For Grieving Town, Shooter Doesn’t Deserve a Name

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ROSEBURG, Ore. — Keith Weikum, a set builder and special effects operator for theater productions at Umpqua Community College, already had a skeptical expression when he opened his front door. The reporter standing outside asked him if he knew a particular UCC student who had signed up to be a production assistant on a play with… [Continue reading]

How to watch Yogi Berra’s funeral on Tuesday

MONTCLAIR -- Legendary Yankees catcher Yogi Berra will be laid to rest Tuesday. His funeral, which is going to be a private ceremony in Montclair, will be broadcast on the YES Network, the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center has confirmed. "In … [Continue reading]

HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Joins Sharecare

New Content Collaborator to Educate Consumers on Spiritual Care, Palliative Care, End of Life NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sharecare, a comprehensive health and wellness engagement platform, and HealthCare Chaplaincy Network … [Continue reading]

N.J. pilot killed in plane crash ‘a life-long learner’

 CHESTER -- The New Jersey man killed in a plane crash near Somerset Airport last week was "a life-long learner" who loved sailing, flying, skiing and traveling with his family in his free time. Philip Clements, a 62-year-old father and grandfather, … [Continue reading]

Thousands Grieve for Slain Illinois Police Officer

CHICAGO — Under a perfect powder-blue sky, police officers from across the country came Monday to give a final salute to a fallen comrade killed in the small boating community of Fox Lake. Swarms of law enforcement in starched blue uniforms and … [Continue reading]

Remembering 2 Young Women Shot at Movies

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  LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - One was a talented artist who sang in an all-female band and planted trees to beautify her neighborhood. Another was studying to be a radiology technician and looking forward to a future with a longtime boyfriend. Jillian … [Continue reading]

Use Grief To Re-evaluate What You Value in Others

 I broke up with my boyfriend this week. I’d thought he was “the one” and tried to make it work. Two weeks ago, my best friend (male) died. Then I discovered my boyfriend has feelings for his widow. Worse, he’d been secretly sleeping (supposedly on … [Continue reading]

Grief Help: Care For Depression, Anxiety Helps War-Exposed Children

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  (Reuters Health) - Treating depression and anxiety in youngsters affected by war may have lasting benefits for their mental health and ability to function in society, new findings suggest. The study, of former child soldiers and other young people … [Continue reading]

Africa: UN Reminds World of Invisible Plight of Millions of Widows

 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging the world on the fifth International Widows' Day "to assert the rights of those whose bereavement is followed by exclusion, abuse or the loss of homes, livelihoods and social standing." In his … [Continue reading]

How to Cope with Grief in the Workplace

NEW YORK (AP) - The sudden passing of Dave Goldberg, the popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, touches a subject most workers probably don't consider until they have to. In the U.S., many companies offer a few … [Continue reading]