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Research has found that university curriculum often goes light on one of life's universal experiences — dying. So some colleges have gone to new lengths to make the training more meaningful.
Jan. 19, 2019
Does it make sense to gather all these people at once the way we do, largely to project a false sense of unity? Would it better to have no show of unity at all?
Jan. 19, 2019
"What some don't realize is that sometimes sharks seek touch," Ocean Ramsey said after the unforgettable encounter in Oahu. She and her team swam beside a 20-foot-long shark they say is Deep Blue.
Jan. 18, 2019
Marizeh Hashemi, a TV anchor in Iran, was arrested Sunday in the U.S. and is testifying before a grand jury in Washington. This is the first time U.S. authorities have commented on her case.
Jan. 18, 2019
Amid increasing protests following the broadcast of the Surviving R. Kelly documentary series, RCA Records has reportedly dropped the singer, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual abuse.
Jan. 18, 2019
Police haven't yet confirmed that the deaths of the men, who were found Thursday morning in separate apartments in Columbia, are tied to the leaks.
Jan. 18, 2019
The newspaper, founded in 1897, says it is shifting the focus of its Yiddish and English content to digital — and laying off nearly 30 percent of its staff in the process.
Jan. 18, 2019
The Americans died in a suicide bombing near a restaurant in Manbij, in northern Syria. Analysts say the attacker may have targeted a spot that had become a favorite for U.S. troops.
Jan. 18, 2019
Trump first met with Kim in June 2018 in Singapore, and the two appeared to form an unlikely bond after Trump had previously criticized Kim on Twitter, slamming him as "Little Rocket Man."
Jan. 18, 2019
Critics accuse the government of constricting Internet use to stop the circulation of images showing a security forces responding violently to protests over increased gas prices.
Jan. 18, 2019
Many newly elected Democrats vowed to work with Republicans and avoid partisan posturing. But they are sticking behind House Speaker Pelosi's position not to give in on the demand for wall money.
Jan. 18, 2019
Venezuelan migrants come into contact with Colombian guerrillas after crossing the river border. The migrants have turned up among captured and killed rebels, a Colombian military commander tells NPR.
Jan. 18, 2019
The electric automaker is eliminating 7 percent of its workforce in a cost-cutting measure. "The road ahead is very difficult," Musk told employees in an email.
Jan. 18, 2019
The taciturn special counsel's office issued a rare statement faulting a news report that said President Trump had told his former attorney to give a false explanation to lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
Jan. 18, 2019
Justin Dearborn, Tribune Publishing's chairman and CEO, and Ross Levinsohn, CEO of the company's interactive division, are leaving after a series of controversies and a failure to sell the company.
Jan. 18, 2019

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