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Randy Weaver, the object of the Ruby Ridge siege, visits with the media at the main FBI roadblock outside the Freemen compound in Montana on April 27, 1996. Weaver, who served as a spark for the growth of anti-government extremists, has died at the age of 74. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Boris Romantschenko reads from a piece of paper into a microphone at the Buchenwald memorial on April 12, 2015. He was killed by Russian shelling in Kharkiv. Michael Reichel/Gedenkstätte Buchenwald hide caption

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As Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip was the longest-serving consort in British history. In 2015, he attended the Queen's Speech in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster. Alastair Grant/WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Great Britain's Prince Philip Dies At Age 99

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Author Pete Hamill attends the Tribeca & ESPN Present the premiere Of "Muhammad And Larry" at Clearview Chelsea Cinemas on October 19, 2009 in New York City. Rob Loud/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Remembering Pete Hamill, The Tabloid Man Whose Greatest Story Was His Own

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Opinion: Remembering Michael Hawley, Remarkable Polymath And Exceptional Friend

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The April 19 edition of The Boston Globe had 16 pages of obituaries. Brian Snyder/Reuters hide caption

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Obituary Writer Aims To Show How Coronavirus Impacts 'All People In Our Society'

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One of the pioneers of London's acid house scene, Andrew Weatherall had an influential career as an electronic music artist, DJ and producer. John Barrett/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Andrew Weatherall, Champion Of Underground Music, Dies At 56

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From left to right: John Cleese, Neil Innes, Michael Palin and Eric Idle dressed as Arthurian knights on the set of Monty Python and the Holy Grail in 1974. John Downing/Getty Images hide caption

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In this 2007 photo, former Ambassador Joseph Wilson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Wilson, the diplomat who disputed prewar intelligence on Iraq and endured retribution, died on Friday. He was 69. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Cokie Roberts makes a speech at the Buell Theatre in Denver. Hyoung Chang/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Remembering Cokie Roberts

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Recy Taylor died at 97 in Abbeville, Ala., on Dec. 28, just three days before her 98th birthday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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How Recy Taylor Spoke Out Against Her Rape, Decades Before #MeToo

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John Hurt waits for his photo to be taken in 2014 during a publicity tour for Snowpiercer. The British actor's death was confirmed Friday by his publicist. Ian Gavan/Getty Images hide caption

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New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, appearing on a live call-in radio show in New York, Nov. 14, 1991, said he wouldn't be able to make a decision on his presidential candidacy until he had solved problems with the state budget. The standoff with the Legislature ultimately ran beyond the New Hampshire primary, preventing Cuomo from launching a bid. Ron Frehm/AP hide caption

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Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo Dead At 82

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In 2012, Kirk Douglas attended the last 70mm film screening of 1960's Spartacus, which he starred in. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images hide caption

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A Premature Obituary Can Be A Sweet — If Strange — Gift

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