George H.W. Bush

U.S. Navy News: Navy Joins the Nation in Mourning Loss of Former President, Sailor George H.W. Bush

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Among America’s few seafaring presidents, former President George H.W. Bush passed away Nov. 30 at his Houston, Texas home at the age of 94. “Today, I join the Navy-Marine Corps team, our Nation, and the world in mourning the loss of President George H. W. Bush.  Navy Pilot.  Congressman.  Ambassador to the … Continue reading U.S. Navy News: Navy Joins the Nation in Mourning Loss of Former President, Sailor George H.W. Bush

United States | Press Availability at NATO Headquarters

United States – SECRETARY POMPEO: Good evening, everyone. I want to begin this evening by expressing my condolences to the Bush family on the passing of a great man, President George H. W. Bush. He embodied literally the best of America in his devotion to public service and his ardent patriotism. My wife Susan and … Continue reading United States | Press Availability at NATO Headquarters

Federal Reserve Board News: FRB offices, Washington, D.C. will be closed December 5, 2018, observance of the national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush

WASHINGTON – The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System’s offices in Washington, D.C., will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, in observance of the national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush. Chairman Powell’s appearance before the Joint Economic Committee has been postponed.  The Beige Book will still be published … Continue reading Federal Reserve Board News: FRB offices, Washington, D.C. will be closed December 5, 2018, observance of the national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush

Business News: Newmont Moves Date of 2019 Guidance Webcast to December 6th in Observance of National Day of Mourning

DENVER, CO – Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) announced it has changed the release date of its 2019 guidance and updated longer term outlook to Thursday, December 6, 2018 in observance of the National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush and closure of U.S. financial markets.  The Company … Continue reading Business News: Newmont Moves Date of 2019 Guidance Webcast to December 6th in Observance of National Day of Mourning

Business News: Nasdaq Announces the Closure of its U.S. Markets in Honor of a National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush

NEW YORK, NY – Nasdaq announces that it will observe the passing of President George H.W. Bush by closing all Nasdaq U.S. equities and options markets on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. In addition, Nasdaq will observe a moment of silence at 9:20 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Monday, December 3, 2018.  The Nasdaq Tower in … Continue reading Business News: Nasdaq Announces the Closure of its U.S. Markets in Honor of a National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush

General News: Historic Summary of an American Hero and Leader, George H. W. Bush

Historic Profile of an American Hero and Leader, George H. W. Bush One might say that God blessed this man, but God blessed America with this man.  An unprecedented profile by anybody’s standards, regardless of race, gender, or political party. George H. W. Bush was born June 12, 1924 and, regrettably, passed away on November … Continue reading General News: Historic Summary of an American Hero and Leader, George H. W. Bush

Business News: New York Stock Exchange to honor President George H.W. Bush

Moment of Silence on Monday, December 3, 2018 NYSE Group Markets to close for Day of Mourning on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 NEW YORK, NY – On Monday, December 3, 2018, the NYSE will observe a one-minute moment of silence at 9:20 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) in honor of President George H.W. Bush.  A single … Continue reading Business News: New York Stock Exchange to honor President George H.W. Bush

Business News: CME Group U.S. Equity, Interest Rate Markets to Close for National Day of Mourning

CHICAGO, IL – CME Group today announced that it will observe the passing of President George H. W. Bush with a moment of silence at 7:18 a.m. Central Time on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, and closure of its U.S.-based equity and interest rate futures and options products on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, the national day … Continue reading Business News: CME Group U.S. Equity, Interest Rate Markets to Close for National Day of Mourning

Business News: Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges to Close Wednesday for Day of Mourning to Honor President George H.W. Bush

CHICAGO, IL – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, yesterday announced its U.S. exchanges will close on Wednesday, December 5, in observance of the national Day of Mourning to honor Former President George H. W. Bush, who passed away November 30. In addition, Cboe will observe a one-minute moment … Continue reading Business News: Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges to Close Wednesday for Day of Mourning to Honor President George H.W. Bush

NASA News: NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of George H.W. Bush

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about the passing of former President George Herbert Walker Bush: “NASA and the nation mourn the passing of President George Herbert Walker Bush, a leader who was a passionate advocate for space exploration. “President Bush is a personal hero of mine and a … Continue reading NASA News: NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of George H.W. Bush

U.S. Department of State News: On the Passing of President George H. W. Bush

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement: Devoted husband, loving father, steadfast friend, exemplary patriot: this is how I will always remember President George H. W. Bush.  Whether he was serving in the skies over the Pacific during World War II, protecting America at CIA headquarters, or leading our nation in … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: On the Passing of President George H. W. Bush

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine George H.W. Bush becomes 1st US president to turn 94

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — George H.W. Bush is celebrating his birthday in Maine as the first former U.S. president to turn 94. Bush is relaxing in Kennebunkport on Tuesday, eight days after being released from a hospital where he was treated for low blood pressure. Chief of Staff Jean Becker said several of his children … Continue reading KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine George H.W. Bush becomes 1st US president to turn 94

BIDDEFORD, Maine | George H.W. Bush released from Maine hospital

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has left a Maine hospital after more than a week of treatment for low blood pressure and fatigue. A Bush spokesman tweeted Monday that the president “deeply” appreciates the care and good wishes he has received. Spokesman Jim McGrath also told The Associated Press that Bush … Continue reading BIDDEFORD, Maine | George H.W. Bush released from Maine hospital

BIDDEFORD, Maine | George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the 93-year-old has been hospitalized for low blood pressure and fatigue. Spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted just after 2 p.m. Sunday that Bush will likely remain in the hospital for a few days. Bush is being treated at Southern Maine Health Care in … Continue reading BIDDEFORD, Maine | George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine

After a death, how much can ‘broken heart’ hurt survivors?

You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart? Stress might not be to blame for former President George H.W. Bush’s hospitalization a day after his wife’s funeral, but it does the body no favors, and one partner’s health clearly affects the other’s. … Continue reading After a death, how much can ‘broken heart’ hurt survivors?

HOUSTON | The Latest: Barbara Bush’s casket wheeled out of church

HOUSTON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Barbara Bush’s casket has been wheeled out of the Houston church where hundreds of people came to offer their final respects during her funeral. Eight of her grandsons served as pallbearers. … Continue reading HOUSTON | The Latest: Barbara Bush’s casket wheeled out of church

HOUSTON | Sports stars, dignitaries arrive to Barbara Bush funeral

HOUSTON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Four former presidents joined ambassadors, sports stars and hundreds of other mourners on a gray, rainy Saturday at the private funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush, filling the nation’s largest Episcopal church a day after more than 6,000 people paid their respects to the woman known by many … Continue reading HOUSTON | Sports stars, dignitaries arrive to Barbara Bush funeral

HOUSTON | The Latest: George HW Bush, Clintons, Obamas at funeral

HOUSTON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local): 11 a.m. Former President George H.W. Bush has arrived with his family at the funeral for his wife of 73 years, former first lady Barbara Bush. The former president was helped in with … Continue reading HOUSTON | The Latest: George HW Bush, Clintons, Obamas at funeral

HOUSTON | The Latest: Cornyn, Carson pay respects to Barbara Bush

HOUSTON | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Latest on the death of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn and his wife are among those paying their respects to former first lady Barbara Bush. The Republican senator from Texas was among those with early access to the … Continue reading HOUSTON | The Latest: Cornyn, Carson pay respects to Barbara Bush

Doctors consider removing George H.W. Bush’s breathing tube

HOUSTON/January 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Doctors treating former President George H.W. Bush for pneumonia considered whether to take out a breathing tube inserted two days ago to clear his airway. His wife, Barbara, diagnosed with bronchitis, was feeling “1,000 percent better” on Thursday after a dose of antibiotics and rest. The 92-year-old former president and … Continue reading Doctors consider removing George H.W. Bush’s breathing tube

George H.W. Bush hospitalized for shortness of breath

HOUSTON (AP)(STL.News) — Former President George H.W. Bush was taken to the hospital over the weekend for shortness of breath and the 92-year-old is responding well to treatments, his spokesman said Wednesday. The 41st president was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on Saturday, spokesman Jim McGrath said in an email to The Associated Press. “Doctors … Continue reading George H.W. Bush hospitalized for shortness of breath