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How Plane Crash Survivor Sailor Gutzler Can Start Her Healing

How Plane Crash Survivor Sailor Gutzler Can Start Her Healing

Originally posted 01/08/2015 07:50PM

As the people of Nashville, Illinois, prepared Thursday to begin formal farewells to three more of their own – Marty and Kimberly Gutzler and their daughter Piper, who died together in a Jan. 2 plane crash – many wonder and worry about what will become of 7-year-old daughter Sailor, who survived.

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Warren Beatty & Annette Bening's Transgender Son Speaks Out About Leelah Alcorn

Warren Beatty & Annette Bening's Transgender Son Speaks Out About Leelah Alcorn

Originally posted 01/08/2015 05:45PM

As friends continue to mourn the death of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, who committed suicide on Dec. 28, the son of two Hollywood A-listers has added his voice to those speaking out.

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France: National Day of Mourning As Manhunt Continues

France: National Day of Mourning As Manhunt Continues

Originally posted 01/08/2015 07:05AM

While the bells of Notre Dame rang out, thousands across Paris paused for a minute of silence on Thursday.

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4th Graders Mourn Plane Crash Victim Piper Gutzler, Sailor's Big Sister

4th Graders Mourn Plane Crash Victim Piper Gutzler, Sailor's Big Sister

Originally posted 01/07/2015 06:30PM

Piper Gutzler's fourth-grade desk – its nameplate firmly in place – sits vacant in her Nashville Grade School classroom this week. Her locker, its door left open to friends and classmates sadly filing past in the corridor, is filled with notes and drawings.

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NYPD Cops Turn Backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio at Funeral for Second Officer Shot in Brooklyn

NYPD Cops Turn Backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio at Funeral for Second Officer Shot in Brooklyn

Originally posted 01/04/2015 05:10PM

For the second time, police turned their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio at the funeral of one of two New York City officers murdered by a man authorities say was motivated by racial unrest.

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VIDEO: Watch an Emotional Tribute to ESPN's Stuart Scott

UpdatePosted 01/04/2015 03:10PM

ESPN's Stuart Scott Has Died at 49

Originally posted 01/04/2015 11:20AM

Stuart Scott, the longtime SportsCenter anchor and ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday. He was 49.

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Filed Under: ESPN, Death, Tributes
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Transgender Teen Leelah Alcorn Honored at Candlelight Vigil

Transgender Teen Leelah Alcorn Honored at Candlelight Vigil

Originally posted 01/04/2015 11:55AM

Teachers, students and members of Kings Mills, Ohio's community gathered for a candlelight vigil to remember Leelah Alcorn, a transgender teen who committed suicide Dec. 28 after posting an online letter blaming her parents for refusing to allow her to transition her identity from male to female.

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Brittany Maynard Remembered by Her Husband & Mother in Touching Op-Ed

Brittany Maynard Remembered by Her Husband and Mother in Touching Op-Ed

Originally posted 12/31/2014 01:00PM

For the first two Christmases of their marriage, newlyweds Brittany Maynard and Dan Diaz celebrated the holidays with zest.

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Actress Luise Rainer, First Winner of Back-to-Back Oscars, Dies at 104

Luise Rainer, First Winner of Back-to-Back Oscars, Dies at 104

Originally posted 12/30/2014 07:30AM

Luise Rainer, a star of cinema's golden era who won back-to-back Oscars but then walked away from a glittering Hollywood career, has died. She was 104.

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Hundreds Attend Funeral of Slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos

UpdatePosted 12/27/2014 12:30PM

Hundreds Attend Funeral of Slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos

Originally posted 12/27/2014 11:10AM

Vice President Joe Biden and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke Saturday morning at the funeral for Officer Rafael Ramos, who was shot to death a week ago along with his partner, Officer Wenjian Liu, in a daylight ambush.

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Filed Under: Murder, Tributes, New York

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