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In this photo taken from a video shot on Nov. 28, 2018, Mike Carnevale places his hand on the back of Mark Hennesey while instructing him at the American Tactical Systems' indoor range in Green Island, New York.
AP Photo/Michael Hill
December 04, 2018 - 11:54 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Should hateful tweets keep you from getting a gun? That's a question many have asked after suspects in several horrific mass shootings were found only later to have left social media hints of violence that went unheeded for years. Now a New York lawmaker has introduced a bill...
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With the Lincoln Memorial in the background, an American flag at the WWII Memorial flies at half-staff, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
December 04, 2018 - 11:49 am
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing the nation for the first time as its president, George H.W. Bush vowed to lead with humility, moral principle and a spirit of unity. Deep successes "are made not of gold and silk but of better hearts and finer souls," Bush said in 1989,...
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A joint services military honor guard removes the casket of former President George H.W. Bush from the hearse to carry it into the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington to lie in state, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
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December 04, 2018 - 9:22 am
By The Associated Press Former President George H.W. Bush's state funeral encompasses four days of events, from his arrival in Washington to his burial in Texas on Thursday. The guidelines for state funerals date back to the mid-1800s and have been shaped over time. Seating arrangements, for...
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Cindy McCain, center, widow of the late U.S> Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., views the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
December 04, 2018 - 9:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): RELATED: Mourners paying respects to Bush seek sense of civility, healing 7 p.m. Former President George W. Bush and his family have greeted mourners at the Capitol as his father, George H.W. Bush,...
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Dec 4, 2018; Washington, DC, U.S.A; Visitors to the Capitol Rotunda pay respects to President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
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Ian Bush
December 04, 2018 - 7:55 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYW Newsradio, AP) — Thirty-six hours of public mourning continues in Washington as people continue to file past the flag-draped casket of George H.W. Bush, who lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda. Members of the public lined up before sunrise to pay their respects as an honor...
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In this photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
Michael Peterson/U.S. Air Force via AP
December 03, 2018 - 10:57 pm
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket carrying 64 small satellites lifted off from California on Monday, marking the first time the same Falcon 9 rocket has been used in three space missions. The rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, arcing over the Pacific Ocean...
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Crowds at foot of Capitol await the arrival of the 41st President.
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Ian Bush
December 03, 2018 - 10:22 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — Thousands of people stood outside the Capitol building in the Monday night cold waiting for their chance to be among the first to pay respects to the 41st president. The Capitol Rotunda is usually one of the most bustling places in Washington D.C. Tour groups from...
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Andrew Wheeler, the former coal lobbyist who is now acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, was a "driving force" behind the agenda of Sen. James Inhofe, who called climate change a "hoax," according to people familiar with Wheeler's
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December 03, 2018 - 9:51 pm
By Scott Bronstein, Drew Griffin and Collette Richards, CNN (CNN) -- Andrew Wheeler, the former coal lobbyist who is now acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, was a "driving force" behind the agenda of Sen. James Inhofe, who called climate change a "hoax," according to people...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2018, file photo, police stand guard after the confederate statue known as Silent Sam was toppled by protesters on campus at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C.
AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File
December 03, 2018 - 9:33 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's flagship university proposed Monday to move a toppled Confederate statue into a new $5 million building on the outskirts of campus, seeking to balance security with strict state historical laws in a step that triggered an uproar by chanting demonstrators...
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