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John Lewis to Lie in State in the U.S. Capitol
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John Lewis to Lie in State in the U.S. Capitol
2020-07-24 17:14:12
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Rep. John Lewis will lie in state at the Capitol next week, with the public viewing extended over two days and moved outdoors to allow for social distancing and public health precautions due to COVID-19. After an invitation-only... Read More

Richard Lugar, Who Led Arms-Control Pacts in Senate, Dies at 87
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Richard Lugar, Who Led Arms-Control Pacts in Senate, Dies at 87

NEW YORK — Richard Lugar, a six-term Republican senator from Indiana whose foreign-affairs and farm-policy dealings with Democrats represented a bygone era of bipartisanship, has died. He was 87. The Lugar Center, a Washington-based think tank founded by the senator,... Read More

Sydney Brenner, Genetics Expert and Nobel Laureate, Dies at 92
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Sydney Brenner, Genetics Expert and Nobel Laureate, Dies at 92

Sydney Brenner, a scientist who helped decipher the genetic code, discover how its information is put to use, and laid the groundwork for DNA sequencing technology, died Friday. He was 92. Brenner was also famed for research on a tiny... Read More

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