George H.W. Bush

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

(AP Photo)

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

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush to lead National Constitution Center

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – It might not be the White House, but former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will follow in his father’s footsteps as head of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

12/06/2012

Former President George H.W. Bush (AP Photo)

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

HOUSTON (AP) – Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston for treatment of a lingering cough. Bush’s chief of staff, Jean Becker, says the 88-year-old former president is being treated for bronchitis […]

11/29/2012

Pet residents of White House focus of book

DALLAS (AP) – President George H. W. Bush had a problem so important he sent a memo to White House staff asking them to take a pledge. His dog, Ranger, was packing on the pounds. […]

11/02/2012

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