State funerals

Pallbearers walk with a casket carrying the body of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings as it arrives at Morgan State University ahead of a public viewing, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 23, 2019 - 3:35 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Mourners, constituents and other well-wishers paid respects to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday as his body lay in repose at a historically black college in Baltimore ahead of the first in a series of services. A tan hearse with a U.S. House of Representatives seal carrying...
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Pallbearers walk with a casket carrying the body of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings as it arrives at Morgan State University ahead of a public viewing, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 23, 2019 - 11:37 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Mourners, constituents and other well-wishers paid respects to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday as his body lay in repose at a historically black college in Baltimore ahead of the first in a series of services. A tan hearse with a U.S. House of Representatives seal carrying...
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French Republican guards carry the flag-draped coffin of late French President Jacques Chirac during a military funeral honors ceremony at the Invalides monument during a national day of mourning in Paris, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019.( Philippe Wojazer/Pool via AP)
September 30, 2019 - 1:13 pm
PARIS (AP) — France bid a final adieu to Jacques Chirac on Monday as the former French president received military honors on a national day of mourning that culminated with a memorial service attended by dozens of past and current world leaders. Cutting a solemn figure, French President Emmanuel...
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French Republican guards carry the flag-draped coffin of late French President Jacques Chirac during a military funeral honors ceremony at the Invalides monument during a national day of mourning in Paris, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019.( Philippe Wojazer/Pool via AP)
September 30, 2019 - 11:56 am
PARIS (AP) — France bid a final adieu to Jacques Chirac on Monday as the former French president received military honors on a national day of mourning that culminated with a memorial service attended by dozens of past and current world leaders. Cutting a solemn figure, French President Emmanuel...
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French Republican guards carry the flag-draped coffin of late French President Jacques Chirac during a military funeral honors ceremony at the Invalides monument during a national day of mourning in Paris, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019.( Philippe Wojazer/Pool via AP)
September 30, 2019 - 9:32 am
PARIS (AP) — France bid a final adieu to Jacques Chirac on Monday as the former French president received military honors on a national day of mourning that culminated with a memorial service attended by dozens of past and current world leaders. Cutting a solemn figure, French President Emmanuel...
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The coffin of former French President Jacques Chirac leaves Invalides monument in Paris, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Past and current heads of states are gathering in Paris to pay tribute to former French president Jacques Chirac who died last week at the age of 86. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
September 30, 2019 - 7:47 am
PARIS (AP) — Former French President Jacques Chirac was given full military honors Monday as past and current world leaders gathered in Paris to attend his final service. Cutting a solemn figure, French President Emmanuel Macron presided over the ceremony on a mild, sunny morning near the site of...
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Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a toast after delivering his speech at a dinner marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Xi on Monday renewed his government's commitment to allowing Hong Kong to manage its own affairs amid continuing anti-government protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
September 30, 2019 - 7:24 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Communist Party leader and President Xi Jinping on Monday renewed his government's commitment to allowing Hong Kong to manage its own affairs amid continuing anti-government protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Xi made his remarks at a reception on the eve of a...
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The coffin of former French President Jacques Chirac leaves Invalides monument in Paris, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Past and current heads of states are gathering in Paris to pay tribute to former French president Jacques Chirac who died last week at the age of 86. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
September 30, 2019 - 6:02 am
PARIS (AP) — Former French President Jacques Chirac was given full military honors on Monday as past and current world leaders gathered in Paris to attend his final service. On a mild, sunny morning, French President Emmanuel Macron cut a solemn figure as he presided over the ceremony near the site...
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Chinese President Xi Jinping walks past an honor guard as he approaches the Monument to the People's Heroes during a ceremony to mark Martyr's Day at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Xi led other top officials in paying respects to the founder of the communist state Mao Zedong ahead of a massive celebration of the People's Republic's 70th anniversary. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)
September 30, 2019 - 4:26 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Communist Party leader and President Xi Jinping led other top officials Monday in paying respects to the founder of the Communist state, Mao Zedong, ahead of a massive celebration of the People's Republic's 70th anniversary that will emphasize its rise to global prominence...
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Members of a Chinese honor guard stand in formation before a ceremony to mark Martyr's Day at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, ahead of a massive celebration of the People's Republic's 70th anniversary. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)
September 30, 2019 - 2:51 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Communist Party leader and President Xi Jinping led other top officials Monday in paying respects to the founder of the communist state, Mao Zedong, ahead of a massive celebration of the People's Republic's 70th anniversary that will emphasize its rise to global prominence...
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