Funerals and memorial services

President Donald Trump wraps up his speech at a campaign rally at Fayetteville Regional Airport, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Fayetteville, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
September 21, 2020 - 5:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he expects to announce his pick for the Supreme Court on Friday or Saturday, after funeral services for Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He told “Fox & Friends” on Monday that he had a list of five finalists, “probably four,” and that he is pushing for a...
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Flying Officer James Buckingham salutes The Battle of Britain memorial window inside Westminster Abbey, the stained glass window by Hugh Easton that contains the badges of the fighter squadrons that took part in the Battle, during a service to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain at Westminster Abbey, London, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (Aaron Chown/Pool Photo via AP)
September 20, 2020 - 5:22 am
LONDON (AP) — Military jets flew over central London and a memorial service was held at Westminster Abbey on Sunday to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, a major air campaign against Nazi Germany during World War II. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson led the service, which was...
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People light candles during a torch light procession in memory of Willy Monteiro Duarte, in Paliano, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Hundreds of people have walked in a funeral procession honoring a young Black man whose brutal beating death during a fight has convulsed Italy and drawn condemnation from the highest levels of the government. Premier Giuseppe Conte and Italy’s interior minister attended the funeral Saturday for 21-year-old Willy Monteiro Duarte, who was killed in the early hours of Sept. 6 in Colleferro, a city on the outskirts of Rome. (Cecilia Fabiano/LaPresse via AP)
September 12, 2020 - 3:01 am
ROME (AP) — Hundreds of people in Italy walked in a funeral procession Saturday for a young Black man whose brutal beating death has shaken up the country and drawn condemnation from the highest levels of government. Premier Giuseppe Conte and Italy’s interior minister attended the funeral of 21-...
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Mourners hug beside the names of the deceased Jesus Sanchez and Marianne MacFarlane at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in New York. Americans commemorated 9/11 with tributes that have been altered by coronavirus precautions and woven into the presidential campaign. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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September 11, 2020 - 5:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans commemorated 9/11 on Friday as another national crisis, the coronavirus, reconfigured ceremonies and as a presidential campaign carved a path through the memorials. In New York, victims' relatives gathered Friday morning for split-screen remembrances at the World Trade...
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HFM*A photograph of Army veteran Damian Daniels is displayed before mourners during his funeral at Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo, Ala., on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Daniels, an Alabama native who served in Afghanistan, was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy at his home in San Antonio, Texas, last month. Relatives say he was troubled mentally. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
September 11, 2020 - 1:00 pm
MONTEVALLO, Ala. (AP) — His Army stint complete after serving in Afghanistan, Damian Daniels left Alabama to begin a new life in Texas. He bought a house, enrolled in college and supported the Black Lives Matter movement. Black himself, Daniels was working to start a new business when paranoid...
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This combination photo shows, from left, Gavyn Batiste, 7, dressed as Black Panther and surrounded by action figures in Lafayette, La. on Aug. 31, 2020, actor Chadwick Boseman in character as T'Challa in "Black Panther" and 10-year old twins Lenny, left, and Bobby Homes paying tribute to Boseman at their home in in Mesa, Ariz. on Aug. 31, 2020. Boseman died of colon cancer on Friday, Aug. 28 at age 43. (Takiyah Dupas, Marvel Studios, Annalie Homes via AP)
September 02, 2020 - 5:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In their driveways or in their bedrooms, using little cardboard boxes or piles of backyard dirt, young fans of “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman paid their respects with lots of Wakanda salutes and mock funerals attended by action figures. Soon after the shocking news of Boseman...
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A procession of vehicles drive past photos of Detroit victims of COVID-19, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 on Belle Isle in Detroit. Families have a chance to take one last public look at their lost loved ones in the nation's first citywide memorial to honor victims of the pandemic. Mourners will join 14 consecutive funeral processions to drive past nearly 900 large poster-sized photos of their loved ones staked around the island. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
August 31, 2020 - 5:32 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit island park was transformed Monday into a drive-thru COVID-19 victims memorial as policy makers across the U.S. moved forward with plans to reopen schools and public spaces. Hearses led processions around Belle Isle Park in the Detroit River, where more than 900 large...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo snow covers the grounds of Covington Catholic High School in Park Hills, Ky. Nicholas Sandmann will urge voters to reelect President Donald Trump during the Republican National Convention's second night on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. Sandmann was among the students from Covington Catholic High School, holding a January 2019 anti-abortion march in Washington. Footage went viral of him during a confrontation with Nathan Phillips, who was participating in a separate demonstration supporting native American rights. (AP Photo/Lisa Cornwell, File)
August 25, 2020 - 9:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Kentucky teenager known for video of his interaction with a Native American man during dueling demonstrations at the Lincoln Memorial last year is among Tuesday's speakers at the virtual Republican National Convention. Nicholas Sandmann will urge voters to reelect President...
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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, center, attends a ceremony commemorating the 62nd anniversary of deadly attack by China on Kinmen island, in Kinmen, Taiwan, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
August 23, 2020 - 12:23 am
KINMEN, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. envoy to Taiwan joined President Tsai Ing-wen at a military memorial service Sunday in a fresh show of warming relations that threatened to add to irritants in Washington’s relations with Beijing. Neither the director of the American Institute in Taiwan, William Brent...
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Luis Fuentes, 45, from Ecuador, gathers up face masks decorated with traditional Mexican designs, as he puts away his wares as it begins to rain, on Insurgentes Avenue in Mexico City, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Fuentes, who has been in Mexico for eight years, used to sell Mexican handicrafts at special events inside shopping malls, but since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, he has been forced to sell informally on the street. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
August 19, 2020 - 5:51 pm
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s point man on the coronavirus epidemic says three weeks of continuing decline in the number of new coronavirus cases means the country is seeing a reduction in the pandemic. Assistant Health Secretary Hugo López said Wednesday that “we now see a sustained tendency.” Still, he...
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