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Depression Treatment Often Doesn't Go To Those Most In Need

Most Americans who screen positive for depression don't receive treatment, a study finds, while most who did receive treatment don't appear to have the disorder.

Mexican singer Juan Gabriel performs at the National Auditorium in Mexico City last year.

Remembering Juan Gabriel With NPR's Felix Contreras, Adrian Florido And Eyder Peralta

As many have heard by now, Mexican music giant Juan Gabriel passed away on Sunday at age 66. Gabriel was one of Mexico's biggest superstars — a singer and songwriter who sold tens of millions of records and is adored by millions.

Anthony Weiner (left) and Huma Abedin at a news conference in 2013 during Weiner's mayoral campaign.

Huma Abedin To Separate From Anthony Weiner After New Sexting Allegations

Top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is separating from her husband, former New York Rep. Anthony Weiner, according to a statement released Monday.

Abedin wrote: "After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my husband. Anthony and I remain devoted to doing what is best for our son, who is the light of our life. During this difficult time, I ask for respect for our privacy."

In a new ad, Donald Trump's campaign paints Hillary Clinton's America as bad for the economy.

In Largest Ad Buy Yet, Trump Campaign Paints Clinton As Job-Killing

Donald Trump's presidential campaign is going into five more states with a new $10 million television ad buy. It's the largest for the Trump campaign so far, which has been relatively slow to invest in TV ads, relying instead on free media coverage and the Republican nominee's large social media following.

Six people just finished a yearlong experiment living inside a dome in Hawaii to simulate life on Mars.

'Mars Mission' Crew Emerges From Yearlong Simulation In Hawaii

It has been a year since Christiane Heinicke has had an egg. Or been in a car. Or gone outside without a spacesuit.

Since last August, the German physicist has been living with five other people in a 1,200-square-foot, solar-powered dome on the side of a Hawaiian volcano in an experiment in Mars-like living. The project, known as the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation, or HI-SEAS, ended Sunday.

Mylan, the maker of EpiPen, says it will sell a generic version for $300 for a two-pack, a price that consumer advocates say is still too high. The device is used to treat severe allergic reactions.

Maker Of EpiPen To Sell Generic Version For Half The Price

Treatment for life-threatening allergic reactions is about to get a little cheaper.

Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen, said Monday that it will launch a generic version of the device for half the price of the brand-name product.

Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff gestures before delivering a speech in her defense at the National Congress in Brasilia on Monday.

Dilma Rousseff Defends Herself Before Brazil's Senate

Brazil's suspended president, Dilma Rousseff, faced her country's Senate on Monday, making one last case for herself as her impeachment trial nears its end.

"I have honored my commitments to democracy and the rule of law," she told the senators, according to a BBC interpreter. "I am going to look in your eyes and I will say with the serenity of someone who has nothing to hide that I haven't committed any crimes."

Brussels Crime Lab Torched In Apparent Attempt To Destroy Evidence

A crime lab in Brussels has been set on fire in what prosecutors describe as an apparent attempt to destroy evidence.

Around 2 a.m. local time, the perpetrators reportedly rammed a car through barricades at Belgium's national crime institute and then set fire to a lab, Teri Shultz reports for NPR from Brussels.

Five people have been detained in connection with the attack, says Ine Van Wymersch, a spokeswoman for the Brussels prosecutor's office. "This location was not chosen by accident," she says.

Yemenis inspect the site of a suicide car bombing at an army recruitment center in Aden, Yemen, on Monday.

Suicide Bombing In Yemen Kills At Least 54; Attack Claimed By Islamic State

A suicide bombing in Yemen has killed at least 54 people in the southern city of Aden, The Associated Press reports, citing Yemen's health ministry.

Earlier the medical charity Doctors Without Borders, also known as MSF, posted on Twitter that one of their hospitals had received 45 wounded and was treating another 60-some wounded.

The attack has been claimed by the Islamic State, NPR's Alison Meuse reports, and an ISIS-affiliated news outlet says the bombing targeted an army recruitment center.

Careful audits of a representative sampling of bills from 37 Medicare Advantage Programs in 2007 have revealed some consistent patterns in the way they overbill, a Center for Public Integrity investigation finds.

Audits Of Some Medicare Advantage Plans Reveal Pervasive Overcharging

More than three dozen just-released audits reveal how some private Medicare plans overcharged the government for the majority of elderly patients they treated, often by overstating the severity of certain medical conditions, such as diabetes and depression.

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