George H.W. Bush assumed many roles during his 94 years, from Navy hero, Yale graduate and Texas oilman to congressman, CIA director, vice president and president. He also had six children with his wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush, who…
As the nation mourns George H.W. Bush, we share some personal reflections. Amna Nawaz speaks with USA Today’s Washington bureau chief, Susan Page, who's writing a biography of Barbara Bush; Peter Roussel, now a professor at Sam Houston State University…
George Herbert Walker Bush, a World War II veteran who led an international coalition through the Gulf War during his time as the 41st president, and whose son's presidency furthered the family's political dynasty, died Friday. He was 94.
By Morgan Till, Sam Lane
On Monday, Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci died at his home in Rome. The director earned both praise and condemnation for movies, such as “Last Tango in Paris,” that included graphic content and tackled sensitive topics. Jeffrey Brown takes a look…
By Jeffrey Brown
By Jennifer Hijazi
Prolific poet and biographer Tom Clark died this month at the age of 77, leaving behind a substantial body of writing that exemplifies his penchants for lyricism, wit, and brevity, as well as a lifelong love of baseball.
The country’s top leaders mourned on Sunday news that Sen. John McCain, Republican leader and and two-time presidential candidate, died at his home in Arizona on Saturday. From the former director of the CIA David Petraeus to former Secretary of…
By Colleen Barry, Tom Krisher, Associated Press
MILAN — Sergio Marchionne, a charismatic and demanding CEO who engineered two long-shot corporate turnarounds to save carmakers Fiat and Chrysler from near-certain failure, died Wednesday. He was 66.
By Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press
NEW YORK — Joseph Jackson, the strong, fearsome patriarch of the musical Jackson family, has died, according to a person close to the family.
By Merrill Schwerin
It’s hard to imagine anything ever slowing Elizabeth Brackett. In her more than two decades of work for the PBS NewsHour, she braved earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and presidential campaigns. She never yawned. She always pushed for more — more…
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