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How George H.W. Bush secretly helped a Filipino boy for 10 years

Dec 20, 2018 - 12:00 PM

The former US president helped a young Filipino boy fund his education, extracurricular activities, and meals

BUSH. Former US president George HW Bush speaks before students at Tokyo's Waseda University on December 15, 2006. AFP file photo

Trump plane collects Bush casket for days-long homage

Dec 03, 2018 - 7:28 AM

To commemorate the first former president to die since Gerald Ford in 2006, officials have announced a detailed, four-day schedule of celebratory services and tribute

HOMAGE. Former president George H.W. Bush smiles as he arrives aboard the Navy's newest aircraft carrier the George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), named after him, during its commissioning ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk January 10, 2009 in Norfolk, Virginia. File photo by Jason Hirschfeld/Getty Images/AFP

Tributes pour in for ex-U.S. president George H.W. Bush

Dec 01, 2018 - 4:45 PM

(UPDATED) Here are excerpts of messages from the worlds of politics, business and Hollywood for the 41st US President

BUSH 41. In this file photo taken on September 25, 2008, former President George H. W. Bush waves as he arrives at the White House to participate in US President George W. Bush's signing of S. 3406, the ADA (Americans With Disabilities) Amendments Act of 2008, at the White House in Washington, DC. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

George H.W. Bush: Head of political dynasty, war hero

Dec 01, 2018 - 2:42 PM

The decorated war pilot, oilman, and diplomat who later became the 41st US President steered America through the end of the Cold War

BUSH 41. In a file photo taken on June 4, 1992, President George H.W. Bush answers reporters' questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House. Photo from Shutterstock

Former U.S. president George H.W. Bush dead at 94

Dec 01, 2018 - 1:09 PM

(UPDATED) 'George H.W. Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for,' his son, former president George W. Bush, says in a statement

HOSPITALIZED. In this file photo, Former US President George H. W. Bush points to his wife Barbara Bush (not in photo) during an event in the East Room of the White House July 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital – office

Apr 26, 2018 - 8:40 AM

The former US president has been moved from intensive care to a regular room at the hospital, where he is 'expected to continue his recovery there for several more days'

BUSH SENIOR. In this file photo, former US President George H.W. Bush arrives for the coin toss prior to Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. File photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP

George H.W. Bush hospitalized day after wife's funeral

Apr 24, 2018 - 8:30 AM

'He is responding to treatments and appears to be recovering. We will issue additional updates as events warrant,' the office of the former president says in a statement

HOSPITALIZED. In this file photo, Former US President George H. W. Bush points to his wife Barbara Bush (not in photo) during an event in the East Room of the White House July 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Past presidents, family, and friends bid farewell to Barbara Bush

Apr 22, 2018 - 4:17 PM

The former first lady will be remembered 'for her friendship, her wit, and her strength'

Former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush dead at 92 – family

Apr 18, 2018 - 8:48 AM

Barbara Bush has long been considered the rock at the center of one of America's most prominent political families

BARBARA BUSH. In this file photo taken on July 15, 2013 former US first lady Barbara Bush attends a White House ceremony to recognize the Points of Light volunteer program in Washington, DC. Former US first lady Barbara Bush died on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the age of 92. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Former first lady Barbara Bush, 92, 'in failing health'

Apr 16, 2018 - 9:48 AM

Mrs Bush, after consulting with relatives and doctors, decides to 'focus on comfort care' at the family home in Houston

BARBARA BUSH. In this file photo taken on August 17, 1992, US First Lady Barbara Bush and her son George W. Bush attend the 1992 Republican National Convention in Houston. File photo by Chris Wilkins/AFP

Bush Sr. voted for Clinton, called Trump a 'blowhard'

Nov 05, 2017 - 7:50 AM

The revelations, contained in historian Mark Updegrove's 'The Last Republicans,' represent the strongest criticism to date from the Bush clan on why their Republican successor is uniquely unfit to hold office

BUSH SENIOR. In this file photo, former US President George H.W. Bush arrives for the coin toss prior to Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP

Former U.S. presidents take stage at hurricane benefit concert

Oct 22, 2017 - 11:24 AM

Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter appear together, praising Americans for their willingness to help fellow citizens and urging them to do more

UNITED. (L-R) Former US Presidents, Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama attend the Hurricane Relief concert in College Station, Texas, on October 21, 2017. Jim Chapin/AFP