Funerals and memorial services

FILE - In this 1990 file photo, first lady Barbara Bush poses with her dog Millie in Washington. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File)
April 17, 2018 - 11:30 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady and mother of a president whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92. Mrs. Bush brought a grandmotherly...
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Sisters Zindzi, left, and Zenani, center, at podium, appear on stage to pay tribute to their mother struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, backdrop, at her funeral at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Madikizela-Mandela died on April 2 at the age of 81. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
April 14, 2018 - 9:13 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tens of thousands of people sang, cheered and cried as the flag-draped casket of anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was escorted from her official funeral on Saturday, after supporters defended her complex legacy with poetry and anger. Thunder rumbled and it began...
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Sisters Zindzi, left, and Zenani, center, at podium, appear on stage to pay tribute to their mother struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, backdrop, at her funeral at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Madikizela-Mandela died on April 2 at the age of 81. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
April 14, 2018 - 7:30 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Millions of South Africans said an emotional goodbye to anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Saturday during her official funeral, with supporters fiercely defending her complex legacy. Thousands of mourners packed a 40,000-seat stadium to celebrate the powerful...
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A mourner attends the funeral service of anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Madikizela-Mandela died on April 2 at the age of 81. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
April 14, 2018 - 6:11 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Millions of South Africans said an emotional goodbye to anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Saturday during her official funeral, with supporters fiercely defending her complex legacy. Thousands of mourners packed a 40,000-seat stadium to celebrate the powerful...
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A mourner attends the funeral service of anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Madikizela-Mandela died on April 2 at the age of 81. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
April 14, 2018 - 5:39 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Millions of South Africans were saying goodbye to anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as her emotionally charged official funeral began Saturday in Soweto, where she lived until her death on April 2 at 81. Thousands of mourners packed a 40,000-seat stadium to bid...
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April 11, 2018 - 8:16 am
BROCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — A community reeling from the brutal killing of a first-grader, allegedly at the hands of his mother, will be saying a final farewell. A funeral will be held Wednesday evening in Brockport, New York for 7-year-old Abraham Cardenas. Authorities say Hanane Mouhib (hah-NEEN' moo-...
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April 11, 2018 - 6:09 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Several thousand mourners have gathered at a stadium in Soweto for the memorial service for South Africa's anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who died April 2 at 81. The death of Madikizela-Mandela, often called the "Mother of the Nation," has triggered...
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Mourners carry the body of Palestinian cameraman who was shot and killed, Friday by Israeli troops while covering a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, during his funeral in Gaza City, Saturday, April 7, 2018. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)
April 10, 2018 - 2:01 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister said Tuesday that a well-known Gaza journalist who was killed by Israeli gunfire over the weekend was a member of Hamas, an allegation denied by the Islamic militant group and the journalist's family. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman provided no evidence...
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April 09, 2018 - 7:51 am
EAST DURHAM, N.Y. (AP) — Five family members are being laid to rest a week after a fire raged through a home in New York's Catskills region. A funeral will be held Monday for Nicholas and Mary Mammano and their grandchildren: 7-year-old Sophia Mammano; 8-year-old Jayden Caffrey and 10-year-old...
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Mourners comfort each other as people attend a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos, to honor the victims of a fatal bus accident in Humboldt, Saskatchewan on Sunday, April 8, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 11:36 pm
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — The people of this small town grieved at their hockey arena Sunday, laying flowers and jerseys in a makeshift memorial at the entrance and later gathering inside to mourn the deaths of 15 people when a semi-trailer slammed into the bus carrying the local youth hockey...
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