A retired NYPD detective wants to help the family of a 3-year-old boy allegedly beaten to death by his mother’s boyfriend — and is offering free burial for the baby, whose remains are still in the morgue. Daniel Austin Jr., president of Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery, said Friday that he wants to offer little Jaden...
The body of a Brooklyn boy savagely beaten to death remained unclaimed at the morgue as his family tried to raise money for a funeral.
Last night, DeMar DeRozan somehow materialized above the rim to turn DeMarre Carroll’s missed layup into Ricky Rubio’s funeral: cowering, hands clamped over head, palpable fear and awe of a more powerful being. As always, it’s nice to watch someone close a sizeable gap and fuck someone’s day up. Read more...
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Fifteen people have died and at least 78 have been hospitalized in recent weeks after drinking toxic rice wine at a series of funerals in Cambodia in the past five weeks, officials said on Friday.
Business has never been busier for undertaker Alejandro Ormeneta but, after five months on the frontlines of the Philippines' brutal drug war, he just wants the killings to stop. Ormeneta and his colleagues at one funeral parlour inShow More Summary
s.e. smith Just when you thought the antichoice movement couldn’t get any sneakier with moves to punish, shame, and burden abortion-seekers, they came up with fetal funerals. The Texas Department of State Health Services just finalized...Show More Summary
Ancient humans in South America used complex funeral rituals and manipulated the bodies of their dead as early as 10,000 years ago.André Strauss at the University of Tübingen in Germany and his colleagues analysed bones from 26 human burials, discovered during 15 years of
Malik Cooper, 20, was on his way home to Atlanta from Tuskegee University in Alabama, where he was a business student. Cooper was carrying sadness with him on the road as his trip home was being made in order to be a pallbearer for his best friend, 15-year-old Marquez Montgomery, who was fatally shot last […]
Spotlight on the Humanities: Hussein Rashid on “American Muslims: 500 Years of History” - Princeton Public Library. In 2016, America mourned the passing of one of its heroes, boxing champion Muhammad Ali. His funeral service gave public light to the long history of Muslims in America, and the deep impact...
Senegalese sculptor Ousmane Sow, one of the giants of African art, was laid to rest in Dakar on Tuesday, five days after he died at the age of 81. President Macky Sall was among those paying tribute to Sow before his funeral, attended by politicians and artistic leaders as well as his loved ones. Show More Summary
Comedian Conan O’Brien went there. He highlighted an awkward moment at Fidel Castro’s funeral, something that the network morning newscasts on Monday wouldn’t touch: The Jeep carrying the dictator’s ashes broke down on Sunday, prompting soldiers to push the vehicle down the procession route. ABC, CBS and NBC skipped that moment.
What represents a funeral? Who died? Is it a person or a mentality, a vibe? Sonya Kitchell explains as best as she can in her new song that may be about the end of something, perhaps more obvious than you might think but maybe we really don’t know. Or maybe we know exactly what is […]
Pallbearer Killed In Car Crash While Driving To Friend’s Funeral 20-year-old Malik Cooper was headed home to Atlanta to be a pallbearer at his best friend’s funeral. According to WSBTV, the college student was determined to make it ...
Oh, the irony! Can’t trust Russian-made jeeps, huh? Cuban soldiers push Fidel’s broken-down funeral vehicle — an Econ teacher’s dream-come-true for a metaphor HT @franciscome pic.twitter.com/aMaNCbyLND — William Easterly (@bill_easterly) December 4, 2016
Instead of celebrating his birthday, young Jaden Jordan was suffering unspeakable abuse at the hands of his mother’s boyfriend.
NBC’s Nightly News on Sunday offered the most gushing coverage of Fidel Castro’s funeral, mourning the “tears of sorrow and cries of patriotism.” Reporter Morgan Radford referred to Castro as a man with a “complicated legacy.” Yet, she never explained what that meant or mentioned the dictator’s decades of oppression and violence. Show More Summary
Of course Alan Tudyk is in a Star Wars movie. And of course the beloved character actor whose eclectic credits include Firely, Serenity, I, Robot, Death at a Funeral, Wreck-It Ralph, Tucker and Dale vs. Evil, and Frozen would play aShow More Summary