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Aretha Franklin’s Family Laments “Distasteful” Eulogy

Aretha Franklin’s Family Laments “Distasteful” Eulogy
  • Aretha Franklin’s Family Laments “Distasteful” Eulogy FWC: Aretha Franklin’s Family Laments “Distasteful” Eulogy

    Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. espoused controversial views on Black Lives Matter, single parenthood, and more

  • Allison Jacobs and Kami Miner help USA Youth team win girls' volleyball championship FWC: Allison Jacobs and Kami Miner help USA Youth team win girls’ volleyball championship

    Running back Peter Garcia will lead Garfield against Crenshaw on Friday. (Courtesy Garfield) There’s some big games in the City Section this week that will help clarify potential teams in the Open Division playoffs and also seedings overall. Eagle Rock, off to a 3-0 start, gets its toughest test from Fairfax at Eagle Rock on Friday. Quarterback Nathan Corrales of…

  • Aretha Franklin's family slams her eulogist, who stands by his funeral remarks FWC: Aretha Franklin’s family slams her eulogist, who stands by his funeral remarks

    Edgy remarks made by Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. at Aretha Franklin’s funeral last Friday have drawn criticism from the Franklin family for failing to properly eulogize the Queen of Soul. Williams was chosen by the family because he had eulogized family members in the past, including Rev. C.L. Franklin,…

  • Viking makes it official: Kids no longer welcome on cruises FWC: Viking makes it official: Kids no longer welcome on cruises

    Luxury line Viking Cruises has updated its age policy and limited river and ocean sailings to passengers who are 18 or older. It’s a departure for the company that once allowed younger children onboard river cruises. Now passengers must be at least 18 years old to sail on cruises booked after Aug….

  • Penalty against ex-USC coach Todd McNair violated state law, judge says in tentative ruling FWC: Penalty against ex-USC coach Todd McNair violated state law, judge says in tentative ruling

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has found the NCAA’s show-cause penalty against former USC running backs coach Todd McNair violated state law and declared the bylaws behind the penalty void because they’re an “unlawful restraint” on pursuing a lawful profession. “McNair’s ability to practice…

  • Meghan McCain skips 'The View' while co-hosts praise her eulogy for father John McCain FWC: Meghan McCain skips ‘The View’ while co-hosts praise her eulogy for father John McCain

    The two sons of famed astronaut Neil Armstrong are firing back against claims that a new biopic about their father, “First Man,” is anti-American. The drama, directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Ryan Gosling, premiered Aug. 29 at the Venice Film Festival, where it received a standing ovation. But when early viewers revealed that the narrative does not include the moment Armstrong…

  • Former UCLA basketball player Tyler Honeycutt had marijuana present in his body at time of his death, report shows FWC: Former UCLA basketball player Tyler Honeycutt had marijuana present in his body at time of his death, report shows

    Former UCLA basketball player Tyler Honeycutt had marijuana present in his body at the time of his death in July but did not test positive for any other drugs, according to the autopsy report released Tuesday. Honeycutt’s mother told police that her son had been “sucking laughing gas for six months…

  • Furniture Row Racing closing a year after NASCAR title FWC: Furniture Row Racing closing a year after NASCAR title

    Saying it cannot find enough funding to remain competitive, Furniture Row Racing announced Tuesday it will close its doors at the end of season, one year after Martin Truex Jr. won the maverick Colorado-based team its first NASCAR championship. Team owner Barney Visser said it was a painful decision…