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4:36am

Tue March 31, 2015
Around the Nation

Colorado Allows Sales Of Powdered Alcohol

Originally published on Tue March 31, 2015 4:58 am

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4:31am

Tue March 31, 2015
Around the Nation

Selfie Sticks Get The Boot At Coachella And Lallapalooza

Originally published on Tue March 31, 2015 4:58 am

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1:58am

Tue March 31, 2015
Shots - Health News

No Easy, Reliable Way To Screen For Suicide

Originally published on Tue March 31, 2015 5:44 am

About twice a year, statistics suggest, a pilot somewhere in the world — usually flying alone — deliberately crashes a plane. The Germanwing flight downed last week may be one such case. But most people who fit the psychological profile of the pilots in these very rare events never have problems while flying.
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Even a careful psychiatric examination of the co-pilot involved in last week's Germanwings jetliner crash probably would not have revealed whether he intended to kill himself, researchers say.

"As a field, we're not very good at accurately predicting who is at risk for suicidal behavior," says Matthew Nock, a psychology professor at Harvard. He says studies show that mental health professionals "perform no better than chance," when it comes to predicting which patients will attempt suicide.

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1:58am

Tue March 31, 2015
NPR Story

Indianapolis Mayor Calls On Legislature To Repeal Or Ammend Bill

Originally published on Tue March 31, 2015 4:58 am

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1:58am

Tue March 31, 2015
NPR Story

Indiana GOP To Revisit Controversial Religious Freedom Act

Originally published on Tue March 31, 2015 4:58 am

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