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The Latest: Private, graveside service ends; Bush buried

Dec. 6, 2018 9:16 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Texas A&M says the private, graveside service for George H.W. Bush's family members has ended and the former president has been buried. Thursday evening's ceremony concludes days of funeral...

Trump odd man out as presidents assemble for Bush funeral

Dec. 6, 2018 7:54 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — There was no mistaking the odd man out. The Washington funeral service for former President George H.W. Bush served as a rare reunion of the remaining members of the presidents club, but the front-row banter among Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and their spouses came to an...

Nation bids goodbye to Bush with high praise, cannons, humor

Dec. 5, 2018 9:52 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation bid goodbye to George H.W. Bush with high praise, cannon salutes and gentle humor Wednesday, celebrating the life of the Texan who embraced a lifetime of service in Washington and was the last president to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on at...

Crowds honor Bush for long service, from war to White House

Dec. 4, 2018 7:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Soldiers, citizens in wheelchairs and long lines of others on foot wound through the hushed Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday to view George H.W. Bush's casket and remember a president whose legacy included World War military service and a landmark law affirming the rights of the disabled. Bob...

The Latest: George W. Bush greets mourners at Capitol

Dec. 4, 2018 7:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 7 p.m. Former President George W. Bush and his family have greeted mourners at the Capitol as his father, George H.W. Bush, lies in state. The younger Bush was accompanied by his wife, Laura, their...

Laura Bush: Tour of White House Christmas decor was 'sweet'

Dec. 4, 2018 5:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former first lady Laura Bush said her tour of the White House Christmas decorations Tuesday made for a "sweet visit" during a somber week. Mrs. Bush also visited with friends who take care of the White House residence, where she and President George W. Bush lived during his two terms in...

4 days of events honoring former President George H.W. Bush

Dec. 3, 2018 10:29 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush will be honored during several public and private events in Houston and Washington before his burial Thursday in Texas. Four days of events for Bush, who died Friday at age 94, include a state funeral at Washington's National Cathedral, a private service at...

At Capitol, Bush saluted as 'gentle soul,' 'great man'

Dec. 3, 2018 9:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death Monday with solemn ceremony and high tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol rotunda for three days of mourning and praise by the political elite and everyday citizens...

The Latest: Trump salutes Bush's casket in Capitol Rotunda

Dec. 3, 2018 8:41 PM EST

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 at the...

Bush gets tributes at Kennedy Center Honors program

Dec. 3, 2018 11:34 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was almost overshadowed by controversy surrounding the sitting president. This year's event took place in the shadow of the death of a former commander in chief. Sunday night's ceremony honoring lifetime artistic achievement featured multiple...