Fort Hood shooting: The wife of a wounded soldier started the ‘Under the Hood’ coffeehouse near Fort Hood, Texas. It’s a place where soldiers can feel comfortable talking about their experiences and fears.
Fort Hood shooting suspect was being diagnosed for PTSD and claimed other mental health issues. The rates of suicide and domestic violence have increased during the years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, though it is unclear if an Iraq deployment played a role in this case.
Spc. Ivan Lopez, who authorities say killed three others and himself Wednesday at Fort Hood in Texas, reportedly was grappling with depression and anxiety. Authorities hint at a precipitating on-base event.
Blackwater shootings: Four Blackwater guards face charges of manslaughter, attempted manslaughter and gun violations in the Sept. 16, 2007, shootings in Baghdad. US prosecutors say they have new evidence about the motive behind the shootings.
Amnesty International counted more than 23,000 people on death row worldwide at the end of 2013, and 778 judicial executions in 22 countries. Eighty percent were carried out in Iran, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia.