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Pennsylvania state trooper laid to rest as manhunt for suspect continues

The Pennsylvania state police trooper who was gunned down Friday night outside his barracks was laid to rest in a somber ceremony Thursday while cops continued to hunt for the suspect.

A Funeral for the "Like"

2 days agoOdd : Neatorama

(Photos: Dadara) This past weekend at Oude Kerk, the oldest church in Amsterdam, the Like was laid to rest. Mourners carried a coffin shaped like a Facebook Like button to the church and marked its passing in a ceremony led by Eddy Reefhuis. Show More Summary

Alain Locke, herald of the Harlem Renaissance, is finally laid to rest

3 days agoArts : Arts Post

A crowd assembled under gray skies and drizzle this weekend to remember a man none of them had ever met but whose contributions to American culture resonate through 20th-century history– and whose ashes had been stored for decades in a container the size of a coffee can. Sixty years after his death, on what would […]

In Case You Missed It: Best Pics & Stories From The Week!

Nicki Minaj rocked the house at Club 79 in Paris. Check out some stories from the past week! Kate Middleton is pregnant with baby #2! George Clooney shares some of his wedding plans. Joan Rivers was laid to rest. Kim Kardashian even took a selfie during her Ice Bucket Challenge! Neil Patrick Harris and David […]

Brooklyn soldier killed during World War II laid to rest 70 years later

A Brooklyn soldier killed in the Pacific during World War II was finally laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery Friday after his remains were found overseas and identified through a DNA test.

K-9 Cop Killed In Duty, Hundreds Gather For Funeral With Full Police Honors

More than 1,000 people attended the funeral of Kye, a three-year-old Belgian German shepherd police dog that was killed in the line of duty in August, as the pup was laid to rest in a ceremony with full police honors. Kye was the partner of Sgt. Show More Summary

Why the Rush to Judgment in Ferguson?

Eighteen year-old Michael Brown was finally laid to rest, but issues surrounding this tragic killing have not. The facts surrounding the police shooting of the teenager remain largely unknown, with

Gustavo Cerati, Laid To Rest After Years In Coma

Gustavo Cerati passed away last Thursday after being in a coma since 2010. NY Times reports that the Argentinian singer-songwriter was a legend of rock during Argentina’s military dictatorship in the 1980s and his music became the soundtrack for that generation’s pursuit of democracy through his band, Soda Stereo. Show More Summary

Joan Rivers Laid To Rest In NYC

Yesterday Joan Rivers was laid to rest. Her funeral wasn’t quite the “spectacle” she outlined in her 2012 book, ‘I Hate Everyone… Starting with Me,’ but it certainly was a star-studded event. It was definitely an A-list affair. RELATED: Barbara Walters paid tribute to Joan Rivers. A-listers who attended Joan’s memorial service included Kelly Osbourne, […]

Joan Rivers Remembered at Star-Studded Funeral in NYC

Joan Rivers seemingly got the Hollywood-inspired funeral she had always planned. The late comedian, who sadly died earlier this week at the age of 81 after being taken off life support, was laid to rest on Sunday (September 7) on the Upper East Side of New York City. According to the AP, Howard Stern delivered [...]

Joan Rivers' Funeral Set for Sunday

Joan Rivers will be laid to rest on Sunday in New York City, Entertainment Weekly reports. The service will be held at Temple Emanu-El. "It is a terribly sad day for all of us," Emanu-El rabbi Joshua M. Davidson said in a statement to the magazine. "We mourn with... Read More > Other Links From Joan Rivers Melissa Rivers

How Joan Rivers Should Be Laid To Rest, According To Joan Rivers

“When I die (and yes, Melissa, that day will come; and yes, Melissa, everything’s in your name), I want my funeral to be a huge showbiz affair with lights, cameras, action … I want Craft services, I want paparazzi and I want publicists making a scene! I want it to be Hollywood all the way. [...]

Oklahoma Police Dog Who Died In The Line Of Duty Buried With Full Honors

Kye, a 3-year-old Belgian German shepherd who was serving for the Oklahoma City police was laid to rest on August 28 with full police honors in front of more than a thousand mourners and dozens of other service dogs. Kye’s partner, Sgt. Show More Summary

Aharon Sofer laid to rest in Israel

The New Jersey yeshiva student who was found dead in an Israeli forest was buried Friday in the Holy Land.

Microsoft’s iconic MSN Messenger is closing down in China, the last market where it remains

Farewell MSN Messenger. The iconic Microsoft instant messaging service for desktops will finally be laid to rest after its closure was announced in China, the last market where it remains active. Microsoft began migrating Messenger users to Skype in January 2013, before the service was retired in March that year. Show More Summary

Kye the K-9 police dog is laid to rest with full honors

An Oklahoma City police dog named Kye was laid to rest Thursday with full honors after dying in the line of duty.

When mistakes become deadly

WASHINGTON — To be young, male and black in America means not being allowed to make mistakes. Forgetting this, as we’ve seen so many times, can be fatal. The case of Michael Brown, who was laid to rest Monday, is anomalous only in that it is so extreme: an unarmed black teenager riddled with bullets [...]

Dental Discoveries

Excavations at Barrow Clump may have come to an end, but there is still plenty that we can learn about the Saxons who were laid to rest there. One of the things we would like to know is whether these people, buried here throughout the 6th century, originated in this area or whether they migrated here during their lives. Show More Summary

Daily Beast Writer: Got White Guilt Over Ferguson? Oppose Voter ID Laws!

With the streets of Ferguson now quiet and the body of Michael Brown laid to rest, you could count on our friends at the Daily Beast to find fresh ways to exploit the tragic episode for political ends. Witness contributor Jacob Lupfer's...Show More Summary

CNN Broadcasts Purported Audio Containing Gunshots That Felled Michael Brown Jr.; Leaders, Celebrities Fill Pews At Teen’s Funeral

On the same day Michael Brown Jr. was laid to rest, CNN Monday broadcast an audio recording in which the gunshots that felled the 18-year-old Aug. 9 can purportedly… READ ON

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