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NFL players tweet prayers, perspective after murder-suicide

Teammates and other players express shock and offer condolences to the families of Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins.

By Dec. 1, 2012

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Suicide chatter on Twitter hints at state suicide rates -- study

Sifting through millions of tweets, researchers at Brigham Young say they found that each state's ratio of tweets discussing suicide strongly correlates with its actual suicide rate.

By Oct. 11, 2013

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Yahoo engineer ID'd in murder-suicide

The man police say killed five members of his family before turning the gun on himself had worked at the Internet giant since 2004.

By Mar. 31, 2009

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Robot 'suicide' after becoming tired of housework?

An Austrian cleaning robot allegedly immolates itself on a kitchen hotplate. Because, you know, housework.

By Nov. 13, 2013

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Facebook to run PSA on suicide prevention

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness month, the social network will promote an infographic to remind members that help is just a click away.

By Sep. 17, 2013

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NATO car device vows to stop suicide bombers

Researchers in Norway design an electromagnetic device that can stop vehicles by making their engines cut out.

By Sep. 16, 2013

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Could a blood test predict suicide risk?

People at risk for suicide don't always show signs of their vulnerability. But a test that can scan biomarkers to predict actual suicidal impulses? While promising, it may go only so far.

By Aug. 21, 2013

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How Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin survived murder, fires, constant change

The architect's home may be best known for the fire that killed his mistress. But it's a masterpiece of marrying design and landscape. CNET Road Trip 2013 stopped by to see it firsthand.

By Aug. 17, 2013

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Teen's Twitter boasts get charges upgraded to murder

A teen allegedly hits two cyclists while going 83 mph in a 40 mph zone. When police discover he allegedly boasted of fast driving on Twitter, they change a manslaughter charge to murder.

By Aug. 16, 2013

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'Bridge of Life' projects messages to prevent suicides

A bridge in South Korea where many people have taken their lives has been revamped with inspirational messages of hope that light up as people walk by.

By Jun. 25, 2013