Department of Veteran Affairs

Veterans’ bodies to finally get proper burials

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The bodies of more than two-dozen U.S. veterans at a Southern California morgue will finally receive proper burials, officials said. After months of speculation, the bodies of 28 veterans were moved Friday […]


This FBI photo of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, identified by the FBI as suspect number 1 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, was killed during shootout with police in Watertown, Massachusetts. (AP Photo)

Uncle: Marathon bombing suspect buried in Virginia

BOSTON (AP) – Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was buried in a cemetery in Virginia with the help of a faith coalition, his uncle said Friday. The secret burial this week ended a frustrating […]


Urooj Khan, Illinois lottery winner, posing with a winning lottery ticket

Poisoned lotto winner’s body to be exhumed Friday

CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities plan to exhume the body of a Chicago businessman Friday in hopes of learning exactly how he ingested a lethal dose of cyanide.


LA County buries ashes of 1,656 unclaimed people

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The unclaimed cremated remains of 1,656 people who died in Los Angeles County in 2009 have been buried during a simple ceremony.



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