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Not the top 10 news stories of 2013

Reuters/REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz – The Reichstag building, seat of the German lower house of parliament Bundestag, is pictured though a flag depicting fugitive former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, during a demonstration in Berlin November 18, 2013. (REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz)   We here at Yahoo like making lists out of…

Top 10 News Stories of 2013

Getty Images – Boston marathoners finish their race After a bruising election campaign that took a good part of two years, America deserved a rest. The country didn’t get one, unless you count the government shutdown – which almost made the year’s ranking of the most-searched news stories on Yahoo….

The fight over what grief means

Controversy over the boundaries of grief How much is too much grief? And how long do you wait before you decide? Among all the changes in the fifth version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), the most controversial may have been removing the so-called “bereavement exclusion.”…

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