Funerals and memorial services

Actor-comedian David Spade helps family members enter Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Catholic Church for funeral services for his sister-in-law, designer Kate Spade, in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
June 21, 2018 - 7:36 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners braved drizzling rain to attend the funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade on Thursday, many of them carrying her iconic purses as they flocked to a church in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. Her family released a statement shortly before the...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2004 file photo, the late designer Kate Spade poses with shoes from her next collection in New York. The funeral for Spade will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Church in Kansas City, Mo. Spade was found dead by suicide on June 5 in her New York City home. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
June 18, 2018 - 11:54 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A funeral will be held for fashion designer Kate Spade this week in Kansas City, where she was born. The Kansas City Star reports that services for Spade are planned for 3 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Church. Her father, Frank Brosnahan, says it's...
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A tribute is projected onto the side of London Bridge, London, Sunday June 3, 2018, to mark one year since a deadly vehicle-and-knife attack on London Bridge. Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain's resolve to "stand firm" against terrorism is stronger than ever. (Dominic Lipinski/PA(/PA via AP)
June 03, 2018 - 11:10 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May joined survivors, victims' families and emergency workers at a memorial service Sunday to mark a year since a deadly vehicle-and-knife attack brought terror to London Bridge on a warm Saturday night. Eight people were killed and almost 50 injured...
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Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded man near the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, during a protest east of Khan Younis, in the Gaza Strip, Friday, June 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
June 02, 2018 - 1:50 pm
KHUZAA, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of Palestinians, including hundreds of medical workers in white uniforms, took part Saturday in the funeral procession of a colleague who was shot dead by Israeli troops the previous day along the Israel-Gaza border. Relatives say 21-year-old Razan Najjar was a...
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May 30, 2018 - 10:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A pathway flanked by six stones meant to symbolize strength and determination will be added to the Sept. 11 memorial site in lower Manhattan to honor the rescue and recovery workers who toiled for months at ground zero, officials announced Wednesday in unveiling the design concept...
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May 29, 2018 - 5:47 pm
MACUNGIE, Pennsylvania (AP) — When wedding guests cheered a couple tying the knot over the Memorial Day Weekend, the excitement wasn't just about the union — some of it stemmed from the football jersey the groom slipped into before saying "I do." Jennifer Sullivan says she was so certain the...
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American flags placed in honor of Memorial Day are reflected in puddles at the Panama City Marina as Subtropical Storm Alberto approaches Panama City, Fla., Monday, May 28, 2018. (Joshua Boucher/News Herald via AP)
May 28, 2018 - 8:31 pm
Subtropical Storm Alberto rumbled inland Monday after its Memorial Day strike on the U.S. Gulf Coast, driving holiday weekend beachgoers away as heavy rains began pelting wide areas of the Southeast amid a rising flood threat. Forecasters warned that downpours from the vast system of swirling storm...
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President Donald Trump lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider at Arlington National Cemetery, Monday, May 28, 2018, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 28, 2018 - 2:16 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump paid a Memorial Day tribute at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, saying he came to "sacred soil" to "honor the lives and deeds of America's greatest heroes." The commander in chief, speaking before an audience of Cabinet members, military leaders,...
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Gulfport, Miss., residents shovel sand into bags at a Harrison County Road Department sand bagging location, while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday, May 26, 2018. The slow moving storm is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, storm surges, high wind and flash flooding this holiday weekend. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 27, 2018 - 3:30 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Beaches in Florida were largely empty ahead of Memorial Day as a slowly intensifying storm carrying brisk winds and heavy rain approached the U.S. Gulf Coast on Sunday. The storm disrupted plans from Pensacola in the Panhandle to Miami Beach on Florida's southeastern...
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U.S. Marine Corps soldiers stand beneath the U.S. flag during a Memorial Day commemoration at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, France, Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
May 27, 2018 - 12:07 pm
BELLEAU, France (AP) — High-ranking military officials from the United States, France and Germany took part in Memorial Day ceremonies at an American cemetery in France on Sunday to mark the centennial of the battle of Belleau Wood, a turning point in World War I and a key moment in U.S. Marine...
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