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This image provided by the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum shows a note written by George H.W. Bush to Bill Clinton. (George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum via AP)
December 01, 2018 - 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a grace note for the ages. "Dear Bill," George H.W. Bush scribbled Jan. 20, 1993, to the Democrat about to succeed him as president. "When I walked into this office just now I felt the same sense of wonder and respect that I felt four years ago. I know you will feel that,...
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Michelle Obama
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December 01, 2018 - 2:12 pm
A group of New York City girls were in for a big lunchtime surprise: a vegetable bowl with toasted farro served by a very famous woman.
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Lynne Patton
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December 01, 2018 - 1:16 pm
The head of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for New York and New Jersey says she'll spend a month in a public housing apartment to "fully understand'' the challenges public housing tenants face.
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George H.W. Bush
December 01, 2018 - 11:09 am
People passing through Grand Central on Saturday remembered former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at the age of 94.
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 1990, file photo, President George H.W. Bush receives applause from Vice President Dan Quayle, left, and House Speaker Thomas Foley prior to delivering his first State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty, File)
December 01, 2018 - 7:58 am
Praise for former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday: (He) "was a man of the highest character. The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41's life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad." — Former President George W. Bush ___ "George H.W. Bush's life...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 1991, file photo, President George H.W. Bush gestures during a joint news conference with Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, at the Soviet Embassy in Madrid. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
December 01, 2018 - 6:44 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Saturday expressed his "deep condolences" to the family of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and all Americans following his death. Gorbachev worked closely with Bush to bring an end to the Cold War in the late 1980s and 1990s, and lauded...
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November 30, 2018 - 7:55 pm
A 7.0-magnitude earthquake has rocked buildings in Anchorage and caused lamp posts and trees to sway, prompting people to run out of offices and seek shelter under office desks.
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A woman from El Salvador waits to see whether the majority of migrants decide to move, as Central Americans debate individually whether to accept the city's plan to move them to a new shelter from the Benito Juarez sports complex, in Tijuana, Mexico, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Authorities in the Mexican city of Tijuana have begun moving some of more than 6,000 Central American migrants from an overcrowded shelter on the border to an events hall further away.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
November 30, 2018 - 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials vowed Friday to address some of issues that forced them to decide against criminally prosecuting any of the 42 members of a Central American migrant caravan arrested last weekend who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally during a chaotic clash...
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Amber Renee Guyger
Kaufman County Sheriff's Office via AP
November 30, 2018 - 5:22 pm
A grand jury on Friday indicted a white former Dallas police officer for murder in the shooting of her unarmed black neighbor after she says she mistakenly went to his apartment rather than her own and opened fire when he appeared in the darkness.
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Matt Whitaker
AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall
November 30, 2018 - 4:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats say acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will testify before the House Judiciary Committee in January. Democratic Reps. Jerrold Nadler of New York and Elijah Cummings of Maryland say they spoke to Whitaker Friday and he agreed to testify "at a mutually agreeable date...
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