11:49 AM EDT 06/29/2015

Add PEOPLE News

Tributes

Credit: Melissa Boughton/The Post and Courier/AP
Joe Biden Makes Surprise Visit to Emanuel AME Church: 'I Know from Experience No Words Can Mend a Broken Heart'

Vice President Joe Biden Makes Surprise Visit to Emanuel AME Church: 'I Know from Experience No Words Can Mend a Broken Heart'

Originally posted 06/29/2015 11:25AM

Vice President Joe Biden paid a surprise visit to the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Sunday, joining the morning services at the historic house of worship where nine people were gunned down earlier this month.

Read More

Credit: Beth Gwinn/Redferns
Chris Squire, Co-founder of Rock Band Yes, Dies at 67 After Leukemia Battle

Chris Squire, Co-founder of Rock Band Yes, Dies at 67 After Leukemia Battle

Originally posted 06/28/2015 03:20PM

Chris Squire, bass guitarist and co-founder of progressive British rock band Yes passed away on Saturday evening in Phoenix, Arizona, at the age of 67 after battling leukemia.

Read More

Filed Under: Yes, Death
Credit: Courtesy Angelika Graswald
Hudson River Kayaker Vincent Viafore Laid to Rest: He Lived Life to the Fullest and Would Want Us to Do the Same

True Crime

Hudson River Kayaker Vincent Viafore Laid to Rest: He Lived Life to the Fullest and Would Want Us to Do the Same

Originally posted 06/27/2015 04:20PM

Hundreds of mourners turned out Saturday for the funeral of Vincent Viafore, the 46-year-old kayaker whose fiancée was charged with his murder.

Read More

Credit: Brian Snyder/Reuters/Landov
President Obama Sings 'Amazing Grace' to Conclude Eulogy for Slain Charleston Pastor

President Obama Sings 'Amazing Grace' to Conclude Eulogy for Slain Charleston Pastor

Originally posted 06/26/2015 04:00PM

President Obama delivered a moving eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney at TD Arena in Charleston, South Carolina, on Friday, singing "Amazing Grace" to conclude a speech that simultaneously memorialized the fallen pastor and called for Americans to examine race relations and gun control laws in the wake of the June 17 massacre that killed nine at the Emanuel AME Church.

Read More

Filed Under: Death, Murder, Barack Obama
Credit: Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty
Japanese Stationmaster Tama the Cat Dies

Japanese Stationmaster Tama the Cat Dies

Originally posted 06/26/2015 02:40PM

Tama the cat, who helped to save a failing Japanese train station, has died of acute heart failure at the age of 16, reports NPR.

The calico kitty was an honorary stationmaster at the Kishi train station near Wakayama City. Tama was given the role in 2007 after she started hanging around the stop. Workers dressed the feline in a tailor-made collar and stationmaster hat and even gave the cat her own office – a converted ticket booth.

Read More

Filed Under: Cats, Death
Credit: Taylor Balkom/Ketchikan Daily News/AP
9 Dead After Plane Carrying Cruise Ship Passengers Crashes in Alaska

9 Dead After Plane Carrying Cruise Ship Passengers Crashes in Alaska

Originally posted 06/26/2015 07:00AM

A sightseeing plane carrying eight cruise ship passengers and a pilot crashed into a cliff in Alaska Thursday.

Read More

Patrick Macnee, Star of The Avengers TV Series, Dies at 93

Originally posted 06/25/2015 08:25PM



Patrick Macnee, star of 1960s cult hit TV series The Avengers, has died at the age of 93.

The actor died on Thursday of natural causes with his family at his bedside at his home in California, according to a statement on his website.

"He was at home wherever in the world he found himself," the statement continues. "He had a knack for making friends, and keeping them. Wherever he went, he left behind a trove of memories and good wishes."

Read More

Credit: Courtest Clodagh Cogley/Facebook
Paralyzed Balcony Collapse Survivor to Honor Victims 'by Living the Happiest and Most Fulfilling Life Possible'

Paralyzed Balcony Collapse Survivor to Honor Victims 'by Living the Happiest and Most Fulfilling Life Possible'

Originally posted 06/25/2015 05:10PM

Clodagh Cogley survived the balcony collapse in Berkeley, California, that killed six people and injured seven more. But she may never walk again.

Read More

Slain Charleston Reverend Laid in State, Public Pays Their Respects Ahead of Funeral

Originally posted 06/25/2015 08:10AM

Thousands of mourners turned out Wednesday at the State House in Columbia, South Carolina, where the body of Rev. Clementa Pinckney was laid in state so members of the public could pay their respects.

Read More

Credit: Mark Humphrey/AP
Randy Rogers on the Death of His Newborn Daughter: 'It Was Heart-Wrenching'

Randy Rogers Opens Up About the Death of His Newborn Daughter: 'It Was Heart-Wrenching'

Originally posted 06/25/2015 08:00AM

When Randy Rogers' baby girl, Rumer Rain, came into the world on June 3, he and his wife, Chelsea, were positively over the moon – and completely giddy about her dark hair.

Read More

Filed Under: Death, Country, Music News
Advertisement

Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues

Got a News Tip?

Send it to our People.com editors!

EMAIL US

News Archive

From Our Partners