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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard to a hearse at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
December 04, 2018 - 1:24 pm
By David Bauder, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — With a week commemorating the death of former President George H.W. Bush due to climax with a memorial service Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral, the national media has almost inevitably focused on the contrast between his era and the...
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Joe Biden
CNN
December 04, 2018 - 12:44 pm
By Arlette Saenz (CNN) — During a stop for his book tour in Missoula, Montana, Monday night, former Vice President Joe Biden discussed his 2020 prospects, saying he believes that he is the "most qualified person" to be president, noting a decision is coming in the next two months, and acknowledging...
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George Herbert Walker Bush
CNN
December 04, 2018 - 12:19 pm
By Jonathan Wackrow (CNN) -- Just before midnight on Friday evening, I received the news from a current US Secret Service agent. His message said, "We lost Timberwolf -- a part of us is gone." Reading these nine words, I was heavy with sorrow -- for both the Bush family and for the agency. In...
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James Alex Fields, Jr.
Albemarle Regional Jail
December 04, 2018 - 12:16 pm
By Amir Vera (CNN) -- The man on trial for killing Heather Heyer at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, texted his mother a picture of Adolf Hitler four days before the event in August 2017, according to prosecutors. The commonwealth asked the court to admit, as evidence, a...
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Former national security adviser Michael Flynn departs following a court appearance.
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
December 04, 2018 - 12:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is set to give the first public insight into how much information President Donald Trump's former national security adviser has shared with prosecutors in the Russia investigation. The special counsel is facing a Tuesday deadline in Michael Flynn's...
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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.
Shawn Thew/Pool Photo via AP
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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