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Delving Into a Dark Topic

Three patients facing imminent death and quartered with their families in quaint cottages are observed by psychiatrists studying how people deal with terminal illness. The families take their loved ones’ inevitable demise with varying degrees of grace. That’s the premise of “The...

Taking Stock

Oil Brings Higher Income     September’s song was a sad one for stocks as the market ended with its worst quarter since the financial crisis in 2008. The S&P 500 Index lost 14% for the quarter, leaving it down 12% for the year so far. The Dow Industrials lost a...