A new report out this week focuses on a serious problem for the Pentagon: the high number of suicides among active service members and veterans. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Kathy Kilcoyne, whose 25 year old son Colin took his own life in January.
Pachinko, a Japanese game that resembles a cross between pinball and a slot machine, is huge business. Sam Harnett reports on how the industry's success depends on straddling the line between gaming and gambling.
Thousands of Middle Eastern refugees resettle in California each year. Many come traumatized by memories of violence and persecution. They struggle with depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder while trying to navigate a new life in a foreign land.
For the past decade, research has found that depression disproportionately affects the children of immigrant parents. One reason is the difficulties adjusting to life in America. But why are depression rates for Latinas higher than anyone else?
Ron Capps is a veteran of five conflicts, having served with the US Army and State Department in Rwanda, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq and Darfur. He came home scarred by what he witnessed, and turned to his keyboard for help processing his war stories.
War has forced hundreds of thousands of ethnic Karen from Burma, first to refugee camps, and then on to resettle elsewhere. In the US, it turns out that North Carolina is home to a growing Karen community.