"The Day Ahead" is looking at the combined effect of untreated mental illness and weak police training. By examining a number of incidents in which people with mental health disorders were killed by police, we are able to shine a light on the topic of mental health — but also question how much more training law enforcement needs.
People With Mental Illness Are More Likely To Encounter Police
A lack of police training combined with a lack of treatment for people with mental illness is resulting in more and more encounters gone wrong.
Most children injured by firearms don't get timely mental health care
More than 60% of children who are injured by guns don't seek mental health care within six months, a study finds.
Customers get cancer scare after receiving mistaken test results
Grail, the biotech company that developed the test, said it reached out to all customers who received the mistaken results.
On National Cancer Survivors Day, White Sox pitcher notches first win
Liam Hendriks got his first win of the MLB season Sunday night, just six months after being diagnosed with advanced stage blood cancer.
Human Rights Campaign declares state of emergency for LGBTQ+ community
Officials with the group say lawmakers and business leaders need to fight for LGBTQ+ rights the same way they have for abortion rights.
White House trumpets $2.6B plan to protect costal communities
The Biden administration announced a list of funding allocations as part of the Inflation Reduction Act to help marine areas.
Is Oklahoma's taxpayer-funded Catholic school constitutional?
Supporters and opponents of the nation's first taxpayer-funded Catholic school weigh in on an Oklahoma school board's vote to approve it.