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Aretha Franklin's funeral fit for a queen

Family, friends and the many admirers of Aretha Franklin packed Detroit's Greater Grace Temple on Friday to celebrate the life, legacy and music of the "Queen of Soul."

Celebrities who have gone before Congress

Congressional hearings can offer a big stage for people to talk about important issues. In addition to government experts, researchers and industry leaders, celebrities are sometimes invited to draw attention to causes. Here are just a few of the famous faces who have appeared before committee hearings on Capitol Hill.