death

Jeffrey Epstein

The Woman Who Says Epstein Raped Her at 15 Is Now Suing His 'Recruiter,' 'Secretary,' and 'Maid'

"They robbed me of my youth, my identity, my innocence, my self-worth," Jennifer Araoz said.
Carter Sherman
8.14.19
conspiracy

The Fans Who Refuse to Believe Michael Jackson Is Dead

On the tenth anniversary of his death, we look at some of the conspiracy theories surrounding the disgraced king of pop.
James McMahon
6.24.19
immigration

Two Infants, a Toddler, and a Woman Found Dead at “Devil’s Corner" Along Texas Border​

The Rio Grande Valley, where the park is based, accounts for more than 40% of illegal crossing arrests.
Emma Ockerman
6.24.19
Policing

Louisiana City Just Repealed Its “Saggy Pants” Law After a Black Man Was Shot by Police

“There is no legitimate need for this ordinance beyond racially motivated animus,” the ACLU of Louisiana’s legal director said.
Emma Ockerman
6.12.19
immigration

A Toddler from Guatemala Is the 4th Child to Die in U.S. Custody Since December​

It’s not clear when, exactly, the toddler got sick, and the death is still under investigation.
Tim Marcin
5.16.19
Celebrity

Keanu Reeves Told Stephen Colbert What Happens When We Die

Keanu is my new religion.
River Donaghey
5.13.19
death

Scientists Want to Inspire Public Conversations About Death

A new installation at a London shopping mall aims to make conversations about our mortality more commonplace.
Becky Ferreira
5.9.19
Culture

Legendary 'Boyz N the Hood' Director John Singleton Has Died

He was 51.
River Donaghey
4.29.19
Facebook

Researchers Say Facebook’s Dead Users Could Outnumber the Living Within 50 Years

This study suggests we start thinking seriously about how we handle digital remains.
Samantha Cole
4.29.19
Television

A Definitive Guess at Which ‘Game of Thrones’ Characters Will Die Next

Take these bets to the Iron Bank.
Josh Visser
4.24.19
Broadly

In 'Guava Island,' Donald Glover Paints Death Into Music

Donald Glover's musical drama about a singing martyr invokes sentiments around loss in communities of color, akin to Nipsey Hussle's recent passing.
Bianca Betancourt
4.16.19
Culture

Nipsey Hussle's Memorial Was a Celebration of African Spirituality

During the memorial service for Eritrean-American rapper Nipsey Hussle, his mother Angelique Smith emphasized how her spirituality helps her deal with grief.
Meagan Jordan
4.12.19
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