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9 to 5/Deportees Aubade

By Betty Scott. Families remain divided as a record number of immigrant children wait in U.S. custody. …

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Four-Cent Father

By Tara Campbell. "Please clarify how a life is worth four cents." On the death by police of Gregory Vaughn Hill, Jr. …

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Identity

Another Word

By Megan Merchant. The horrors of gender violence are articulated all over the world. …

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Gun Violence/Obituaries

Ringing Out

By Alexandra Donovan. A shooting at the offices of the Capital Gazette left five dead, including journalist Wendi Winters. …

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Funeral Details

By Megan Merchant. "The sermon will grow loud at times, generic as a hot dish brought to grief’s door." …

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Health

A Broken Guy

By Matthew Murrey. A 29-year-old airline mechanic took his first and final solo flight out of Seattle-Tacoma Airport. …

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Health

28 Different Spoons

By Kurt Cole Eidsvig. We found the needles. We found the veins. We found out way too late the differences between suicide …

Obituaries View all

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Requiem

By Lynn M. Knapp. On John McCain's funeral rites. …

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Environment View all

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Environment/Hurricanes

Toast

By Christine Kouwenhoven. Hurricane Florence invites in the rising, warming ocean. …

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