• Travelers pass through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at O'Hare International Airport, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chicago. Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer vacations for many and a busy travel period, serves as a crucial test for the TSA. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

    Holiday air travelers see a break from long security lines

    ATLANTA (AP) — Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.

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  • Bomb survivor Kinuyo Ikegami offers prayers at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan, Friday, May 27, 2016. Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

    Visitors to Hiroshima memorial reflect on Obama’s visit

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Visitors to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on Friday had this to say ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit later in the day. Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to come to Hiroshima, a city devastated by a U.S.-dropped atomic bomb at the end of World War II.

  • FILE- In this Aug. 1, 2013 file photo, Win Kyu, left, and his wife Khin Htay Win hold a portrait of their 16-year-old daughter Win Maw Oo, who was killed during pro-democracy protests brutally crushed by Myanmar's military 25 years ago, in their house in Yangon, Myanmar. The parents of a Oo after all these years finally laid her soul to rest this week. The funeral ceremony, 28 years late, was delayed because the 16-year-old girl's dying wish was not to have the rites performed until Myanmar _then called Burma _ had achieved democracy. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win, File)

    Democracy helps fulfill long-dead Myanmar teen’s last wish

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Dying from soldiers’ bullets, the young protester told her father not to lay her soul to rest until democracy reigned in her homeland. It has taken 28 years, but it is done.

  • This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof.  The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP, file)

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    Justice Department seeking death penalty in Charleston, SC, church shooting

  • Shiite clerics and mourners pray over the Iraqi flag-draped coffins of two people killed in protests at Baghdad's highly fortified Green Zone on Friday, during their funeral at the holy shrine of Imam Ali, in Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, May 21, 2016. Hundreds gathered in Baghdad's Sadr City and at the holy shrine of Imam Ali in Najaf, as families held funerals for the two men killed in Friday's protests. Their coffins were hoisted above the crowds of mourners in Sadr City before being driven to Najaf for burial. (AP Photo/Anmar Khalil)

    Funerals held for 2 killed in Friday protests

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Hundreds gathered in Baghdad’s Sadr City Saturday as families held funerals for two people killed in protests a day earlier. The coffins for the two men were hoisted above the crowds of mourners before being driven to the holy city of Najaf for burial.

  • This May 18, 2016, photo shows an itemized list of expenses believed to be from the 1882 funeral of Mary Todd Lincoln at the Boardman-Smith Funeral Home in Springfield, Ill. The list was included in stacks of fragile ledgers acquired by Butler Funeral Homes of Springfield through the buyout last year of Boardman-Smith Funeral Home. Butler Funeral Homes is creating a "Lincoln Room" where the Mary Lincoln Todd ledger entry will be displayed with other documents tied to Springfield's funeral history. (Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Mary Todd Lincoln funeral ledger found in Illinois capital

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — In a story May 20 about the funeral ledger President Abraham Lincoln’s wife kept, The Associated Press erroneously reported the year of his death. Lincoln died in 1865, not 1965.