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French politician Simone Veil honored with Pantheon burial

French politician Simone Veil honored with Pantheon burialPARIS (AP) — Holocaust survivor Simone Veil, who repeatedly broke barriers for women in French politics and spearheaded the fight to legalize abortion, was buried at the Pantheon on Sunday, an honor reserved for French heroes.



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Seniors Killed In Parkland School Shooting Honored At Graduation

Seniors Killed In Parkland School Shooting Honored At GraduationFour months after 17 lives were taken in a shooting at a Parkland, Florida,



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Slain teens honored at Florida high school's senior prom

Slain teens honored at Florida high school's senior promPARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Four Florida high school seniors slain in a mass shooting were honored by their classmates celebrating their senior prom.



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Tammie Jo Shults, Who Safely Landed Southwest Plane After Engine Explosion, Honored at White House

Tammie Jo Shults, Who Safely Landed Southwest Plane After Engine Explosion, Honored at White HouseIt's the first time Shults has been seen publicly since the pulse-pounding incident.



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George H.W. Bush Honored His Wife in a Subtle Way at Her Funeral

George H.W. Bush Honored His Wife in a Subtle Way at Her FuneralBarbara Bush died this week at 92



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US evangelical following still high as champion Billy Graham honored

US evangelical following still high as champion Billy Graham honoredAs the Reverend Billy Graham lies in honor in the US Capitol, the wave of evangelical Christianity launched by “America’s Pastor” is rolling along while other branches of the Christian faith have been bleeding followers. “There are some pretty significant changes underway in the American religious landscape,” said Greg Smith, associate director of research at the nonpartisan Pew Research Center, which has conducted two vast surveys of religion in America. Christianity is the most popular religion in the United States by a large margin with 70.6 percent of Americans identifying as Christian, according to a 2014 “Religious Landscape Study” by the Washington-based Pew Center.



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Day of the Dead parade in Mexico City honored quake victims

Day of the Dead parade in Mexico City honored quake victimsA raised fist made of helmets, pick axes and broken rubble rolled ahead of hundreds of walking skeletons, costumed dancers and flowery floats Saturday in Mexico City's Day of the Dead parade, which this year honored the 228 capital residents killed by a Sept. 19 earthquake.



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Trump ‘Very Honored’ by Tillerson’s Statement, Has ‘Total Confidence’

Trump ‘Very Honored’ by Tillerson’s Statement, Has ‘Total Confidence’President Trump is asked about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s morning statement, where he disputed reports of tension between himself and the White House.



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Cop Honored After Adopting Child Abuse Victim: 'It Was the Worst Thing I'd Ever Seen'

Cop Honored After Adopting Child Abuse Victim: 'It Was the Worst Thing I'd Ever Seen'Police officer Jody Thompson said he knew he had to adopt the boy after seeing the child's bruised, emaciated body.



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52 Years After His Death, Vietnam Veteran Finally Honored

52 Years After His Death, Vietnam Veteran Finally HonoredNavy pilot Lt. Commander Frederick Crosby — classified as “killed in action” for more than 50 years — finally was given a full military funeral Sunday in San Diego after his remains returned.



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