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  NBC News Update: April 30th, 2013

Catherine Zeta-Jones checks into mental hospital

  Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has checked into a mental health facility as part of her treatment for bipolar disorder. She spent time in a similar facility two years ago.

38 killed in fire at Russian psychiatric hospital

  At least 38 people were killed in a fire at a psychiatric hospital north of Moscow. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

Mom who killed her 5 kids wants to go to church

  Andrea Yates, the mother who murdered her five children in 2001 and was found not guilty by reason of insanity, is now asking for weekly release from the Texas state mental hospital where she is held to attend church services. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports.

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A handout photo released on April 26 2013, by Russia’s Emergencies Ministry shows flames rising from a burning psychiatric hospital in the small town of Ramensky around 40 kilometres outside Moscow. Thirty-eight people, mostly psychiatric patients, were killed in a fire that raged today at a psyc

Russian emergency service staff work at the site of a fire at a psychiatric hospital in the village of Ramensky
Russian emergency service staff work at the site of a fire at a psychiatric hospital in the village of Ramensky

Russian emergency service staff work at the site of a fire at a psychiatric hospital in the village of Ramensky, north of Moscow April 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A Russian emergency service worker sprays water at the site of a fire at a psychiatric hospital in the village of Ramensky
A Russian emergency service worker sprays water at the site of a fire at a psychiatric hospital in the village of Ramensky

A Russian emergency service worker sprays water at the site of a fire at a psychiatric hospital in the village of Ramensky, north of Moscow April 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva