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August 28, 2018
A home damaged during Hurricane Maria in Comerio, Puerto Rico. A new study estimates there was a spike in deaths in the months that followed the storm's landfall. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by Erika P. Rodriguez
Study: Hurricane Maria and its aftermath caused a spike in Puerto Rico deaths, with nearly 3,000 more than normal
August 28, 2018 - 2:51pm
August 25, 2018
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks during a hearing in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 30, 2017. McCain died after a year-long battle with brain cancer on Aug. 25, 2018. Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg
Sen. John McCain, 2008 GOP presidential nominee, dies at 81
August 25, 2018 - 7:59pm
July 9, 2018
Disney World employee dies in accident near Pop Century Resort, authorities say
July 9, 2018 - 3:00pm
June 21, 2018
Koko, the beloved gorilla that learned to communicate using sign language, has died
June 21, 2018 - 12:43pm
June 8, 2018
File photo of Anthony Bourdain, in New York, his home when he was not on the road, Sept. 20, 2015.  (Alex Welsh/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
'Brilliant, fearless spirit': Fans and friends mourn Anthony Bourdain, dead at 61
June 8, 2018 - 1:34pm

Tasman Maile. Photo from Salt Lake County Jail
As his dad slept, a 2-year-old found his gun and fatally shot himself, Utah police say
June 8, 2018 - 10:28am
June 5, 2018
Mystery shrouds man whose body was found rolled in a rug in a hoarder's home
June 5, 2018 - 7:19pm
'This world is a better place without her': A Minnesota family's bitter final send-off to their mother
June 5, 2018 - 1:20pm
June 4, 2018
 El Capitan, left, seen from the banks of the Merced River in Yosemite National Park, Aug. 5, 2009. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Best friends and master climbers fall to their deaths while scaling Yosemite's El Capitan
June 4, 2018 - 11:54am
May 29, 2018
FILE — Homes damaged during Hurricane Maria, seen during Donald Trump’s visit to the San Juan, Puerto Rico, Oct. 3, 2017. A new study by a group of independent researchers at Harvard University concludes that the hurricane caused roughly 4,600 deaths, many of them due to delayed medical care. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Harvard study estimates thousands died in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria
May 29, 2018 - 11:27am
May 4, 2018
North Carolina fraternity suspended after college student falls out of party bus and dies
May 4, 2018 - 10:25am
May 1, 2018
Body of 4-year-old boy found days after wave swept him away from his mother in Outer Banks
May 1, 2018 - 9:24am
April 26, 2018
Lauria Bible and Ashley Freeman. Craig County Sheriff's Office-National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Disappearance of two Oklahoma girls stumped police for years. Then they learned about the Polaroids.
April 26, 2018 - 2:21pm
April 23, 2018
The world's oldest person dies at 117
April 23, 2018 - 12:32pm
April 14, 2018
Milos Forman, who directed “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” at his home in Warren, Conn., Nov. 22, 2009. Forman, a filmmaker who challenged Hollywood with his subversive touch, and twice directed movies that won the Oscar for best picture, died on April 13, 2018, at the age of 86. “I’ve always done everything in my life to win,” he said in a 1994 biography. (Kirsten Luce/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director of 'Cuckoo's Nest' and 'Amadeus' dies at 86
April 14, 2018 - 3:50pm