavor is actually worth the risk. Sugary drinks are killing around 184,000 people each year, according to a new study.

Andreas Lubitz : l’Altruicide

Andreas respirait normalement. Aucun signe de fébrilité. Il savourait peut-être même la descente... Quand on souffre, plus que de raison, on finit toujours par se précipiter dans un gouffre. L'attrait pour l'inéluctable, c'est redoutable... Ce suicide longuement prémédité, soigneusement dissimulé, accompli sous le sceau du secret avec une certaine sérénité. Sa décision était prise, elle était dans sa valise, qui contenait désormais toute sa destinée. Pour un mélancolique c'est un verrouillage automatique : la vie vaut la peine d'être vécue, si et seulement si elle est vaincue.

Pentagon gunman had history of mental illness - Crime & courts- msnbc.com

It's still unclear why John Patrick Bedell opened fire Thursday at the Pentagon entrance, wounding two police officers before he was fatally shot. The two officers were hospitalized briefly with minor injuries.
Un autre* américain se suicide. Ce coup-ci en tirant sur des policiers sur le site du pentagone. *

Joe Stack's Letter

I know I'm hardly the first one to decide I have had all I can stand. It has always been a myth that people have stopped dying for their freedom in this country, and it isn't limited to the blacks, and poor immigrants. I know there have been countless before me and there are sure to be as many after. But I also know that by not adding my body to the count, I insure nothing will change.