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Iranian soldier beheaded by IS in Iraq mourned as an icon

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Thousands of Iranians are mourning the death of a young Revolutionary Guard soldier beheaded by the Islamic State group in...

Kin of fallen Japan soldiers pay respects at Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - Dozens of descendants of Japanese soldiers killed in World War II visited Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Thursday to...

The Latest: 9/11’s “Tribute in Light” beams in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest news surrounding observances marking the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks (all times local):7:30 p.m.Two giant towers...

With saxophones and sobbing, Mexicans mourn earthquake dead

JUCHITAN, Mexico (AP) - Slow-moving funeral processions converged on a Juchitan's cemeteries from all directions on Saturday, so many that they sometimes caused temporary...

Mexico mourns 66 dead after twin punch of quake, hurricane

JUCHITAN, Mexico (AP) - Amid the sounds of snare drums, saxophones and sobbing, Mexicans on Saturday began mourning some of the 66 dead after...

Hurricane puts Hall induction in perspective for McGrady

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Former NBA star Tracy McGrady and Kansas coach Bill Self are part of a class of 11 basketball greats being...

Harvey’s dead mourned as search for missing gets desperate

HOUSTON (AP) - Benito Juarez Cavazos had come to Texas illegally from Mexico on his own as a young teen and was in the...

Post-Harvey problems plague Texas as funerals for dead begin

HOUSTON (AP) - One week after Harvey roared into the Gulf Coast, residents of a Texas city struggled with no drinking water, fires continued...

Desperate search for Harvey missing, funerals begin for dead

It's been four days since volunteer rescuers Ben Vizueth and Gustavo Rodriguez went missing in Harvey's murky floodwaters when their boat hit submerged power...

Hundreds attend funeral of Iranian dissident politician

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Hundreds of Iranians attended the funeral Thursday of Ebrahim Yazdi, one of the country's most influential dissident politicians and a...