SVU Season 20: New Shrink's First Patient Is a Grieving Peter, EP Says

If time heals all wounds, Law & Order: SVU‘s Peter Stone is screwed. Only a few months will have passed between the events of the Season 19 finale and the two-hour Season 20 premiere (Thursday, Sept. 27 at 9/8c), show boss Michael Chernuchin tells TVLine. That means the assistant district attorney will be in the thick […]

13 ways to help a friend who’s grieving, beyond bringing a casserole

Alexander Lyubavin/Flickr While friends and relatives are quick to offer sympathy following the loss of a loved one, sticking around and showing continued support makes the greatest impact.  Small gestures, such as stocking up on toilet paper, stamps or even breath mints can make life a little easier for those in mourning.  A personal handwritten […]

“They call it swatting,” says grieving Wichita mother after son killed by police

Enlarge / Wichita Police. (credit: Wichita Police) A 28-year-old Wichita, Kansas man was killed last night by police who were responding to a tip falsely reporting a hostage situation at the man’s house. And rumors are swirling in the Call of Duty community that the death was the result of a “swatting” attack gone horribly […]

Berlin Christmas market attack 1 year on: Grieving victims’ families & survivors still await answers

A year after the tragedy, families of the Berlin Christmas market terrorist attack victims are yet to receive any sound explanation as to why the perpetrator was not detained by the German security forces when they had a chance. On December 19, 2016, 24-year-old Anis Amri deliberately drove a stolen truck into a Christmas market […]

Sheryl Sandberg’s Advice for Grieving, Cont’d

A few weeks ago, I interviewed the Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg about her new book Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy, which describes how she learned to move forward in the wake of her husband’s sudden death. Katherine Shear, of the Center for Complicated Grief, responds: I read your article “Sheryl Sandberg’s […]

Manchester United brings some joy to grieving city with Europa League victory

Manchester United gave its grieving home city a moment to cheer by winning the Europa League on Wednesday, beating Ajax 2-0 in the final thanks to goals by Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Pogba pointed to the sky as he was mobbed by teammates after his 18th-minute opening goal. The game was played two days after 22 people were killed in a bomb attack at a […]

EastEnders spoiler: Will Charlie Cotton take Matthew away from a grieving Jack Branning?

Now it looks like Charlie (played by Declan Bennett) is set to stay – if this photo is anything to go by. In scenes set to air tomorrow, the returnee catches up with his grandmother Dot Branning (June Brown). Although it remains unclear why Charlie has decided to return now and what exactly has drawn […]