President George H.W. Bush

Houston police release sketch of suspect in doctor’s killing

HOUSTON— Authorities in Houston have released a composite sketch of the man suspected of fatally shooting a cardiologist who once treated former President George H.W. Bush. Dr. Mark Hausknecht was shot to death while riding his bicycle to work Friday morning at Texas Medical Center. Police have said the shooter rode past Hausknecht, then turned … Continue reading Houston police release sketch of suspect in doctor’s killing

AUSTIN, Texas | National GOP reluctant to weigh in on Trump’s Russia swirl

AUSTIN, Texas — There was no sign of shock or outrage in the hotel hallways and conference rooms where Republican officials gathered to discuss party business even as politicians on both sides and foreign policy experts fretted about President Donald Trump’s cozy relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The men and women from all 50 … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | National GOP reluctant to weigh in on Trump’s Russia swirl

HOUSTON Hamilton cast performs for George H.W. Bush in his office

HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush says “history never sounded so powerful.” The touring company of the Tony-winning musical “Hamilton” gave the Republican a special performance in his Houston office on Tuesday. Bush tweeted it was a “complete joy to welcome the ‘HamFam.’” The 93-year-old says he’ll never forget it. “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel … Continue reading HOUSTON Hamilton cast performs for George H.W. Bush in his office

HOUSTON | The Latest: Spokeswoman: Bush by wife’s side when she died

HOUSTON  | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The Latest on the death of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local): 9:35 p.m. A spokeswoman says former President George H.W. Bush held the hand of his wife, Barbara Bush, all day and was by her side when she died. Jean Becker, the chief of staff at Bush’s … Continue reading HOUSTON | The Latest: Spokeswoman: Bush by wife’s side when she died

HOUSTON| Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

HOUSTON| April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92. Mrs. Bush brought a grandmotherly style to buttoned-down Washington, often appearing in her trademark … Continue reading HOUSTON| Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92