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The U.S. is bidding farewell Wednesday to former President George H.W. Bush at a state funeral in Washington attended by top American political figures, along with current and former leaders from throughout the world.

 

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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a military honor guard during a State Funeral at the National Cathedral, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington.

Significant dates in the life of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush.

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Former President George H. W. Bush applauds as he participated in a ceremony to present the 5,000th Daily Point of Light Award to Floyd Hammer and Kathy Hamilton, of Union, Iowa, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, July 15, 2013.

The Trump administration is downplaying the significance of a report issued Friday that included dire predictions about the impact of climate change in the U.S. The White House said the study was largely based on "the most extreme scenario" and doesn't account for new technology and other innovations that could diminish carbon emissions and the effects of climate change.

 

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FILE - U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Nov. 9, 2018.

A U.S. government report says the impacts of climate change, including powerful storms, droughts and wildfires, are worsening in the United States.

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A firefighter searches for human remains in a trailer park destroyed in the Camp Fire, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Paradise, California.

Months after comic Michelle Wolf angered Trump administration officials with her blistering routine at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, the group said on Monday it would feature a historian, not a comedian, at next year's event.

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Comedian Michelle Wolf performs at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington, April 28, 2018.

Forensic recovery teams searched for more victims in the charred wreckage of the northern California town of Paradise on Saturday as the number of people listed as missing in the state's deadliest wildfire topped 1,000.

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U.S. President Donald Trump visits the wreckage of a mobile home park with Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom, left, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long, right, Paradise Mayor Jody Jones, second right, and Gov. Jerry Brown in Paradise, Calif., Nov. 17, 2018.

The White House has been ordered to return CNN correspondent’s Jim Acosta press credentials, which it had suspended after a testy exchange the journalist had with President Donald Trump during an East Room news conference.

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CNN's Jim Acosta walks out of the U.S. District Courthouse with a smile, Nov. 16, 2018, in Washington 

A U.S. federal judge is expected to announce Thursday whether the White House must, at least temporarily, allow CNN correspondent Jim Acosta back on the premises to do his job.

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A White House staff member reaches for the microphone held by CNN's Jim Acosta as he questions U.S. President Donald Trump during a news conference following Tuesday's midterm congressional elections, in a combination of photos at the White House in Washington, Nov. 7, 2018.

Caila Sanford rushed to donate blood as she wiped tears from her eyes. She started reliving a nightmare after hearing about the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

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Grace Fisher is a mom who is fearful for her three children. She said something needs to change with regard to gun regulations. She lives in a neighborhood near Thousand Oaks, site of the most recent U.S. mass shooting. (E. Lee/VOA)

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs in a fall in her office at the court Wednesday night.

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FILE - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at Georgetown University in Washington, April 27, 2017.

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