Poland’s Lech Walesa wears protest T-shirt to Bush funeral

World 12/06/18, 12:13

Lech Walesa is still fighting.The founder of Poland's anti-communist Solidarity movement attended President George H.W. Bush's state funeral in Washington wearing a T-shirt bearing the word "Konstytucja" (Constitution), a symbol of a political struggle in his homeland against the populist government.He and other critics accuse the national-conservative ruling party, in ...

News guide: George HW Bush’s final farewell, burial in Texas

U.S. 12/06/18, 05:12

Former President George H.W. Bush will be buried in Texas after a funeral service at the church he attended for many years and a special memorial train that will carry his casket.The nation's 41st president died last week at age 94. His casket returned to Houston after a state funeral ...

Laura Bush: Tour of White House Christmas decor was ‘sweet’

Politics 12/04/18, 17:05

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 ...

Bush’s state funeral follows generations of tradition

Politics 12/04/18, 00:31

Former President George H.W. Bush's state funeral encompasses four days of events, from his arrival in Washington to his burial in Texas on Thursday.The guidelines for state funerals date back to the mid-1800s and have been shaped over time. Seating arrangements, for example, are detailed with precision, with the presidential ...

Update: George HW Bush’s remains arrive for ceremony

U.S. 12/03/18, 11:48

The Latest on events related to late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 11:45 a.m. George H.W. Bush's remains have made the journey from a Houston funeral home to Ellington Field, where a presidential aircraft will carry them to Washington for a state funeral. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, one ...

Grammy noms to be released Friday instead of Wednesday

Entertainment 12/03/18, 09:00

The nominations for the 2019 Grammy Awards, originally planned for Wednesday, will now be announced Friday.The Recording Academy said Monday that because of former President George H.W. Bush's funeral and public viewing this week, it will push back the release of its nominations.It's a busy week for the entertainment world: ...

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

Politics 12/02/18, 23:17

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 his longtime church ...

Things to know about George H.W. Bush funeral services

U.S. 12/02/18, 16:51

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 and a private service at his longtime ...

Bush mourned as a great statesman, a man of uncommon decency

U.S. 12/02/18, 00:37

Former President George H.W. Bush is returning to Washington as a revered political statesman, hailed by leaders across the political spectrum and around the world as a man not only of greatness but also of uncommon decency and kindness. Flowers and mementoes lay near a plaque honoring former President George H. ...

Bush hailed across party and global lines as man of decency

Politics 12/01/18, 18:07

Former President George H.W. Bush is returning to Washington as a revered political statesman, hailed by leaders across the political spectrum and around the world as a man not only of greatness but also of uncommon decency and kindness. Bush, who died late Friday at his Houston home at age 94, ...

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