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Feature: He Helped Build an Artists’ Utopia. Now He Faces Trial for 36 Deaths There.

Max Harris did chores and collected rent at the artists’ warehouse where he lived. Now he faces trial for the deaths at a concert there — including some of his close friends.

VoA /
Sports, Deaths Among 2018's Top Google Searches

Sports, disaster and death were among the top searches on Google last year. Each December, the technology company releases it's top trending searches of the year. Topics that drew the interest of Americans included the World Cup, Hurricane Florence and three people who died in 2018 — rapper Mac Miller, designer Kate Spade and TV host and author ...

CBS /
New drug overtakes heroin as No. 1 opioid killer

New report says overdose deaths involving fentanyl have more than doubled each year since 2013

USA Today /
Fentanyl now America's deadliest drug, federal health officials say

Fentanyl is now the deadliest drug in America, federal health officials announced Wednesday, with over 18,000 overdose deaths in ...

Washinton Post /
Cocaine deaths increase amid ongoing national opioid crisis

Deaths from cocaine increased by about 18 percent each year from 2011 to 2016, adding another dimension to a crisis of fatal overdoses that has ...

CBC /
Ontario police watchdog cites 'serious deficiencies' in dozens of Indigenous deaths probed in Thunder Bay

Ontario's independent police watchdog says systemic racism exists throughout the Thunder Bay Police ...

USA Today /
Top 10 Google search trends of 2018

Midterm elections, the World Cup and celebrity deaths were all common themes when it came to what people were searching online.        

CNET /
How to survive deadly 'Game of Thrones'? Science finds best strategy - CNET

An analysis of the HBO show's many deaths might reveal the secret to making it to the end of the final season.

ABC /
8 people, including a teen boy, investigated for disco stampede deaths: Prosecutors

A teenager and seven other people are being investigated in the stampede deaths.

ABC /
8 people, including a teen boy, investigated for disco stampede deaths: Prosecutors

A teenager and seven other people are being investigated in the stampede deaths.

USA Today /
50 Cent's 'Power' shuts down after crew member is killed by car at Brooklyn location

The toll of deaths on entertainment sets ticked up again after a crew member on 50 Cent's 'Power' was killed by a car in ...

Washinton Post /
At least two dead, thousands without power after historic snowstorm in North Carolina

Two storm-related deaths have been confirmed, while a truck driver remains missing.

CBS /
Band of brothers: The lives and deaths of war photographers

The images and life examples of photojournalists killed in combat are being taught to a new generation of photographers

CBS /
Almanac: London's deadly smog

On December 9, 1952, a mixture of smoke and fog, responsible for the deaths of thousands of Londoners, finally lifted over the English capital. Jane Pauley reports.

MSNBC /
Multiple deaths reported after stampede at Italian nightclub

Among the dead were five minors, police said.

Reuters /
Police arrest four in connection to deaths of Valbuena, Castillo

Police in Venezuela have arrested four people in the aftermath of the deaths of former major-leaguers Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo, who were ...

Marketwatch /
Paris in flames: The photos out of France are getting more intense as city braces for more protests

Protests in France have escalated over the past several days, resulting in four deaths and damage to the city.

Reuters /
Michigan medical officer ordered to trial over Flint water deaths

A Michigan judge on Friday ordered the state's chief medical officer to stand trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter in connection to the contamination of the city of Flint's water supply, a crisis that resulted in 12 deaths.

MSNBC /
'Dark day' as final rescue ship stops patrols on world's deadliest migrant route

"The end of Aquarius means more deaths at sea, and more needless deaths that will go unwitnessed."

CNN /
Low tech's big impact on maternal deaths

When Abiodun Adereni learned that pregnant women in Nigeria were dying from a lack of proper health care at childbirth, he knew something had to be done. So he launched HelpMum, a Nigerian health service provider that tackles the problem by using low-cost innovations and the power of mobile technology.

VoA /
WHO: Traffic Crashes Are Leading Killer of Children

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for urgent action to put a brake on road traffic crashes that kill 1.35 million people every year, ...

The Guardian /
When my patient died giving birth, the reality of US maternal mortality and race hit me

Pregnancy-related deaths among black women are triple those of our white counterparts I don’t allow myself to remember much about my patient who ...

CBC /
Man, 29, charged in 'senseless' deaths of 2 young sisters

A 29-year-old man charged with killing two young sisters and assaulting their mother in Edmonton ...

CNN /
Road accidents 8th leading cause of death

The number of traffic-related deaths reached a high of 1.35 million in 2016, according to the 2018 Global Status Report on Road Safety, released by ...

The Guardian /
My data sketch: George HW Bush's inaction on Aids | Mona Chalabi

In 1981, the annual number of deaths among people with Aids was 451. By the time Bush left office, that figure was 40,000One of the negative legacies of George HW Bush’s presidency was his inaction in the face of an Aids epidemic that has killed over half a million Americans. In the obituaries that followed his death, Bush’s record on Aids was ...

Washinton Post /
Bad air kills more than a million Indians a year, study says

New research found that 1 in 8 deaths last year were attributable to air pollution.

Washinton Post /
Traffic deaths continue to climb worldwide, but per capita rate has stabilized, WHO says

WHO says traffic fatalities reached 1.35 million in 2016. But the organization said safety legislation, better vehicle standards and better access to emergency medical care have helped stabilize the per capita rate.

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