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Mitch Petrus, Former Giants Offensive Lineman, Dies Of Heat Stroke At 32

Petrus, whose three-year NFL career included a Super Bowl win, died of a heat stroke after working outside at his family shop in Arkansas.

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Amal Clooney Condemns President Donald Trump

Amal Clooney, the famed human rights lawyer, attacked President Donald Trump for going after journalists and press freedoms in the United States.

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They Released Butterflies For The Groom's Late Sister, Then This Happened

The groom's parents wanted to honor their daughter, who died in a car accident.

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Tyler Skaggs Is Remembered In Heartbreaking MLB Tributes

Angels superstar Mike Trout called Skaggs, who died suddenly in a hotel room, a great teammate and friend. "We love you."

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New York Judge Dies After Heart Attack In Courtroom

Putnam County Court Judge James Reitz had just wrapped up a case. Then he suddenly collapsed.

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5th American This Year Dies On Vacation In Dominican Republic As FBI Seeks Answers

Leyla Cox went to a resort on the island to ring in her 53rd birthday. Days later, she was found dead.

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Probe Into Mysterious Death Of American Couple In Fiji May Take Weeks, Officials Say

Michelle and David Paul died last month after coming down with flu-like symptoms while vacationing on the Pacific island.

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John Oliver Reveals The Horrifying Truth Of What May Happen To Your Body After Death

"Last Week Tonight" looks at how screwed up the coroner business is and what it would take to fix it.

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Where Should a Child Die? Hospice Homes Help Families With the Unimaginable

For terminally ill children and their families, pediatric hospice can be a godsend — but the American health care system makes it hard to keep facilities afloat.

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Talking to Patients About End-of-Life Care

Readers offer their advice for patients, doctors and family members so that most people do not, in one reader’s words, “continue to die badly.”

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I Lost My Son In A Pool Accident. Now My Daughter Is Learning To Swim.

Six years old is late to be starting swim lessons, but we just couldn’t face our fears yet.

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How to Make Doctors Think About Death

End-of-life treatment guidelines would help families, physicians and nurses confront the inevitable with care and compassion.

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I Tried To Give My Dying 8-Year-Old Son A 'Good' Death. Here's How.

I realized early on that he needed his friends as much as he needed medicine.

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Guantánamo Bay as Nursing Home: Military Envisions Hospice Care as Terrorism Suspects Age

With no sign that the prison will close, the Pentagon has begun planning for detainees to grow old and die at Guantánamo Bay.

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U.S.-Led Coalition Killed More Than 1,600 Civilians In Raqqa, Syria

Human rights groups tallied more than 1,600 civilian deaths caused by U.S.-led forces in Raqqa, Syria.

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When Opposites Attract, for Life

Of all the obstacles to initiating hospice care that have been cited, the devotion of wife to husband, or child to parent, is the hardest to quantify.

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The Lesson of Impermanence

A chance encounter with a sand painting helped me learn how to doctor patients I knew I would lose.

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Mourning the Demise of a Zen Place to Die

Why do many nonprofit organizations have short lives, only six to 15 years? The experience of a renowned hospice in San Francisco offers some answers.

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I Tried To 'Marie Kondo' My Dead Mom's Things But It Didn't Go Quite As I Planned

Her method had liberated so many people, so why couldn't it work for me too?

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Here’s How I Explain Our Blended Family To My Toddler, Who Has Known No Other

My youngest is 3, and it is clear that we need to be having conversations about the blended family she was born into.

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