Valerie Jarrett, an adviser to the president, describes the decision he made to sing at the funeral for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney last month in Charleston, S.C.
Amber Carvaly and Caitlin Doughty, both 30, have ambitions to disrupt the funeral business.
The family of a girl killed by sturgeon fish leaping out of the water is asking for help. Little five-year-old Jayln Rippy was killed by the jumping sturgeon this past Thursday when the family was on the Suwanee River near Fanning Springs, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama delivers the eulogy at the funeral of Reverend Clementa Pinckney in Charleston, S.C., June 26, 2015 Last week I was caught up in the moment watching President Obama deliver his eulogy for South Carolina state senator and Rev. Show More Summary
"Never tell me the odds!" seems to be the apt sci-fi quote to apply in this situation as described by The Gentleman's Armchair. If I remember correctly, that quote was spoken in one of the last seasons of Star Trek by Han Solo, while piloting Serenity and running away from the Cylons. Yes, I'm sure that's it!
Officials also provide more details of how convicted murderer Richard Matt was gunned down after three weeks on the lam
The president’s speech at the funeral of the Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney was not just eloquent but remarkable in how it fit a mass shooting into a discussion of race and justice.
Hi there. I'm Kari Howard, and I edit the Great Reads (a.k.a. Column Ones) for the Los Angeles Times. Two of my biggest loves are narrative journalism and music, and I'm lucky that my days are filled with both: When reading the stories, I get inspired by songs I think fit the article's theme -...
Faberry and Brittana and Swan Queen and Xena and Janeway and Korrasami, oh my!
U.S. Customs and Border Protection says agent opened fire after Richard Matt aimed a 20-gauge shotgun at the officer
As the nation celebrates the long overdue legalization of gay marriage nationwide, many black Americans are carrying a different tune. In the wake of the Charleston shooting -- and the same day as Rev. Clementa Pinckney's funeral, no...Show More Summary
Escaped convict Richard Matt pointed a a 20-gauge shotgun at a U.S. Border Patrol agent before he was shot to death by officers, federal authorities said Thursday. In the waning… READ ON
Marina Abramovi? has already planned her own funeral, which will incorporate her final performance work, live music, a colourful dress code and plenty of black comedy. In a keynote speech in Sydney during her 12-day residency for Kaldor...Show More Summary
Recently, I re-stumbled upon a peculiar YouTube video, depicting the beginning of the funeral of Otto von Habsburg, the former head of the famous House of Habsburg. He lived through both World Wars and vigorously opposed Nazism and Communism. His list of accomplishments is long, and as a devoted (and perhaps overzealous) Catholic, he grabbed […]
The godmother of performance art shared details for her “last piece” while on residency in Sydney.
The convicted murderer, who led authorities on a three-week-manhunt, will be given a private funeral
Greece; Ukraine; Hedge fund manager turns $32.6 Million into $1; Pigs as office pets; "Thousands Attend Funeral Of Tama The Cat, Famed Feline Stationmaster"; and more.
A 66-year-old Maryland man his filed a lawsuit claiming that Prince George's County police brutalized him, falsely arrested him, pepper sprayed, and tased him - and prevented him from attending his son’s funeral that morning.
The revelation that performance artist Marina Abramovi? plans to make her own funeral her last work shouldn’t come as a surprise. Abramovi?, 68, detailed plans for her funeral during a speech in Sydney, Australia, as part of a 12-day residency for Kaldor Public Art Projects, the Guardian reported. She wants to have three bodies — two fake […]