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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hold hands as they watch people carry the casket of Robert Trump out of the White House after a memorial service for the president's younger brother on Friday, Aug 21, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

White House holds memorial service for president's brother

Aug. 21, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sometimes politics gives way to the personal at the White House. It has seen 18 weddings and at least 10 people are known to have died there, including two presidents and three first ladies. It served Friday as a place of mourning for President Donald Trump and his family, with a private...

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, right, speaks at a microphone after having lunch with former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura Bush, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Kennebunkport, Maine. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Ex-President George W. Bush backs Maine's Sen. Susan Collins

Aug. 21, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former President George W. Bush on Friday backed Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine in his first public endorsement of the 2020 election cycle. Bush has largely stayed out of the political fray since he left the White House in 2009, and his endorsement is a welcome boost for...