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U.S. to Create New Young Death Registry U.S. to Create New Young Death Registry
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The death of a child is rarely expected and sometimes hard to explain. Health professionals in the U.S. are now trying to determine just how widespread the impact of such deaths are in the country – and what can be …

Frankie Leal: Boxer Dies from a Brain Injury Frankie Leal: Boxer Dies from a Brain Injury
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The boxing community is mourning the death of 26 year-old Mexican featherweight fighter Frankie Leal, who is also known as “Little Solder.” The boxer died today from a brain injury sustained in the eighth-round on Saturday night in Cabo San …

Emile Hirsch To Portray John Belushi In Biopic Film? Emile Hirsch To Portray John Belushi In Biopic Film?

Emile Hirsch is now in talks to play the legendary John Belushi in a biopic film. The film was planned years ago, and after being halted for various reasons, the project has now been given new life. The film will …

Nevada School Shooting Nevada School Shooting

Tragedy struck the Nevada town of Sparks on Monday around 7:15 in the morning when a middle school student opened fire. One brave teacher, Mike Landsberry, had stepped in to protect the children, and was shot and killed. Mike Landsberry …

Erich Priebke: Nazi Criminal, Funeral Sparks Protest Erich Priebke: Nazi Criminal, Funeral Sparks Protest
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Erich Priebke, a German Nazi war criminal, died last week. His body was being transported in order to hold a funeral for him, and was forced to be called off, due to the amount of controversy that surrounds the case. …

Elephant Kills Zookeeper In Missouri Elephant Kills Zookeeper In Missouri
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An elephant has reportedly showed its aggression and killed the zookeeper that was working with her, in a zoo in Missouri. Patience, an elephant that has a history of aggression toward handlers, attacked and crushed her keeper on Friday morning. …

Angola 3 Inmate Dies Days After Being Released Angola 3 Inmate Dies Days After Being Released
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Herman Wallace, just three days after being released from prison, died on Friday morning. He was 71 years old and died after a tough battle with liver cancer. Just days ago, he made news when he was released from solitary …

Joy Covey, Amazon’s First CFO, Dies In Bike Accident Joy Covey, Amazon’s First CFO, Dies In Bike Accident
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Joy Covey, a big part in the success of Amazon’s business, has died at the age of 50. She was riding her bike in San Francisco when it happened. She was an entrepreneur and contributed to Amazon’s massive expansion, becoming …

Early Amazon CFO Joy Covey Dies In Bicycle Collision With Minivan Early Amazon CFO Joy Covey Dies In Bicycle Collision With Minivan

Former Amazon CFO Joy Covey has reportedly died in a bicycle accident on Skyline Boulevard in San Mateo County. CBS SF Bay Area reported that the accident occurred as the result of a collision with a white Mazda MPV minivan …

Arthur Levinson Talks About Calico, Google’s New Death-Fighting Company Arthur Levinson Talks About Calico, Google’s New Death-Fighting Company
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As you may have heard by now, Google has started a new company called Calico aimed at figuring out how to extend human life. In other words, fighting death. The news broke in a Time Magazine cover story, which was …

Google Starts Calico To Keep You From Dying Google Starts Calico To Keep You From Dying
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Google announced the creation of a new company called Calico today. According to Google, it will focus on health and well-being with an eye specifically on aging and diseases associated with it. Simply put, they want to figure out how …

World’s Oldest Man Has Died in NY World’s Oldest Man Has Died in NY

Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez, the world’s oldest man, has died at age 112. He had been a resident of a Grand Island, N.Y. nursing home since 2007. Affectionately known as “Shorty”, Sanchez-Blazquez was born June 8, 1901 in El Tejado de Bejar, …

Roller Coaster Set To Reopen After Lawsuit Roller Coaster Set To Reopen After Lawsuit
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A roller coaster in Texas was the cause of a death of a young woman two months ago. It is set to reopen this weekend, with new safety measures put in place. The event occurred at Six Flags Over Texas …

Students Stabbed; Houston High School in Mourning Students Stabbed; Houston High School in Mourning
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This morning at a Houston High School, a 17 year old was stabbed to death. Spring High School is in mourning due to her death. One child was extremely hurt and was sent to the emergency room for a surgery. …

One Year Old Shot To Death In New York One Year Old Shot To Death In New York

Police are currently investigating the death of a one year old boy, who was shot in the head while in a stroller. Gun violence seems to persist all over and with a tragic death like this one, hopefully more people …

Into The Wild Teen Death Leads To Family Reactions Into The Wild Teen Death Leads To Family Reactions

Can passions become our downfall? The heart-breaking story of an admirable eighteen-year-old with the wide smile has left many devastated. People say that life imitates art, which unfortunately has tragic meaning to the young Johnathan Croom, who was passionate about …

Young Football Player Dies After Hit Young Football Player Dies After Hit
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When you send your kids to school or their favorite sporting activities, the last thing you ever think is that they’ll die that day. Well, that’s what happened to one family. A community and family are grieving today. De’Antre Turman, …

NPR’s Scott Simon Is Live-Tweeting His Mom’s Final Days, and It’s Heartbreakingly Beautiful NPR’s Scott Simon Is Live-Tweeting His Mom’s Final Days, and It’s Heartbreakingly Beautiful

NPR’s Scott Simon is currently doing something that some may call inappropriate, and others may call brave. Whatever the case, it’s inarguably fascinating, and at times heartbreaking. Simon is currently live-tweeting what seem to be his mother’s final days as …

Helen Thomas, White House Reporting Legend, Dies Helen Thomas, White House Reporting Legend, Dies
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Today Helen Thomas died at the age of 92. Helen Thomas was a legend in White House reporting. She started covering the White House in 1960, choosing to eschew the traditional “female reporting” angle – First Lady’s fashion choices, travel …

Roller Coaster Death in North Texas Roller Coaster Death in North Texas
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Fox News reports that a woman was thrown from a roller coster to her death on Friday at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. Investigators are still piecing together exactly what happened, but there are initial reports that the woman …

Beer Contest Winner Drinks 1.6 Gallons in 20 Minutes, Dies Beer Contest Winner Drinks 1.6 Gallons in 20 Minutes, Dies

A beer drinking contest in Spain’s Murcia region ended in tragedy this week when the contest winner, Joaquin Alcaraz Garcia, died of cardiac arrest. The rules of the contest were simple: Consume as many 1-liter glasses of beer as possible …