11:49 AM EDT 06/29/2015
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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