Dead dolphins have been washing up on Long Island and New Jersey beaches in growing numbers over the summer. (Credit CBS 2)

Dead Dolphins Continue To Wash Up On New Jersey Beaches

State officials have been working with the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine to determine why so many dolphins are dying.


All Faiths Cemetery in Middle Village - Queens, NY - May 22, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Seen At 11: Death Cafes Give Participants A Chance To Confront Their Fears

In the past the subject had been considered taboo in social settings. Now, a new trend has made death the topic of conversation at planned gatherings.


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Passing Away or Kicking the Bucket? The Lexicon of Dying

Pat Farnack had her weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.