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The Republican convention may occasionally dip into the weeds this week, but it will do its best to stay away from the Bushes — as in former President George W. Bush, who still casts a long shadow over the party he led for a rocky eight-year tenure.
Former President George W. Bush has been helping to renovate a women's cancer-screening center in Zambia during a weeklong trip to Africa.
President Barack Obama is sharing a stage with former President George W. Bush, the predecessor he often inveighs against, in a friendly White House welcome for the unveiling of the 43rd president's official portrait.
After five World Series rings, seven American League pennants and five All-Star appearances, Jorge Posada says his career with the New York Yankees is over.
On the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, President Obama led the nation Sunday in a full day of commemoration by honoring the nearly 3,000 victims in services in New York City, Pennsylvania and the nation's capital.
President Obama opened a sun-splashed day of solemn remembrance Sunday by honoring the 9/11 dead with a visit to ground zero, stroking the smooth, bronze panels bearing the names of those lost at the World Trade Center as the rushing waters of a memorial pond there gave voice to the sadness of the day.
First lady Michelle Obama and three former first ladies were among dignitaries heading to California to pay tribute to former first lady Betty Ford at a funeral focusing on her twin passions: politics and her world-famous Betty Ford Center for substance abuse and alcohol treatment.