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Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney speaks during the State Funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington.
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December 05, 2018 - 11:13 am
UPDATED: 1:09 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — George H. W. Bush was celebrated with high praise and loving humor Wednesday as the nation bade farewell to the man who was America's 41st president and the last to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral...
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Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush pay their respect to his father former President George H.W. Bush as he lie in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
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December 05, 2018 - 9:48 am
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President George H.W. Bush is getting a national farewell at Washington National Cathedral before family, friends, presidents and foreign dignitaries. The nation's 41st president died Friday in Houston at age 94. His wife of 73 years, Barbara,...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are greeted by former President George Bush and former first lady Laura Bush outside the Blair House across the street from the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
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December 05, 2018 - 7:08 am
By Calvin Woodward, Laurie Kellman and Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's capital bids its final farewell to the late President George H.W. Bush in a service of prayer and praise that is drawing together world envoys, Americans of high office and a guy from Maine who...
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Sully, former President George H.W. Bush's service dog, pays his respect to President Bush as he lie in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
December 04, 2018 - 3:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's often said that if you want a friend in Washington, get a dog. For the last six months, Sully the service dog was President George H.W. Bush's. The yellow Labrador Retriever visited the president's casket in the Capitol Rotunda Tuesday alongside people in wheelchairs who...
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Crowds at foot of Capitol await the arrival of the 41st President.
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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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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush, as he lies in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington.
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December 03, 2018 - 3:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events related to late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 8:35 p.m. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have paid their respects to former President George H.W. Bush at the U.S. Capitol. The nation's 41st president is lying in state...
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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 Special Air Mission 41 at Ellington Field during a departure ceremony Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Houston.
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December 03, 2018 - 6:43 am
UPDATED: 3:50 p.m. By Juan Lozano, Nomaan Merchant and Darlene Superville, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush came back to Washington for a final time Monday, heading for the Capitol to lie in state as the nation paid tribute to the 41st president for a lifetime of service that began...
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Mourners watch as the hearse carrying the casket of Richard Gottfried leaves the Ralph Schugar Funeral home in Pittsburgh following a memorial service Nov. 1, 2018.
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November 02, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 97-year-old woman who was the oldest victim of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will be laid to rest at the end of a wrenching, weeklong series of funerals. Rose Mallinger's funeral was scheduled for Friday. She was among 11 victims gunned...
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Tommy McDonald gives a thumbs up to the camera after a ceremony honoring the 1960 NFL Championship team at halftime of the game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Green Bay Packers at Lincoln Financial Field.
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September 26, 2018 - 12:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A public viewing will be held on Friday, Sept. 28, for Philadelphia Eagles legend Tommy McDonald. McDonald, known as one of the greatest pass catchers in franchise history, passed away Monday at the age 84. The viewing will take place at the Mother of Divine...
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