George H.W. Bush

US President Barack Obama with former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter (l-r), at dedication of George W. Bush Presidential Center, Dallas (AP Photo)

George W. Bush library opens to public

DALLAS (AP) — The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum has opened to the public, with the 43rd president greeting 43 schoolchildren who were its first visitors.

05/01/2013

Former US President George W. Bush speaking at dedication of George W. Bush Presidential Center, Dallas. (AP Photo)

The Bush and Clinton families, on stage in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — Together on stage, the two families who have dominated American politics for the past two decades joined Thursday to pay tribute to the opening of George W. Bush’s presidential center. Whether the families will have another act — in 2016 — was the unspoken subtext.

04/25/2013

US President Barack Obama with former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter (l-r), at dedication of George W. Bush Presidential Center, Dallas (AP Photo)

Presidents praise George W. Bush at new library

DALLAS (AP) — Presidents past and present lionized one of their own Thursday, putting politics aside as President George W. Bush dedicated the library that documents his place in history. President Barack Obama praised his […]

04/25/2013

Gibson Amphitheatre (Photo credit: Gibson Amphitheatre)

LA’s storied Gibson Amphitheatre closing in Sept.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Live Nation announced Wednesday that a landmark Los Angeles music venue where Bob Marley, Johnny Cash and Frank Sinatra performed will close its doors this fall.

04/24/2013

Thomas Perez

Obama nominates Justice official to top Labor slot

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama nominated assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Perez to be the next secretary of labor, choosing a Hispanic lawyer with experience in civil rights and workplace issues to his second-term Cabinet.

03/18/2013

Republicans: Searching for their Mr. or Mrs. Right

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Tired of election defeats, conservatives are searching for their next Mr. or Mrs. Right at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Listen to a rundown from a local college professor in this interview with Maggie and Michael.

03/14/2013

C. Everett Koop

C. Everett Koop, ex-surgeon general, dies in NH

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — C. Everett Koop, who raised the profile of the nation’s surgeon general by speaking frankly about AIDS and the dangers of smoking, has died in New Hampshire. He was 96.

02/25/2013

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Gun dealers challenge rifle reporting requirement

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for two Arizona gun dealers says that the Obama administration overstepped its legal authority when it required dealers in Southwestern border states to report when customers buy multiple high-powered rifles.

01/09/2013

Norman Schwarzkopf in 1991 as US Army general, DOD photo (AP)

Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies at age 78

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991 died Thursday.

12/27/2012

Former US President George H.W. Bush

Ex-President George H.W. Bush in intensive care

HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush is being treated in the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital after suffering “a series of setbacks,” including a stubborn fever, his spokesman said.

12/27/2012

Former President George H.W. Bush

Bush spokesman says ex-president’s fever rising

HOUSTON (AP) — A spokesman says the fever that kept former President George H.W. Bush in a Houston hospital over Christmas has worsened, and doctors have put him on a liquids-only diet.

12/26/2012

Former President George H.W. Bush

Bush spokesman says ex-president’s fever is gone

HOUSTON (AP) — A spokesman says the fever that kept former President George H.W. Bush in the hospital over Christmas is gone. Doctors remain “cautiously optimistic” that he will recover.

12/26/2012

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