In India, there is only 1 psychiatrist for every 400,000 people, a recent study shows. It means that most people in India go untreated by doctors for substance abuse, severe depression and psychotic disorders. Instead, they turn to the gods.
Juggling a caregiving role with a full-time job is daunting. But it can be even more difficult working during the end stages of a loved one's life. Some companies are exploring initiatives to help their employees manage the ultimate transition.
Izatullah Nusrat, 42, was held at the U.S. facility in Guantanamo for nearly five years. Now he is back in Afghanistan and running for election to Parliament in the Sept. 18 election. Nusrat has harsh words for Americans, but he favors working with the current government over the Taliban and says he wants the fighting to stop.
Last week, rumors of a deal between the two companies -- through which Google would pay Verizon for preferred service -- scuttled closed-door meetings at the FCC over the contentious issue of net neutrality. On Monday, the two companies issued a joint policy announcement, promising to maintain the Internet's openness and integrity.
Republicans had hoped a smooth primary season would lead to wins in the Senate and gubernatorial races this fall. But things haven't gone well so far for the GOP contenders. Democrats face challenges of their own in the Senate race.
Security services say they believe the Taiba mosque served as a recruiting arm for groups linked to armed Islamist movements. The cultural association affiliated with the mosque was declared a "banned organization."
Voter turnout for Tuesday's runoff elections has been predicted to be as low as 7 percent, but that’s not the trend so far in Hall County in the 9th Congressional district. By 3 o'clock this afternoon, 10,689 people had cast votes. That’s nearly as many as in the primary election three weeks ago, when about 10,800 people had voted by 3 PM.
The defense secretary is recommending that the Joint Forces Command in Norfolk, Va., which employs 6,000 people, be eliminated. He is also calling for the Pentagon's use of outside contractors to be cut by 10 percent for three years.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame appears headed to victory in elections Monday. Kagame has earned praise for overseeing economic growth and stability following the 1994 genocide. But analysts say the U.S. should be doing more to pressure Kagame to end repression and ease ethnic tensions.
Last month the state saw some of the summer’s hottest weather with many areas experiencing record-breaking temperatures into the hundreds. But it’s the lack of rain that’s been causing problems for Georgia’s agriculture.