Saturday, August 23, 2014


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Albert Reynolds
Ex-Prime Minister of Ireland...
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Indian yoga guru helped popularize yoga around the world...
James Foley
Photojournalist kidnapped in 2012 ...

Legends & Legacies

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Gene Kelly's Dancing Days

Gene Kelly's Dancing Days


Gene Kelly made all his dance partners bring their "A" game. Whether it was comedian Phil Silvers, a mop or the cartoon mouse Jerry, you could not take your eyes off the screen. When he danced with his equals such as Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth and Vera Ellen, then it was pure magic. On what would have been his 102nd birthday, we take a look at the legend of Gene Kelly...

The Quotable Norman Schwarzkopf

The Quotable Norman Schwarzkopf


Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, the U.S. Army four-star general who led coalition forces to victory during 1991's Persian Gulf conflict, was known as "Stormin' Norman" but he also was thoughtful and gentle...

The Simpsons Marathon

The Simpsons Marathon


Starting today, cable network FXX began airing "The Simpsons," from 1989's "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" to this year's "The Yellow Badge of Cowardge." Be on the lookout for some of these unforgettable guest...

What to Say – and Not Say – to the Bereaved

When someone you care about is grieving, it's hard to find the right words. Learn how to write a condolence note and get tips on providing comfort and support in times of loss.
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What You Need to Know Before the Funeral

Get expert advice on funeral and memorial service planning, funeral customs in different faiths, what to wear to a funeral, and more.
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How to Write an Obituary or Eulogy

Writing an obituary or eulogy can be a daunting task, but our experts are here to help. Get advice on what (and who) to include in the obituary, how to write a meaningful eulogy, and more.
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2014 Memorial Site
2014 Remembering celebrities who died and the year's notable deaths
Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial Site | Image Source: Flickr Creative Commons/Vince Alongi
Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Paying tribute to U.S. veterans of the Iraq-Afghan wars
Remember 9/11 Memorial Site
Remember 9/11 Honoring those we lost on Sept. 11, 2001