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16 April, 2018 2:10 AM Barbara Bush, wife of ex-President George H.W. Bush, in 'failing health'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Barbara Bush, the wife of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, is in "failing health" and has decided to no longer seek medical treatment, the office of the ex-president said in a statement from Houston on Sunday. The former first lady, the statement said, "will instead focus on comfort care." She is 92 years old. The short 53

22 October, 2017 9:28 AM Former US presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

AUSTIN: The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George H W and George W Bush gathered 56

17 October, 2017 1:31 PM The Daily 202: Hawks worry about the lack of American resolve to confront North Korea

PALO ALTO, Calif. — President Trump’s bellicose rhetoric toward North Korea is making it harder to marshal domestic support for potential United States intervention. This is a widespread concern among fellows at the Hoover Institution, a right-leaning think tank on the campus of Stanford University. Trump has tweeted that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson 50

20 January, 2017 8:22 PM President Donald J Trump takes charge of the United States

The 45th President of the US, Donald J Trump vowed to keep 'America first' and end Islamic terrorism. Trump was sworn in today along with Vice President Mike Pence. Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering 150

20 January, 2017 5:35 PM Donald Trump Sworn In With Somewhat Subdued Ceremony

Washington: Donald John Trump was sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States, taking office on a day that has featured smaller crowds and more subdued ceremony than previous inaugurations - but still ushers in a transformative shift in the country's leadership. Trump, 70, was administered the oath by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. His wife Melania 62

20 January, 2017 4:14 PM Donald Trump's Big Day Underway: Tea With Obamas, Then The Oath

WASHINGTON: Following the path of inaugurations past, Donald Trump paid visits to church and the White House on Friday as the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics prepared to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. His ascent puts Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight 69

20 January, 2017 12:51 PM Donald Trump To Be Sworn In, Marking A Transformative Shift In The US Leadership

WASHINGTON: Donald John Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States at noon on Friday, on a day that is expected to offer less ceremony and flourish than previous inaugurations - while ushering in a transformative shift in the country's leadership. Events on the Mall will begin about 11:30 a.m. ET. The weather forecast calls for temperatures 79

18 January, 2017 10:18 PM US Ex-President George HW Bush And Wife Hospitalized

Washington, United States: Former US president George H.W. Bush on Wednesday was admitted to an intensive care unit in Houston, suffering from pneumonia, Bush's office said, adding that wife Barbara Bush has also been hospitalized. The 92-year-old ex-president, who was initially hospitalized on Saturday, was moved to intensive care "to address an acute 244

18 January, 2017 8:35 PM The Latest: Obama defends Manning commutation

President Barack Obama is defending his decision to commute convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's prison sentence, telling reporters that "justice has been served" in her case. Obama says in his final news conference as president that Manning has already served a "tough prison sentence" and it will not make people think that they won't face punishment if they disclose 54

18 January, 2017 8:35 PM The Latest: Obama says no going back on LBGT issues

President Barack Obama says he doesn't think the expansion of LGBT rights in the U.S. is reversible. Obama said as his final presidential news conference that society's attitudes have changed too much to turn back the clock on these issues. He says there's still more work to do on the subject, but that acceptance by young people like his daughters has made a difference 59