Callers to a Veterans Affairs suicide hotline are supposed to be reach a trained crisis worker within one minute. But an inspector general's report found that did not always happen. In fact, some of those calling the hotline were placed into voicemail and never even got a call back.
Nonmedical use of prescription analgesics did not become more common, but it did become more dangerous.
Forensic experts claim there is no way Larry Swearingen raped and killed Melissa Trotter. The state is still putting him to death.
Problematic deforestation continues, but the "lungs of the earth" are still breathing.
Plus: delusions about the First Amendment, hype about the Apple Card, and more...