The surprising benefits of contemplating your death
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The surprising benefits of contemplating your death

Nikki Mirghafori has a fantastically unusual career. After getting a PhD in computer science, she’s spent three decades as an artificial intelligence researcher and scientific advisor to tech startups in Silicon Valley. She’s also spent a bunch of time in Myanmar, training with a Buddhist meditation master in the Theravada tradition. Now she teaches Buddhist […]

Former Angels employee Eric Kay charged in connection with death of Tyler Skaggs
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Former Angels employee Eric Kay charged in connection with death of Tyler Skaggs

A longtime Angels public relations employee was charged on Friday with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, the drug found in Tyler Skaggs’ system when the former Angels pitcher died last year. Eric Kay has been arrested and appeared in Federal Court in Fort Worth, Texas, on Friday morning, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s […]

‘NO WAY WE CAN REBUILD’: With death toll now at 154, Lebanese count huge losses after Beirut blast
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‘NO WAY WE CAN REBUILD’: With death toll now at 154, Lebanese count huge losses after Beirut blast

BEIRUT — Beirut residents began trying to rebuild their shattered lives on Friday after the biggest blast in the Lebanese capital’s history tore into the city, killing at least 154 and leaving the heavily indebted nation with another huge reconstruction bill. The search for those missing since Tuesday’s blast intensified overnight, as rescuers sifted rubble […]