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Houston service commemorates life of former First Lady Barbara Bush

United States presidents, first ladies and Texas governors gathered Saturday in Houston to honor the life of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died Tuesday. A motorcade after the service transported Bush to the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library in College Station, where a private family ceremony was held at her burial site.

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Woman charged with mailing explosives to Obama and Greg Abbott

A Texas woman has been accused of mailing homemade explosives to President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that could have maimed or killed them, according to documents filed in district court last week in Houston.

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Livestream: One on One with Susan Rice

Watch as Boston Globe columnist Indira Lakshmanan interviews Susan Rice, former national security advisor and former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under President Barack Obama, live at the Texas Tribune Festival.

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