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Mindy McCready Remembered at Nashville Memorial Service

Mindy McCready Remembered at Nashville Memorial Service

Frederick Breedon/WireImage(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Former country star Mindy McCready was remembered with a small memorial service in Nashville Wednesday evening.A little more than a hundred friends, family members and music industry colleagues gathered …

St. Petersburg Unveils Steve Jobs Monument

St. Petersburg Unveils Steve Jobs Monument

Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images(ST. PETERSBURG, Russia) — The Russian city of St. Petersburg has unveiled a new monument to Apple founder Steve Jobs shaped like — wait for it…a giant iPhone.The six-foot-tall memorial can’t make phone calls, but it ha…

Obama to Attend Inouye Memorial in Hawaii

Obama to Attend Inouye Memorial in Hawaii

Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will attend a memorial service for the late Senator Daniel Inouye at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific on Sunday in Hawaii.This is the se…

Joe Biden Speaks at Sen. George McGovern’s Prayer Service

Joe Biden Speaks at Sen. George McGovern’s Prayer Service

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(SIOUX FALLS, S.D.) — With 12 days left before election day, Vice President Joe Biden joined hundreds gathered at the First United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Thursday to pay respect to the late Se…

Obama Administration Official at Libyan Memorial: Death of Diplomats ‘Truly a Shared Loss’

Obama Administration Official at Libyan Memorial: Death of Diplomats ‘Truly a Shared Loss’

MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/GettyImages(TRIPOLI, Libya) — At a memorial service in Tripoli attended by at least 200 people, nearly all Libyans, top government leaders paid tribute in Arabic to the man they called their friend, Ambassador Chris Stevens.  A …

Officials Reach Agreement to Complete 9/11 Museum

Officials Reach Agreement to Complete 9/11 Museum

David Handschuh-Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — On the eve of the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, the Port Authority and The National September 11 Memorial Museum have reached an agreement to continue construction on the museum after mo…

CIA Identifies, Memorializes Fallen Covert Officers

CIA Identifies, Memorializes Fallen Covert Officers

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(LANGLEY, Va.) — The CIA has revealed the identities of 15 of its fallen officers, some of whose secret ties to the spy agency are being made public for the first time in almost three decades.Engraved on a memorial wall at th…

Roll of Honor: A Modern Memorial for Fallen Veterans

Roll of Honor: A Modern Memorial for Fallen Veterans

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It is difficult not to be moved when visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.  For most it is heart wrenching to see the toll of that war so vividly laid out, with more than 58,000 names etched in stone.One …

Mary Kennedy’s Body Released Amid Family Feud

Mary Kennedy’s Body Released Amid Family Feud

Mary Richardson Kennedy and her son, Conor Kennedy, in 2009. Jason Kempin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The body of Robert Kennedy Jr.’s wife, Mary Richardson Kennedy, was released by authorities to a funeral home Friday amid a family struggle over burial …

Obama Pays Tribute to Fallen Police Officers

Obama Pays Tribute to Fallen Police Officers

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama Tuesday honored police officers who died in the line of duty and their families, saying the nation is “forever in your debt.”“Every American who wears the badge knows the burdens that …

Whitney Houston’s Body in NJ; Public Memorial ‘Going to Be Big’

Whitney Houston’s Body in NJ; Public Memorial ‘Going to Be Big’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — With Whitney Houston’s body back in her home state of New Jersey, the 48-year-old singer’s funeral is likely days away.  And like her career, it could be a sensation.A source in the family confirmed to ABC News late Mon…

23rd Memorial Service Held for Lockerbie Bombing Victims

23rd Memorial Service Held for Lockerbie Bombing Victims

KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Va.) — Wednesday’s commemoration for the victims of the December 1988 bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland, that killed 270 people — most of them Americans — was slightly different this year.With Col. Moammar G…

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