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JUDY WOODRUFF:  The "Queen of Soul," a nationaltreasure.

The death of Aretha Franklin today of pancreaticcancer has brought an outpouring of tributes

from around the world.

She shot to stardom in the 1960s with classicslike "Think" and "Respect".

Later, she renewed her popularity in the 1980movie "The Blues Brothers."

And, in 1987, she became the first woman inductedinto the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Aretha Franklin was 76 years old.

We'll look at her life and legacy later inthe program.

In the day's other news, President Trump'smove to revoke John Brennan's security clearance

rippled across Washington.

The former CIA director cast it as a disturbingpower play.

He wrote in "The New York Times" that it was,quote, an attempt to scare others into silence

who might dare to challenge him.

The decision also divided senators, amongthem, Republican Lindsey Graham of South Carolina

and Democrat Martin Heinrich of New Mexico.

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