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Dying Man Gets His Day in Court Against Monsanto

June 18, 2018 |

DeWayne Johnson is going to die—but first, he will see the company he blames for his cancer in court. Johnson, a 46-year-old father of three, is the first of hundreds of cancer patients suing Monsanto to have his case go to trial, the International Business Times reports. The California…

Woman Who Comforted Dying Anne Frank Dies at 95

June 10, 2018 |

Gena Turgel, a Holocaust survivor who comforted Anne Frank at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp before the young diarist’s death and the camp’s liberation a month later, has died. She was 95. Turgel died Thursday, Britain’s chief rabbi said. The Polish native touched many in the decades as she shared her…

Nurse in Outbreak of Rare Virus Pens Letter With Dying Request

May 22, 2018 |

The nurse, with two young children at home and a husband working overseas, scrawled the words in blue pen as she lay dying in an Indian hospital isolation ward, sick with a rare and deadly virus. “I think I am almost on my way. I may not be able to…

I was smiling for the TV cameras, but I was dying on the inside

May 19, 2018 |

I sat in the Fox News Washington studio last fall and waited to be interviewed on “Fox & Friends” about a heartwarming op-ed I had written for Fox News.
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Sanders Blasts Leak of ‘He’s Dying’ Comment

May 13, 2018 |

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told staffers Friday that an aide’s recent comment about Sen. John McCain was inappropriate but shouldn’t have been leaked to the media, the AP reports. Sanders told communications’ staffers in a private meeting that it was inappropriate for aide Kelly Sadler to dismiss…

Dispatcher Tells Dying Woman: ‘Everyone’ Dies Someday

May 12, 2018 |

A young woman near death called an emergency dispatch number in France last December and was mocked by the operator, France24 reports. Naomi Musenga, 22, called the ambulance service and in a barely audible voice complained of severe stomach pain and said she thought she was going to die—to…

‘Russia’s Elon Musk’ Was Tortured, Raped Before Dying: Report

April 18, 2018 |

An entrepreneur known as “Russia’s Elon Musk” was apparently raped and tortured in prison before he died—a finding that casts doubt on the official account of his death, Newsweek reports. Valery Pshenichny, 56, was awaiting trial on charges of embezzlement when he was found hanging in his St. Petersburg…

Dying Gulf Stream May Trigger Global Nightmare

April 15, 2018 |

Scientists are raising alarm bells after two studies found that the Gulf Stream—an ocean current key to regulating Earth’s climate—is the weakest it’s been in 1,600 years, the Guardian reports. The culprit is apparently melting sea ice and glaciers, which inject fresh water into the North Atlantic…

‘Mom, I’m Dying’: Error Leads to Woman ‘Embalmed Alive’

April 14, 2018 |

A Russian woman who went for a routine procedure in hopes of soon becoming pregnant ended up dead after doctors mistakenly injected her with formaldehyde instead of saline—leading to her being “embalmed alive,” per the Washington Post . Ekaterina Fedyaeva, in her late 20s, had gone in for the operation…

10 States Where Chance of Dying Young Is Highest

April 11, 2018 |

“Some of our states are falling behind other, less developed countries” when it comes to premature death, says University of Washington epidemiologist Ali Mokdad, whose new study in JAMA shows a major disparity in the death rates of people aged 20 to 55 in California and those in West Virginia….