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Mourners stand in line to enter Wait Chapel for the Maya Angelou Memorial Service at Wake Forest University on June 7, 2014 in Winston Salem, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Poet Maya Angelou Remembered at Memorial Service

First lady Michelle Obama lauded poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a strong and smart black woman, joining other famous admirers and friends in a private memorial service Saturday that was filled with tears, laughter, poetry and gospel singing.

06/07/2014

A granite memorial in Lockerbie, Scotland commemorates the 270 people lost their lives. (Getty Images)

Memorials Mark Lockerbie Attack Anniversary

Families of some of the 270 people who died in the bombing of an airliner over Scotland 25 years ago gathered Saturday for memorial services in the U.S. and Britain.

12/21/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks September 22, 2013 honoring victims of the September 16, 2013 shooting at the Washington Navy Yard that took 12 lives. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Full Text: President Obama’s Remarks at Navy Yard Memorial Service

President Barack Obama called for a change in the nation’s gun laws as he led a memorial service Sunday for victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting.

09/22/2013

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