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An old-school proper goodbye for Barbara Bush, a first lady of grace and grit - Washington Post

HOUSTON — Dignity. Grace. Respect, always respect. In the church, on the streets, lining up to view the casket, they said the same words over and over: Barbara Pierce Bush, the “first lady of the greatest generation,” as one of her eulogists called ...

Michael Cohen, once at pinnacle of Trump's world, now poses threat to it - Washington Post

When Donald Trump won the presidency, his longtime attorney Michael Cohen seemed in position for a coveted spot in the senior ranks of the White House. At one point, Cohen topped a list of five candidates for White House counsel, according to documents ...

Mitt Romney fails to secure Utah GOP nomination, will face primary - CNN

West Valley, Utah (CNN) Mitt Romney did not win the Utah Republican Party's nomination on Saturday, meaning he must compete in a June primary election as he seeks to replace retiring US Sen. Orrin Hatch. After a wild and raucous day of voting at the ...

Neo-Nazi Rally Draws About Two Dozen People and Upends a Small Georgia City - New York Times

A neo-Nazi rally outside of Atlanta on Saturday drew only a few participants and did not last very long. But the event still upended Newnan, Ga., a city of about 38,000, for an afternoon as downtown shops closed and counterprotesters gathered. Hasco ...

World's oldest person dies in southern Japan at 117 years old - USA TODAY

The world's oldest person has died at the age of 117 in southern Japan. She reportedly left behind more than 160 descendants. Loading… Post to Facebook. World's oldest person dies in southern Japan at 117 years old The world's oldest person has died ...

As Rod Rosenstein Battles to Protect Mueller, His Tactics Could Cost the Justice Dept. - New York Times

WASHINGTON — He has a reputation as a principled lawyer. He has worked for both Republican and Democratic attorneys general. He has a jugular instinct in courtroom battles but a distaste for political ones. Now Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney ...

Jack Johnson, boxer jailed under Jim Crow, is being considered by Trump for pardon - Washington Post

President Trump tweeted Saturday afternoon that he will consider a posthumous pardon for boxer Jack Johnson after a call from actor Sylvester Stallone, who according to Trump explained the fighter's “complex and controversial” life. Johnson, the first ...

As US, North Korea plan to meet, Iran warns against Trump deals - Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. push to change the Iran nuclear deal was sending a “very dangerous message” that countries should never negotiate with Washington, Iran's foreign minister warned as U.S. and North Korean leaders prepare to meet for ...

EPA chief Pruitt met with lobbyist whose wife rented him a room - CNN

Washington (CNN) EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt held a meeting with lobbyist J. Steven Hart during the time last year that Hart's wife rented him a room, a spokesman for Hart has confirmed to CNN. The session also included a former executive vice ...

Man killed while holding his 5-year-old daughter in random knife attack at California steakhouse - The Denver Post

LOS ANGELES — A homeless man who randomly stabbed a patron in a crowded Southern California restaurant to death as he was holding his daughter was reported just a few hours earlier for disruptive behavior, but police ultimately determined he was not a ...