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Teen suicide on the rise amongst Canadian girls

Suicide amongst young women is on the rise. When it comes to mental health, is gender the elephant in the room?
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US immigration: 50 extra judges to help tackle backlog

The US Department of Justice is deploying 50 judges to immigration detention centres to clear a backlog of more than half a million cases....
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Uber driver who filmed police pulling him over beats officer's jail threat for 'illegal' recording

Police in Wilmington, North Carolina, have launched an internal investigation after an officer allegedly told a man he was not allowed to film his interaction with them....
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Prison study reveals high rate of self-harm after release and mental health failures

One in 15 newly-released prisoners attend hospital for self-harm but emergency departments are failing in their obligations to conduct comprehensive mental health assessments, new research shows....
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The biggest threat facing middle-age men isn’t smoking or obesity.

It’s loneliness.... As men grow older, they tend to let their friendships lapse. But there’s still time to do something about it....
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On Women's Day eve, statue of girl stares down Wall Street bull

As many American women prepare to draw attention to their role in the workplace, a Wall Street firm on Tuesday put up a statue of a girl in front of Lower Manhattan's well-known bronze charging bull, as if to fearlessly stare it down....
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People are having less sex and it's a sign of something much more disturbing

Sex is everywhere nowadays, and we're certainly not afraid to talk about it....
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Forced to work? 60,000 undocumented immigrants may sue detention center

A class action suit alleging that as many as tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants were coerced to perform free labor in a privately operated Colorado detention center has been given the green light to move forward in a federal district court....
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Suspect in Kansas bar shooting of Indians apparently thought they were Iranians

...The FBI announced Tuesday that it is investigating the shooting as “a hate crime,” which could lead to federal prosecution in addition to state murder charges already filed. .....
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Sarah Silverman explains why she chose career over kids

..."Why would I want the govt involved in my love life? Ew. It's barbaric," she wrote on Twitter in 2014 ......
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