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Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial

Jason Dufner never lost sight of the big picture even after losing a big lead. It paid off for him Sunday when he rallied from a four-shot deficit and holed …

Memorial service held for former Gov. Mike Lowry

Washington’s four living former governors were among the mourners at a memorial service for Mike Lowry, who served one term as the state’s top elected official in the 1990s.

UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 9:43 p.m.

Chris Cornell funeral set for Friday; widow pens letter

Late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will be laid to rest Friday at a private memorial service at a Hollywood cemetery that is the final resting place of numerous stars.

Hundreds of law enforcement personnel to honor slain Montana deputy

Hundreds of law enforcement officers from Montana and surrounding states are expected to attend a memorial service for a sheriff’s deputy who was killed in the line of duty.

Coeur d’Alene officials remember fallen officer, trooper

As the nation observes police week, with officers from across the country attending a Washington, D.C., memorial commemorating the more than 21,000 men and women in law enforcement who have …

Memorial services scheduled Tuesday for Montana deputy

A memorial service is scheduled next week for a Montana sheriff’s deputy who was shot to death during a traffic stop.

More anti-Semitic vandalism found on Anne Frank memorial

A swastika has been found drawn on the Anne Frank Human Right Memorial in Idaho, but authorities are not sure if it is new or part of vandalism found earlier …

WWII-era bombers fly over Doolittle Raiders memorial service

World War II era B-25 bombers have flown over an Ohio memorial service marking the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders’ attack on Japan, credited with helping turn the …

UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017, 5:24 p.m.

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

Laughter, music and the tapping of dancing shoes reverberated throughout a public memorial to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, which loved ones say is just how the actresses would have …

Names being collected for WWII memorial in Walla Walla

Final submissions are being sought for a World War II memorial planned for Fort Walla Walla Park.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 8:17 a.m.

Six shot, including 12-year-old girl, at memorial for slain woman in Chicago

The mourners had gathered near a street corner in Chatham on Chicago’s South Side on Wednesday evening, around teddy bears, balloons, candles and a poster memorializing a woman killed near …

Judge frees registered sex offender for a day to attend mother’s memorial

A registered sex offender awaiting trial on federal gun charges has been cleared for temporary release to attend a memorial for his mother, who was found dead in a Seattle …

Siblings donate $10 million to lynching victims memorial

The children of a late Michigan businessman are donating $10 million to help build a memorial and museum in Alabama dedicated to black lynching victims.

Families plan memorial for victims of 1958 bomber collision near Fairchild

The families of B-52 crews killed in one of Fairchild Air Force Base’s worst accidents are planning a memorial for the base some 59 years after the crash.

Bill Clinton, Loretta Lynch lead memorial for Janet Reno

Former Attorney General Janet Reno, the first woman to hold the top Justice Department job who died last month, never took the easy way out when making the tougher decision …

Soccer fans gather at service for Brazilian players who died in plane crash

On a rainy Saturday that only accentuated the grief, 20,000 people filled a tiny stadium under umbrellas and plastic ponchos to say goodbye to members of the Chapecoense soccer club …

Thousands gather to mourn, celebrate, journalist Gwen Ifill

Thousands of mourners – including first lady Michelle Obama – remembered and celebrated veteran Washington journalist Gwen Ifill on Saturday, recalling her as a standard bearer, cherished friend, devoted mentor …

1st Vietnam Veterans chapter plans for its eventual demise

The first chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America is preparing for the day when there won’t be any members left to care for the monument to their service.

Grief erupts in Italy as nation honors, buries quake dead

Mourners in Italy prayed, hugged, wept and even applauded as coffins carrying victims of the country’s devastating earthquake passed by at a state funeral Saturday, grieving as one nation after …

Service, silence marks anniversary of Michael Brown’s death

Michael Brown’s death “opened the eyes of the world” to concerns about law enforcement’s treatment of black people, Brown’s father said Tuesday during a memorial service marking the two-year anniversary …

Photo: Mark of solidarity

A tattoo in tribute to the victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting decorates the leg of Jen Loder, of Orlando, Fla., as she attends a memorial vigil Saturday.

State ceremony honors Sgt. Moore, memorial planned in CdA

At the 18th annual Idaho Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony on Thursday in Meridian, the name of the late Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore was unveiled on the Idaho Peace …

Doris Roberts, ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ star, memorialized in NYC

Actress Doris Roberts, who played the endlessly meddling mother on CBS’ “Everybody Loves Raymond,” was remembered Monday as a tireless actress, a loyal friend and someone who could make even …

Hundreds laugh, cry at Patty Duke memorial

The memorial service for Anna Pearce, better known to movie fans as Patty Duke, was the same mix of the personal and professional as her life. Pictures of her on …

In brief: U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin blazes at Golden Gala

TRACK AND FIELD: Justin Gatlin came within 0.01 seconds of his world-leading time in the 100 meters, clocking 9.75 at the Golden Gala on Thursday in Rome. Then the American …

Memorial honors Washington law enforcement, Moore

Grief and respect transcended borders Tuesday, as the annual event memorializing fallen Washington state law enforcement officers adopted a broader look at the job given recent events in Coeur d’Alene …

In brief: Paul Casey surges, Rory McIlroy tumbles at the Memorial

Golf: Paul Casey expected to be chasing someone at the Memorial on Friday, figuring it would be Rory McIlroy. After two holes, Casey had the lead to himself at Muirfield …

Forgotten sacrifices: Grand Coulee Dam memorial found in Colville

GRAND COULEE – By most accounts, the last life claimed by the Grand Coulee Dam was that of Howard Gumm. The day he died, July 27, 1984, the Teamster was …

‘We will never forget’: Memorial honors Fairchild airmen

More than 200 airmen and family members gathered Saturday morning at Fairchild Air Force Base’s Memorial Grove Park for the dedication of a memorial honoring the three airmen killed in …

Memorial dedication honors three fallen Fairchild Airmen

More than 200 Airmen and family members gathered at Fairchild Air Force Base’s Memorial Grove Park today for the dedication of a memorial honoring three Airmen killed in a KC-135 …