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Funeral for 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez held

Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD bomb squad detective who dedicated his final years fighting for compensation to individuals with health problems related to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, was mourned Wednesday as a loving father and brother, a reserved man and tireless activist who will be long remembered for his impassioned plea to Congress weeks before cancer took his life.

Speaker Ryan, House chaplain meet following rescinded resignation

Speaker Paul Ryan met with the chaplain for the US House of Representatives, the Rev. Pat Conroy, earlier Tuesday morning for a cup of coffee, Ryan told reporters at his weekly news conference, following a high-profile resignation -- and a rescinding of that resignation -- by the spiritual leader.