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Bush to lie in state in U.S. Capitol

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/01/18, 03:34 pm

UPDATE: The body of former President George H.W. Bush will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda next week. Congressional leaders from both parties announced plans for an arrival ceremony for the casket of the former president Monday at 5 p.m. The public is invited to pay respects from 7:30 p.m. Monday through 7 a.m. Wednesday. The Bush family has not announced further details about arrangements for the former president, who died Friday at age 94, other than the location of the funeral at Washington National Cathedral.

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President George H.W. Bush, 1924–2018

Obituary | The 41st president of the United States has died at age 94
by Julie Borg
Posted 12/01/18, 10:22 am

George Herbert Walker Bush, war hero, Republican statesman, and 41st president of the United States, died Friday night at his Houston home. He was 94 and suffered from a form of Parkinson’s disease that had confined him to a wheelchair since 2012.

Bush began his presidency on Jan. 20, 1989, and led the country during an era of tumultuous foreign politics in a fragile, rapidly changing world. He was a man of traditional values who spoke unashamedly about his faith, loved country music, and sparked a collective national gasp when he admitted he hated broccoli.

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Ivanka Trump explains personal email use

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/28/18, 11:59 am

WASHINGTON—Ivanka Trump defended her use of a personal email account for White House business in an interview with ABC News on Tuesday.

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