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CDC: U.S. Suicide Rates Have Climbed Dramatically

Guns are the most common method used for suicide, accounting for the deaths of almost half the people who kill themselves, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study finds.

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Caracol Tremor
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Shoulder Kiss Freddie Joachim
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Last year, 10.1 percent of the workforce was independent contractors, down from 10.7 percent in 2005, according to a new survey by the Labor Department. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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1 In 10 Workers Is An Independent Contractor, Labor Department Says

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Beautiful Addiction [Instrumental] Eligh & Amp Live
1st Session Louis Bordeaux

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Trump Organization Deals In Asia Fuel Debate On Emoluments Lawsuit

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Painting Silhouettes Quantic
So Stoked Eliot Lipp
Somewhere Over the Rainbow Jake Shimabukuro
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Say My Name (Instrumental) ODESZA

Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., departs after taking questions from reporters about a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Immigration Debate Shines Spotlight On Divided House GOP

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Inside River #1 Akira Kosemura
Them Changes Thundercat

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Will Trump Raise North Korea's Human Rights Abuses At Summit With Kim Jong Un?

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Sidewalkin' Lester, Nowhere, Saito
Glider Tycho
In All the Wrong Places Kero One & Hero One

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The Cast Of 'The Band's Visit' On What Makes The Broadway Smash Relatable

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Verbal Intercourse El Michels Affair