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U.S. presidents lead tributes to 'America's pastor' Billy Graham

Feb 22, 2018 - 1:08 PM

Donald Trump orders American flags to be flown at half-staff at the White House and other US public buildings and facilities on the day of Graham's interment

REVERED REVEREND. In this file photo taken on October 07, 2004 The Rev. Billy F. Graham speaks to the crowd on a rainy night at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Larry W Smith/Getty Images/AFP

George H.W. Bush released from Texas hospital

Jan 31, 2017 - 8:30 AM

The 41st US president age 92 was taken to Houston Methodist Hospital on January 14 suffering from bacterial pneumonia

In this file photo, Former US President George H. W. Bush points to his wife Barbara Bush (not in photo) during an event in the East Room of the White House July 15, 2013 in Washington, DC.  Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Elder Bush out of intensive care, wife Barbara released

Jan 24, 2017 - 1:42 PM

Physicians Amy Mynderse and Clint Doerr said at a news conference that the two were recovering well but full recovery could take another week or two

In this file photo, dormer First Lady Barbara Bush and former President George H.W. Bush look on prior to the South Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament on March 29, 2015 in Houston, Texas. Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP

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Jan 19, 2017 - 12:50 PM

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Bush senior in intensive care, wife Barbara also hospitalized

Jan 18, 2017 - 5:45 PM

UPDATED On January 10 George H W Bush wrote President elect Donald Trump a warm personal letter offering regrets that he and his wife would not be able to make it to Friday s presidential inauguration in Washington

In this file photo, Former US President George H. W. Bush points to his wife Barbara Bush during an event in the East Room of the White House July 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

George H.W. Bush for Democrat Clinton? A Kennedy says so

Sep 21, 2016 - 8:10 AM

A spokesman for Bush president 1989 1993 was neutral on the subject when asked

In this file photo, former US First Lady Barbara Bush and former US President George H.W. Bush look on prior to the South Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament between the Duke Blue Devils and the Gonzaga Bulldogs at NRG Stadium on March 29, 2015 in Houston, Texas. Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP

Hillary Clinton to launch White House bid Sunday

Apr 11, 2015 - 8:36 AM

Clinton is expected to announce her candidacy via social media and a video message several media reports say followed by a low key campaign swing through key state Iowa

DEEPER ENGAGEMENT. Analysts say if Hillary Clinton succeeds Obama, she will push for deeper engagement with the Asia-Pacific. File photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images North America/AFP

World hails Lee Kuan Yew as visionary, shrewd

Mar 23, 2015 - 9:13 AM

UPDATED World leaders and governments from around the world heap acclaim for Lee Kuan Yew the Singaporean statesman whose shrewd and sometimes caustic views on world affairs were much sought by his fellow leaders

SMILING LEE. This photograph provided by the Straits Times and taken on August 14, 2009 shows Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew during an interview in Singapore. Straits Times/AFP

Another George Bush wins an election in Texas

Nov 05, 2014 - 11:45 AM

The 38 year old George P Bush cruises to victory for the post of land commissioner which administers public lands and oversees lucrative mineral rights for oil and gas in Texas

George Prescott Bush, grandson of President George H.W. Bush, participates in a ceremony at the World War II Memorial, September 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

US airdrops food to Iraq civilians threatened by IS – Pentagon

Aug 09, 2014 - 12:32 PM

US military aircrafts have delivered 36 224 meals and 6 822 gallons of fresh drinking water to Iraqis who urgently require emergency assistance

Iraqis who fled the violence in Mosul stand in a queue at a checkpoint in Erbil, Kurdistan region, north Iraq, 11 June 2014. Kamal Akrayi/EPA

Obama rules out sending troops as cleric calls Iraqis to arms

Jun 14, 2014 - 11:33 AM

We will not be sending US troops back into combat in Iraq but I have asked my national security team to prepare a range of other options that could help support Iraqi security forces the US president says

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush in hospital

Jan 01, 2014 - 11:01 AM

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush is hospitalized for a respiratory problem but her husband’s office says she is in great spirits

President Obama revives broccoli-gate

Jul 10, 2013 - 8:14 AM

The president with his wife close by stayed faithful to the First Lady s Let s Move campaign

BROCCOLI'S BEST FRIEND. The slim line Obama was asked by a guest at a 'Kids State Dinner' event at the White House to name his favorite food

Ex-president Bush rallies, out of intensive care

Dec 30, 2012 - 9:41 PM

Former US president George H W Bush is on the mend and has been released from intensive care a spokesman said Saturday December 29

Falcons inspire at-risk youth

Jul 07, 2012 - 12:56 PM

Wild birds can be tamed and can tame people who need it

A NEW MAN. Rodney Stotts with a Lanner falcon. Screen grab from YouTube