Thousands lined the streets of Singapore on Sunday to say a final goodbye to the country’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, who died a week ago at the age of 91.
Tony Robinson, 19, was shot to death by a Madison, Wisconsin police officer earlier this month even though he was unarmed. More than 1,000 people payed their respects at his funeral on Saturday night.
Exploding caskets, human taxidermy, and poop, oh my.
“They used to cry a lot if they ever had to spend time apart,” explained their daughter.
“I feel really awful,” said the actor Saturday, who had charity work commitments. On Sunday, Shatner took to Twitter to defend his absence at Leonard Nimoy’s funeral.
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The king had an austere funeral, part of Islamic tradition. He was succeeded by his half brother, former Crown Prince Salman.
Updated: Andrea Gada’s local paper reports the government has backed down on its decision to stop her relatives entering Britain.
The funerals for the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists and other staffers took place around France, about a week after the newspaper’s office was attacked.
The only way to get flushed with style.
I fought sweat and tears to bury my grandfather in the mountains of Jamaica, his last home.
The three-term Democrat and father of current New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo died Thursday at age 82.
Wiliam Bratton criticized the display, meant to show a lack of confidence, that took place at the funeral of a slain officer on Saturday.
Thousands of police officers from around the country attended the funeral of Officer Rafael Ramos on Saturday, but an old photo is being shared online.
Vice President Joe Biden, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio were among those attending the funeral.
A wake was held Friday for Officer Rafael Ramos, one of two New York City officers shot to death in their squad car last week.
Sometimes love makes your do crazy things.
Large crowds have turned out for the funeral of Tugce Albayrak, who was killed after she defended two teenage girls from harassment.
“So rest in peace my little brother. I’ll see you out in the middle.”
Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was shot and killed by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau on Oct. 22. His son, loved ones and fellow soldiers mourned him at his funeral on Tuesday.
More than 500 people gathered to pay their respects to the comedian. Howard Stern, who delivered the eulogy, called Rivers his “hero.”
Many people who attended the funeral had no personal connection to Brown at all. Instead, they came because they felt the case meant something to them.
Michael Brown is laid to rest after being shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson in a St. Louis, Mo. street on Aug. 9.
This week K-9 officer Danny had to say good-bye to his partner, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officer Dave Ross.
“You ever think if your dad jerked off just one more time…”
Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. These are BuzzFeed’s funeral songs (playlist included).
Billy Standley’s funeral must have been sad, but kind of awesome.
Men and women line up for hours to pay their final respects to Nelson Mandela, as they did in 1994 when the turned out to elect him the first black president of South Africa.
The sky over South Africa’s Union Buildings lit up with colors at the end of the second day of the public viewing.