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U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy dies

Last powerful member of Kennedy family laid to rest

Late U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, the last powerful member of the Kennedy family, was buried at Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington DC Saturday evening. Full story

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Last powerful member of Kennedy family laid to rest

2009-08-30 04:13:43 GMT Xinhua English WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Late U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, the last powerful member of the Kennedy family, was buried at Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington DC Saturday evening.

U.S. Senator Kennedy buried at national cemetery

2009-08-30 02:43:13 GMT Xinhua English WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Late U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, the last powerful member of the Kennedy family, was buried in Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington DC Saturday evening.

Yo-Yo Ma, Domingo to perform at Kennedy funeral

2009-08-29 06:43:02 GMT SINA.com BOSTON – Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and tenor Placido Domingo will perform at the funeral Mass for Sen. Edward Kennedy.

Sen. Kennedy's body begins final poignant tour

2009-08-28 00:48:08 GMT SINA.com Sen. Edward M. Kennedy began his final journey Thursday, first past landmark after landmark bearing his family's famous name and then to his slain brother's presidential library where mourners lined up by the thousands to bid farewell to him and an American political dynasty.

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Remembering Ted Kennedy

2009-08-27 10:23:53 GMT SINA.com Senator Edward Kennedy, known as "The Lion of the Senate", passed away last night at the age of 77.

World leaders, politicians mourn Kennedy's death

2009-08-27 04:27:11 GMT Xinhua English WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- World leaders on Wednesday paid tribute to and mourned the passing of U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy, who died at 77 after a yearlong struggle with brain cancer.

Nation mourns as Kennedy makes final journey

2009-08-27 03:01:46 GMT SINA.com The United States has been mourning and paying tribute as the family of Edward Kennedy prepared to accompany the liberal lion's body on its final journey.

World leaders pay tribute to Kennedy

2009-08-27 02:56:35 GMT SINA.com Nowhere outside of America has the Kennedy legacy been more deeply felt than in Ireland, where photographs of the family adorn homes and hundreds claim to be distant relations of the glittering dynasty that brought the first Roman Catholic to the White House.

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'Senator of Senators' mourned worldwide

2009-08-27 00:34:01 GMT China Daily BOSTON: World leaders Wednesday lionized US Senator Edward Kennedy as a towering figure in American politics, praising his dedication to causes ranging from health care reform to peace in Northern Ireland.

Kennedy dynasty loses its 'lion'

2009-08-26 23:13:49 GMT Global Times US Senator Edward Kennedy, who visited China on a goodwill mission before the two countries' eventual normalization of diplomatic relations in 1979, died of brain cancer yesterday at the age of 77.

Edward Kennedy, last of Kennedy brothers

2009-08-26 09:47:42 GMT Xinhua English WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy, the last of the Kennedy brothers and the liberal lion of the Senate, died of brain cancer late Tuesday. He was 77.

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Day four at the U.S. Open

2009-09-04 08:35:26 GMT SINA.com AP Tennis Writer Howard Fendrich covered the daytime session at the U.S. Open Thursday. Women's top seed Dinara Safina won, but No. 4 seed Elena Dimentieva and fifth seed Jelena Jankovic lost.

Edward Kennedy's life (2)

2009-08-28 06:08:10 GMT SINA.com Joseph P. Kennedy and his wife Rosemary Kennedy pose with their nine children for this picture in 1938 at Bronxville, N.Y. From left are, seated: Eunice, Jean, Edward (on lap of his father), Patricia, and Kathleen. Standing: Rosemary, Robert, John, Mrs. Kennedy, and Joseph, Jr. Sen.

File photos of U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy

2009-08-28 05:52:21 GMT SINA.com U.S. President Barack Obama embraces Senator Ted Kennedy before Obama signed H.R. 1388, the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, at the SEED Public Charter School in Washington, April 21, 2009.

The Kennedy family

2009-08-27 06:27:56 GMT SINA.com Kennedy siblings are pictured at the wedding reception of Jacqueline Bouvier to John F. Kennedy in this picture taken in Hammersmith Farm, Newport, Rhode Island on September 12, 1953.