Winner of the British Medical Association's 2016 writing competition
George Michael's Cause Of Death Revealed
Death and Taxes: What is the Estate Tax?
President Donald Trump has promised a repeal of the estate tax. But will that actually be beneficial for all American families?
Death toll in Venezuela protests since April reaches 100: prosecutors
The death toll in anti-government protests in Venezuela since April has reached 100, after a third death was reported from a day-long nationwide strike against embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's rule, prosecutors said Friday. A 15-year-old boy was killed in skirmishes on the sidelines
Hint Tip: George Condo
Fresh off his collaboration with Adam Kimmel (you'll recall the ghoulish masks at the designer's casino-inspired fall presentation in Paris?) and creating the album cover for Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, George Condo isn't slowing down. Why should he? The painter, with his comically deranged depictions of insanity, has been making art-goers feel uncomfortable for 30 years. Why stop now? And so, beginning January…
How a Mayor and a Labor Union Helped Oust Donald Sterling
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10 of the largest lakes in the world
About 2 million square miles of Earth is considered lake water. Here's a list of some of the biggest lakes in the world, from the bottom up.
10 Facts About Serial Killer Donald Harvey, The Angel Of Death
Beyond just a really classic Slayer song and the nickname for Josef Mengele, the "Angel of Death" is a label that would be given to another man decades aft
Tips for Visiting the World's Largest Maze
Dole Plantation Review: There are three main attractions: (1) the World’s Largest Maze, (2) The Pineapple Express, and (3) The Garden. Here are a few tips.
How a Subway Fare Increase Kicked Off Chile's Largest Protest
For many residents, Santiago's subway system and its fare hikes became a nexus for anger over deeper inequities across Chilean society.
George Will: America should do away with the death penalty
WASHINGTON — Without being aware of it, Vernon Madison might become a footnote in constitutional law because he is barely aware of anything.
Richard Collins III's death is just what we feared
The death of 23-year-old Richard Collins III was what we feared when Donald Trump was elected this past November. It wasn’t because of economic insecurity, or
How we roasted Donald Duck, Disney's agent of imperialism
When Ariel Dorfman co-wrote a book finding colonialist intent in the actions of a well-loved cartoon character, it got burned in Chile’s streets and earned him death threats. Now it’s back – and newly relevant in the ‘pre-fascist’ Trump era. He explains why
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.
AI Could Predict Death. But What If the Algorithm Is Biased?
Opinion: Researchers are studying how artificial intelligence could predict risks of premature death. But the health care industry needs to consider another risk: unconscious bias in AI.
Tips for Coping with Grief After a Cancer-Related Death
By Rosemary Maconchie When my husband Jim died from stage IV pancreatic cancer in April 2015, I was suddenly without my lifelong partner. We were together since high school; and when he died at age 69 I was suddenly alone for the first time in my life. The experience of …
Donald's worst quotes
Donald Trump announced his intention to run for president of the United States in typical style - in the lobby of skyscraper brandishing his name and
CNN’s Jim Acosta explains how the White House ‘hides from the public during the shutdown’
CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta on Tuesday explained two ways President Donald Trump’s White House was hiding from the public during his shutdown. Acosta analysis came on the thirty-second day of Trump’s shutdown. Acosta posted an image of the empty lectern in the press briefing room to remind how long it has been since press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has given a briefing. “The last White House briefing was more than a month …
‘Purification’, protests and a death: What happened in 24 hours since 2 women entered Sabarimala
Entry of two women under the age of 50 in the Sabarimala temple sparked violent protests across Kerala, leading to the death of one person
Venezuelans in ‘silent protest’ after 20 deaths
Unlike demonstrations in recent days, the rallies in Caracas, Maracaibo, Barquisimeto and San Cristobal passed with no major violence reported between protesters and police Caracas: Dressed in white, Venezuelan protesters opposed to President Nicolas Maduro marched in silence in several cities on Saturday to pay respects to 20 people killed in three weeks of unrest.