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Tiny Witnesses: Microbes Can Tell When A Murder Victim Died
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Martin Luther King Jr., with his wife, Coretta, at a Harlem hospital after he was stabbed by Izola Ware Curry in 1958. AP hide caption

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Might A Brush With Death Set The Stage For Greatness?
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A Diary Of Deaths Reminds Doctor Of Life
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Wolverine's Death: Superheroes And The Cycle Of Eternal Return
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