WASHINGTON—The nation's capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death with solemn ceremony and high tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol Rotunda for three days of mourning and praise by the political elite and everyday citizens alike.
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SEVERANCE, Colo.—A nine-year-old boy has convinced the leaders of a small northern Colorado town to overturn a nearly century-old ban on snowball fights, and he already knows who his first target will be: his little brother.
HOUSTON — President George H.W. Bush said a lot with socks.
A visit from friend and fellow former president, Bill Clinton, inspired him to wear a pair emblazoned with Clinton’s face. He wore Houston Texans’ socks when meeting with the head coach. At the funeral for his wife, Barbara Bush, he wore socks featuring books as a tribute to her work promoting literacy.
HOUSTON—George H.W. Bush is ready to embark on his final journey to Washington as the nation salutes the 41st president for his lifetime of public service that began in the Navy during World War II, ended with four years as president, and was characterized throughout by what admirers say was decency, generosity, and kindness.
NEW YORK—Who says the British are reserved?
A couple who lost an engagement ring down a Times Square utility grate, returning home thinking it was gone forever, are effusive in their praise for the New York City police officers who found it in the muck eight feet under.
WASHINGTON — The dinner table diplomacy that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China conducted over the weekend produced something as vague as it was valuable: an agreement to keep talking.
LAKE PRESTON, Australia—“Knickers” the steer is huge on the internet—for being huge.
The black-and-white Holstein Friesian won social media fame and many proclamations of “Holy Cow!" after photos surfaced of the 194-cm (6'4”) steer standing head and shoulders above a herd of brown cattle in Western Australia state.
BANGKOK—A man was killed by a wild elephant after his speeding car hit the animal near a national park in northeastern Thailand, police said today.
Police Lt. Col. Kemchat Paedkaew said the accident occurred at dusk yesterday on a small road that has signs telling drivers to beware of wild animals that sometimes stray from Khao Yai National Park.
BANGKOK — A man was killed by a wild elephant after his speeding car hit the animal near a national park in northeastern Thailand, police said Thursday.
Police Lt. Col. Kemchat Paedkaew said the accident occurred at dusk Wednesday on a small road that has signs telling drivers to beware of wild animals that sometimes stray from Khao Yai National Park.
ROME — The Vatican and bishops from Europe and beyond have developed guidelines for the sale or reuse of Catholic Churches to help ensure that they retain their cultural heritage and serve the community, not commerce.