Funeral

Associated Press
December 06, 2018 - 8:20 am
by Will Weissert, Nomaan Merchant & Calvin Woodward, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, is going to his final rest Thursday in Texas. More than 11,000 people paid their...
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Associated Press
December 05, 2018 - 10:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Former President George H.W. Bush's casket is leaving the U.S. Capitol for a state funeral at the Washington National Cathedral. Family, friends, congressional leaders and others...
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Associated Press
December 05, 2018 - 8:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 7:35 a.m. The public viewing for late former President George H.W. Bush at the Capitol Rotunda has drawn to a close. A funeral service at Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday will cap three...
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Associated Press
December 05, 2018 - 8:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President George H.W. Bush is getting a national farewell at Washington National Cathedral before family, friends, presidents and foreign dignitaries. The nation's 41st president died Friday in Houston at age 94. His wife of 73 years, Barbara, passed away in April. Things to know...
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(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
December 04, 2018 - 2:53 pm
By CALVIN WOODWARD, LAURIE KELLMAN and ASHRAF KHALIL , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Soldiers, people in wheelchairs and long lines of other Americans filed through the hushed Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday to view George H.W. Bush's casket and remember a president whose legacy included military...
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Associated Press
December 04, 2018 - 8:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events related to late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 8:35 p.m. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have paid their respects to former President George H.W. Bush at the U.S. Capitol. The nation's 41st president is lying in state...
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(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 01, 2018 - 7:23 am
By JOSH REPLOGLE , Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The bishop who officiated Aretha Franklin's funeral apologized Friday to Ariana Grande for how he touched her onstage and a joke he made about her name. Bishop Charles H. Ellis III led Franklin's funeral and awkwardly greeted Grande on stage after...
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(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 31, 2018 - 2:59 pm
By JEFF KAROUB , Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — An all-star lineup of mourners filled a Detroit church with prayers and songs Friday for Aretha Franklin's funeral, honoring her not just as the Queen of Soul but also as a lifelong friend, family member, churchgoer and activist. Guests at the...
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Associated Press
August 31, 2018 - 8:49 am
DETROIT (AP) — Organizers of Aretha Franklin's funeral insist it will be a service, not a show. Yet the Queen of Soul's final send-off on Friday certainly will encompass many elements, emotions and grand entrances that were hallmarks of her more than six decades on sacred and secular stages. And it...
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(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
August 30, 2018 - 3:23 pm
By MELISSA DANIELS and NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain was eulogized as a "true American hero" — and a terrible driver with a wicked sense of humor and love of a good fight — at a crowded church service for the maverick politician Thursday that ended with the...
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