Trump's proclamation came just hours after the White House flag had been returned to full-staff, drawing complaints from right and left.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
It will be a fitting final resting place for a man who prized military service, cherished friendship and had little patience for formalities.
By Judy Woodruff, Anne Azzi Davenport
A legend is gone. Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul,” died Thursday at age 76 in Detroit from pancreatic cancer. One of the best-selling musical artists of all times, she defined a generation of music with countless hits like “Think”…
By Gretchen Frazee, Alison Thoet, Jennifer Hijazi, Rhana Natour, Joshua Barajas
“If there’s a heaven, this is what it sounds like.”…
By Mesfin Fekadu, Hillel Italie, Associated Press
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin died Thursday.
By Colleen Barry, Tom Krisher, Associated Press
MILAN — Sergio Marchionne, a charismatic and demanding CEO who engineered two long-shot corporate turnarounds to save carmakers Fiat and Chrysler from near-certain failure, died Wednesday. He was 66.
By Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press
NEW YORK — Joseph Jackson, the strong, fearsome patriarch of the musical Jackson family, has died, according to a person close to the family.
Donald Hall, a former U.S. poet laureate who was widely considered one of the greatest poets of his generation, died over the weekend at the age of 89. Jeffrey Brown remembers the renowned writer with a look back at a…
By Gordon Peterson
Although he was a gentleman in every sense of the word, cordial, congenial and unfailingly courteous to strangers, Charles did not suffer fools gladly. He would peel the skin off you if you said something deemed to be foolish or…
Elizabeth Brackett, an award-winning special correspondent for the NewsHour for more than 25 years, has died at the age of 76. Across her 40 years in journalism, her reports stood out in the way she captured the voices of those…
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