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No Charges Will Be Filed Over Prince's Death By Counterfeit Vicodin
The iconic singer died from an overdose of fentanyl in April 2016.
A Grief Bot Could 'Resurrect' My Dead Husband. No Thanks.
Artificial intelligence could totally change how we see death.
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Hawaii Becomes The 7th State To Legalize Medically Assisted Suicide
The law allows patients to request medication to end their lives. It gives them the choice to change their minds, too.
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Here's Why I Invented A 'Death Machine' That Lets People Take Their Own Lives
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"The Sarco" is a 3D-printable contraption that can be transported to wherever a user wants to die.
Oskar Groening, ‘Bookkeeper Of Auschwitz,' Dies At 96 Awaiting Prison
The former SS guard was one of the last Nazi officers to stand trial for crimes related to the Holocaust.
My Girlfriend Is Dying Of Terminal Cancer, But Here's Why I Still Feel Lucky
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I sensed right away, almost a year ago, that I was in for an awakening.
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Why People Like To Stay In Places Where Celebrities Have Died
Inside the world of dark tourism.
Why Deadly Mudslides Are The Latest Natural Disaster To Plague California
More than a dozen people are dead after mudslides struck Santa Barbara in the middle of the night. Recent wildfires have made the region more susceptible to the natural disaster.
Deadly Bronx Fire
At least 12 people have been killed after a fire swept through an apartment in the Bronx, making it the deadliest blaze in New York in more than 25 years.
2017 Natural Disaster Costs Soar
Natural disasters cost the global economy more than 300 billion dollars in 2017, nearly double the cost of the year before.
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24 Of The Most Thought-Provoking Pieces Of Writing By People Of Color In 2017
Read these before the year is over.
The Give And Take Of Christmas, And The Case For #MeNeither
David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H.
Founder, True Health Initiative
Christmas in the modern era has something in common with singer Miley Cyrus; they both come in rather like a wrecking ball
How One Family's Loss Reminded My Community We Need a Year-Round Giving Season
Jennifer S. White
Writing, blogging, sour ale drinking, stay-at-home-yoga mama m...
Kathy Manochi’s smile always makes me smile. Not just responsively, but in my heart first. No matter my mood. No matter the
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I Am Ending My Year Of Firsts After My Husband's Death
"It doesn’t matter to me when his heart technically beat for the last time; he died in pieces over a two-year stretch."
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Emerging Rapper Lil Peep Dies At Age 21
His emo- and rock-influenced music attracted a large online audience.
NFL Star Announces His Baby's Death In Devastating Message After Game
Marquise Goodwin caught a long touchdown pass in a game hours after his newborn son died.
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7 Things You Should Know About The Death Penalty, Even If You Support It
President Donald Trump called for the suspect in a New York City attack to be put to death.
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Fats Domino, Legendary Singer And Pianist, Dead At 89
The rock 'n' roll pioneer was known for hits like “Ain’t That a Shame” and “I’m Walkin’.”
Fires Leave 'Ash And Bones' Behind In CA
The death toll in the northern California wildfires has climbed past 30, making them the deadliest in the state’s history. But authorities warn the figure will rise, as they struggle to bring the blaze under control.
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