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Rachel Held Evans, Progressive Christian Author, Dead At 37
She served on President Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
Pennsylvania Woman Killed After Falling Into Meat Grinder
Investigators don't know if 35-year-old Jill Greninger fell in or was pulled into the machine.
1 Killed, 3 Injured In Drive-By Shooting At Crowd Gathered For Nipsey Hussle Memorial
"We must stop this senseless violence," pleaded Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore.
LeBron James Mourns Friend Nipsey Hussle: 'I Still Don't Believe It'
The NBA star recognized the slain community activist who he said, "actually gave back to his community."
6-Year-Old Boy Dies Of Heart Attack While Taking Photos With His Baseball Team
By Kerry Justich, Yahoo! Lifestyle
Brantley Chandler was born with a rare congenital heart defect, his mother said.
Washington National Cathedral: John McCain's Funeral Did Not Require Trump's OK
The church said that funerals there are organized by the grieving families, no presidential approval needed.
Twitter Users Bury Thankless Trump Over Ugly John McCain Funeral Slam
Critics call out the president over his continued attacks on the late senator.
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Migrant Dies In Border Patrol Custody, The Fourth Death In 4 Months
The 40-year-old Mexican man was diagnosed with flu-like symptoms, liver failure and renal failure, officials said.
New Zealand Funerals For Mosque Shooting Victims Begin
By Tom Lasseter and Tom Westbrook, Reuters
Wrapped in white cloth, the bodies were laid to face Mecca, and, after jenazah (funeral) prayers, were carried towards their freshly dug graves.
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Pete Davidson Gets Heckler Ejected From Gig For 'Mac Miller' Remark
"I don't deal with that s**t at my shows," the comedian said.
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FOOD & DRINK
This Is How Different Cultures Grieve With Food
Erin Van Der Meer
Recipes and rituals vary, but the instinct to console the grieving with food is one that transcends culture, religion, language and borders.
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College Student Froze To Death In Iowa Amid Polar Vortex
Gerald Belz, 18, was found unconscious outside the University of Iowa on Wednesday. He died later a hospital.
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Newspaper Apologizes After It Removed Trump Dig From 87-Year-Old Woman's Obituary
Curtis M. Wong
Frances Irene Finley Williams’ family has said her death "was hastened by her continued frustration with the Trump administration.”
Fox Commentator Bre Payton Dies After Sudden Illnesses
The 26-year-old writer and broadcaster passed away Friday after being found unresponsive by a friend.
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U.N. Human Rights Expert Calls For Probe Into Migrant Girl's Death In U.S. Custody
Jakelin Caal Maquin died in U.S. custody after a 2,000-mile journey from Guatemala with her father.
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Priest Is Banned From Presiding At Funerals After Criticizing Teen's Suicide
Rev. Don LaCuesta has apologized for his sermon at a Michigan memorial.
Scott Stearney, Top U.S. Naval Commander In Middle East, Found Dead In Bahrain
No foul play is suspected in the vice-admiral's death, Navy officials said.
George H.W. Bush's Life Remembered In Photographs
The former president has died at the age of 94.
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'SpongeBob SquarePants' Creator Stephen Hillenburg Dies At 57
Hillenburg, who battled with ALS, has impacted many. Fans of his Nickelodeon series are sharing on Twitter how much his work meant to them.
Mac Miller Died From Accidental Overdose Of Fentanyl And Cocaine, Autopsy Finds
The rapper was discovered unconscious in his home in September.
3 Girl Scouts, 1 Adult Killed In Wisconsin Hit-And-Run Crash
The victims were fatally struck when a pickup truck veered off the road as they were picking up litter.
Remains Of Infants Found Stashed In Second Detroit Funeral Home
By Jon Herskovitz, Reuters
It comes a week after the badly decomposed bodies of 11 babies were found hidden in a false ceiling at a different funeral home in the city.
Detroit Police To File Complaint Against Funeral Home Owners Over Hidden Infant Bodies
By Corey Williams, AP
The remains of 10 fetuses and one baby were found hidden in the ceiling of Detroit's Cantrell Funeral Home.
Mourners Pack Funeral For 8 Of 20 Killed In Schoharie Limo Crash
By Michael Hill, AP
A week ago, the group — most of them in their 30s — was headed to a birthday party at a brewery in Cooperstown, N.Y.
Matthew Shepard Will Be Laid To Rest At Washington National Cathedral
Curtis M. Wong
The Shepard family called the site the "perfect" place for their son's ashes 20 years after his death.
CBS New York
Limousine In Schoharie Crash That Killed 20 Failed Inspection: Reports
Saturday’s accident, which killed two pairs of newlyweds, was the deadliest U.S. transport crash in nearly a decade, officials said.
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