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Thai King's Body Returns to Palace as Year of Mourning Begins

Thailand is shrouded in grief, with residents wearing black as they begin a year of official mourning following the death of beloved King Bhumibol Aduladej at age 88. He died Thursday. Thousands lined Bangkok’s streets in Friday afternoon heat to pay respects as a procession carried his casket – in a Mercedes van accompanied by monks – from Siriraj Hospital to the Grand Palace. Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn and his sister, Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, led the cortege across...

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