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The 21-year-old gay University of Wyoming student was beaten, tortured and left to die 20 years ago. For years, his parents have been afraid to bury him out of concern the site would draw anti-gay protests. The National Cathedral will inter Shepard's remains in its crypt on Oct. 26.

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Washington and Lee renames buildings, replaces military portraits of its namesakes

Washington and Lee University makes changes that are part of an ongoing reexamination of the school's history.

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Matthew Shepard, whose 1998 murder became a symbol for the gay rights movement, will be interred at Washington National Cathedral

The 21-year-old gay University of Wyoming student was beaten, tortured and left to die 20 years ago. For years, his parents have been afraid to bury him out of concern the site would draw anti-gay protests. The National Cathedral will inter Shepard's remains in its crypt on Oct. 26.

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The new museum commemorates its heroes and has a wide range of interactive views into life in law enforcement.

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The Election Day detonation was intended to bring attention to the man’s political ideology, authorities said.

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Washington and Lee University makes changes that are part of an ongoing reexamination of the school's history.

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The court said it was "arbitrary and racially biased." The order makes Washington the 20th state to abandon capital punishment.

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