Without interventions, one model predicts that Covid-19 could kill 40 million this year

2020-03-28 12:58

The researchers warned that governments and individuals must take immediate steps like lockdowns and staying home to stem the impacts of the pandemic.

A skier in the US died from asphyxiation after his coat got stuck on a chair lift

2020-02-19 16:55

A 46-year-old man from New Jersey died at a Vail's Blue Sky Basin after slipping through an opening in a chairlift and becoming caught in his coat.

Landisa: How am I supposed to grieve after my friend was stabbed to death?

2020-02-07 12:18

He had said, “these things happen for a reason” to which I responded, no death by crime will ever fall within the ambit of the “everything happens for a reason” school of thought, writes Kamva Somdyala

Investigators say the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant missed clearing a hilltop by 6 to 9 metres

2020-01-29 15:27

An NTSB official said that the descent rate of the aircraft was 2,000 feet (609 metres) per minute, which she referred to as a "high energy impact crash."

Kobe Bryant's helicopter crashed in foggy conditions considered so dangerous that the LAPD grounded all its flights

2020-01-27 14:38

The NBA legend and eight others had been flying in heavy fog conditions and crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, California, around 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

Death toll from New Zealand volcano rises to 20 after police suspend search for remaining two bodies

2020-01-13 19:29

Police in December called off a search for two missing people presumed dead after one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes erupted.

Nearly half a billion animals have been killed in Australia's devastating bushfires

2020-01-02 21:43

An estimated 480 million mammals, birds, and reptiles, are believed to have died in Australian bushfires since September.

How to cope with the loss of a loved one during the holiday season, according to experts

2019-12-20 16:44

Insider spoke with experts in grief and loss about how to make it through the holidays when you're still reeling from the death of a loved one.

Every McDonald's in Peru closed for two days of mourning after 2 employees were electrocuted by a soda machine

2019-12-18 17:16

Teenage cleaners Alexandra Porras and Gabriel Campos were electrocuted by a loose wire behind a soft drinks machine in a McDonald's in Lima and died.

Dad left with three kids after mom dies giving birth

2019-12-06 13:02

This heartbroken dad has been left to care for three children on his own after his beautiful new bride died while giving birth to twin girls.


As the coronavirus spreads, one study predicts that even the best-case scenario is millions dead

2020-03-05 18:58

A group of Australian researchers estimate that the coronavirus may have severe consequences on the global GDP.

China boasted that it built two new coronavirus hospitals in 12 days. But they're treating less than half the people they're supposed to.

2020-02-13 18:09

China grabbed the world's attention by planning, building, and opening two hospitals in under two weeks. But the reality is more complicated.

The helicopter that crashed and killed Kobe Bryant and 8 others was reportedly not certified to fly in poor visibility

2020-01-31 08:48

Island Express Helicopters, which owned the Sikorsky S-76B aircraft, was only certified to fly under visual flight rules, The New York Times reported.

Kobe Bryant fought anxiety and obesity with a children's podcast called 'The Punies' and a campaign to keep kids in sports

2020-01-28 14:36

NBA legend Kobe Bryant was outspoken about the importance of mental health and advocated for the benefits of youth sports participation.

Two-year-old dies in fire on birthday with siblings

2020-01-24 12:39

A toddler has died on her birthday along with three of her siblings after a fire engulfed their flat while their mother was out.

Victims of the fatal Ukraine plane crash included students from the world's best universities, newlyweds, and a wife separated from her husband by a ticket error

2020-01-10 16:25

People on Flight PS 752 included 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians, and 11 Ukrainians, as well as nationals from Sweden, Afghanistan, Germany, and the UK.

Death toll from New Zealand eruption rises to 17 as authorities continue harrowing mission to retrieve remaining two bodies from the island

2019-12-23 08:15

New Zealand police said that two people remain missing and are presumed dead after one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes erupted earlier this month.

Free State teacher finds hope for Christmas after two years of tragedy

2019-12-20 15:23

In circumstances in which many people would’ve given up hope, this teacher is keeping her chin up despite being hit by several tragedies during the past two years.

What is a 'tough workout' and how could it possibly extend a woman's life?

2019-12-09 11:45

Scientists have found that women's risk of dying from heart disease, cancer or other causes is much lower if they can engage in tough workouts.

Couple married for 68 years die one day apart: ‘It’s hard to imagine it’s a coincidence’

2019-12-04 13:05

This pair of soulmates died just hours apart.

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