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Ceremonial first pitches: Trump's latest broken tradition

This weekend marks the return of World Series baseball to Washington, and President Donald Trump wants to be a part of it. But unlike in 1933 -- the last time the Fall Classic came to the nation's capital -- the President will not be tossing out the ceremonial first pitch.

Billionaire tycoon Ross Perot dies at 89

Ross Perot, the billionaire tycoon who mounted two unsuccessful third-party presidential campaigns in the 1990s, died Tuesday, family spokesman James Fuller confirmed to CNN. He was 89.

Historians: Howard Schultz could re-elect Donald Trump

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is thinking about running for president on an independent ticket. Even though he has been a lifelong Democrat, Schultz now insists that the party has become too radical. During an interview with "60 Minutes," he said he is considering running a campaign as a "centrist independent, outside of the two-party system."

Rosenstein, Justice Department vets celebrate Barr nomination

Justice Department veterans on Friday celebrated President Donald Trump's announcement that he would select William Barr, a member of the Justice Department's old guard and a former attorney general under George H.W. Bush, to be his next attorney general.

Oak Ridge Boys keep promise to sing at Bush's funeral

Country vocal quartet The Oak Ridge Boys sang a soaring rendition of "Amazing Grace" on Thursday to honor former President George H.W. Bush at his funeral in Texas, the final time they'd perform for a man who'd become a friend.

President George H.W. Bush lies in repose in Houston

The hilltop cathedral in Washington filled Wednesday with recollections of George H.W. Bush as a modest but mighty president, a man whose characteristic humility was belied one final time with all the pageantry of a state funeral.

George H.W. Bush's full funeral program

Former President George H.W. Bush will be honored Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral with a state funeral that will be attended by current and former presidents and world leaders.

Bush once asked if anyone would attend his memorial services

Amid the long lines of people waiting in the Capitol Rotunda to pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush and the outpouring of admiration for his life, it's hard to imagine that anyone could have doubted that his memorial services wouldn't be well-attended.