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China's big question after ending "zero-COVID" rules: How many have died?
David struggled to help his 83-year-old father before he died of COVID. Will his father's death be counted in China's official toll?
For workers in the funeral industry, an unprecedented year
A Houston funeral director describes the pain of seeing so many deaths, sometimes more than one in a family.
Funeral services in the age of COVID-19: "You have no idea what it's like"
The things that can make funerals cathartic aren’t possible right now.
Funeral home fraud rose in 2014, FTC probe finds
Rules prevent sale of unneeded items. Directors association says its complicated.
Black-owned funeral homes face existential challenge
As black neighborhoods change, funeral directors are struggling to adapt.
More Americans going online to find cremation urns
Online businesses that sell cremation products are thriving.
Keeping the funeral business alive
Philadelphia Magazine reporter Sandy Hingston says changing culture in America is killing the business of death.
Far-flung relatives now watch funerals online
Turns out online funerals aren’t just for celebrities. More and more families across the U.S. are looking at them as a way to cut costs, and include more friends and relatives.