Frank Buckles during a 2008 ceremony honoring him on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dale Earnhardt, in front of his No. 3 car, looks on during practice for the Ford City 500 in 1999. Earnhardt was killed in a crash in the last lap of the Daytona 500 on Feb. 18, 2001. Jamie Squire/Getty hide caption

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Joanne Siegel (center) at the 1976 Comic Con in San Diego with her husband, Jerry Siegel, the co-creator of Superman, and daughter Laura. Joanne was the inspiration for Clark Kent's love interest Lois Lane. She died Feb. 12. Alan Light hide caption

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George Shearing, the ebullient jazz pianist who wrote the standard "Lullaby of Birdland," died Monday in Manhattan of congestive heart failure. He was 91. Associated Press hide caption

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