Death

AP
April 28, 2019 - 10:25 am
Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, a Republican foreign policy sage known for leading efforts to help the former Soviet states dismantle and secure much of their nuclear arsenal, but whose reputation for working with Democrats cost him his final campaign, died Sunday. He was 87. Lugar died at the...
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CBS News
April 24, 2019 - 9:19 am
An inspiring opera singer who received not one but two sets of transplanted lungs over the course of her life has died at the age of 35, according to her family. Charity Tillemann-Dick was a champion of organ donation, which allowed her to continue doing what she felt she was born to do. CBS News'...
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Getty
April 24, 2019 - 8:16 am
Another visitor to Grand Canyon National Park has died after falling over the edge of the South Rim, authorities said Tuesday. A 70-year-old woman fell about 200 feet over the rim, the second over-the-edge death this month within the confines of the park, according to Grand Canyon officials. The...
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April 23, 2019 - 5:02 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A female employee at a Pennsylvania processing plant has died after falling into a meat grinder, according to WNEP . The tragic incident took place at the Economy Locker Storage COmpany in Muncy Township. The coroner says the 35-year-old woman fell into the machinery around 11:30 a.m...
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April 23, 2019 - 3:44 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A West Covina girl has died after an allergic reaction to her toothpaste that contained milk. The 11-year-old's parents, Monique Altamirano and Jose Saldate say they had EpiPens and were vigilant about controlling their daughter's severe dairy allergy. Denise Saldate's parents packed...
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April 23, 2019 - 7:12 am
There's more information about two people whose bodies were found in a Newport Beach apartment. A friend of Wendi Miller says she was the chief executive of the nonprofit organization Wings for Justice. Miller sent a text to friends and family Saturday morning saying she was okay. She was last seen...
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AP
April 22, 2019 - 1:00 pm
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington appears set to become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as "natural organic reduction" — an accelerated decomposition process that turns bodies into soil within weeks. The bill legalizing the process, sometimes referred to as "human composting," has...
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April 19, 2019 - 6:41 am
All pregnant women in California are being told to get the T-Dap vaccine following the death of an infant in Orange County caused by whooping cough. The whooping cough death is the first of it's kind in Orange County in more than a decade and the first in California this year. Infants are too young...
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April 17, 2019 - 2:29 pm
The death of brain cells may not be as sudden, or as irreversible, as previously believed. Four hours after a pig's death, Yale scientists restored circulation and revived cellular activity within the dead animal's brain. The cells of the brain remained viable six hours later, compared with other...
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AP
April 10, 2019 - 3:53 pm
LOS ANGELES — A 27-year-old man died in a California hospital after he suffered a brain hemorrhage while detained by U.S. immigration authorities, his wife said Wednesday, demanding to know what caused his injury and whether he received appropriate medical care in custody. Melissa Castro said she...
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