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It’s not pain but ‘existential distress’ that leads people to assisted suicide, study suggests

A few decades ago, doctor-assisted suicide was considered a fringe idea despite surveys showing many physicians supported the idea under certain circumstances. The face of euthanasia at that time was Jack Kevorkian, a Michigan pathologist nicknamed “Dr. Death.” By his own admission, he helpe
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Here’s what the pins that Sheriff Clarke wears actually mean

This article has been updated.Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke emerged onto the national scene last year with his fervent support of Republican Donald Trump, despite the fact he was a Democrat. Clarke’s embrace of Trump’s politics — and of Trump’s intemperate rhetorical style — earned him a
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Bishop T.D. Jakes strives to bridge the racial and political divides

Bishop T.D. Jakes is preparing for MegaFest, his four-day, faith-and-family gathering in Dallas, where he makes his home and built his megachurch.The June 28-July 1 event he calls “a bit of a vacation in a spiritual atmosphere” drew 90,000 when it was last held in 2015 — a predominantly blac
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Trump’s views on climate are ‘evolving,’ aide says, amid pressure from Europeans

TAORMINA, Italy — President Trump’s views on climate policy are “evolving” after European allies personally pressured him to reverse his vow to abandon an international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, a senior White House adviser said at the Group of Seven summit here on Friday
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For this luggage maker, taxes are a ‘bloodsucking parasite’ on his business

From the outside, Don Chernoff looks like he has the life.The 57-year-old former Intel engineer lives comfortably in Reston, Va., where he runs his one-man luggage company, answers only to himself and pockets a low six-figure income.It doesn’t look so glamorous from where he sits.Chernoff and his
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‘Angel of Death’ nurse charged with killing another baby, suspected in up to 60 other deaths

A Texas nurse once dubbed an ‘Angel of Death‘ killer has been indicted in the 1981 death of an 11-month-old child whom she allegedly injected with a toxic dose of anti-seizure medication, authorities said.Genene Jones, 66, was indicted by a grand jury Thursday, more than three decades after J
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For Trump’s golf course, PGA tournament is ‘the greatest marketing in the world’

A little after 1 p.m. on Thursday, anybody watching the Senior PGA Championship on the Golf Channel got to see a little bit of American history. A man came on the screen during a commercial break to praise the golf course hosting the event — a course that happens to be owned by the president of th
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Amid a chillier welcome in Europe, Trump keeps pining for Saudi Arabia

TAORMINA, Italy — As more recent stops on his nine-day overseas journey yielded less love, President Trump continued to bask in the glow from his earlier visit to Saudi Arabia — the site of what he has called his “historic” and “unprecedented” meeting with Arab and Muslim leaders.“Peop
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Gianforte has a history of controversial views and hostile comments to journalists

The Montana Republican congressional nominee charged with misdemeanor assault of a reporter on the eve of Thursday’s special election has a history of minor controversies, as well as comments some have interpreted as threatening toward the news media. Technology entrepreneur Greg Gianforte, 56, ma
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A man is suing Hershey for ‘under-filling’ his box of Whoppers

A lawsuit alleging that Hershey is intentionally under-filling packages of Whoppers, Reese’s Pieces and other candy has gotten the green light to move forward.Robert Bratton of Missouri claims that the $1 packages of chocolate he bought last fall were only partially full. The box of Whoppers, he
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