Blocked by Congress from expanding gun sale background checks, President Barack Obama is turning to actions within his own power to keep people from buying a gun who are prohibited for mental health reasons.
The head of the National Rifle Association says the organization has no problem with tighter background checks of gun purchasers.
A new ‘Department of Behavioral Health’ will integrate treatment and services for D.C. residents with mental health and substance use disorders, Mayor Vincent Gray announced Friday morning.
Nearly everywhere around the world, people are living longer and fewer children are dying. But increasingly, people are grappling with the diseases and disabilities of modern life, according to the most expansive global look so far at life expectancy and the biggest health threats.
An area resident who was facing charges related to allegedly raping and murdering a goat while high on bath salts has been declared not competent to stand trial by a county judge.