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President George H.W. Bush Eulogized By Son, President George W. Bush, At State Funeral

Former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at age 94, was honored Wednesday at a state funeral at the Washington National Cathedral. George W. Bush, the 43rd president, gave a tearful eulogy of his father, saying he taught his children about the importance of public service and how to live a life with grace, humility and kindness. “He was a genuinely optimistic man,” Bush said. “And that optimism guided his children, and made each of us believe that anything was possible.”  During the final moments of his eulogy, Bush fought back tears, saying “Dad is hugging Robin and holding mom’s hand again.” (referring to George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush’s daughter, who died in 1953 from leukemia at the age of 3.). ...Read Full Story

Wells Fargo Computer Glitch Causes Hundreds Of Mistaken Foreclosures

A glitch by Wells Fargo has led to hundreds of mistaken foreclosures, which means that more than 500 of the bank’s customers lost their homes. The financial institution said that a computer glitch is in part to blame for an error that reportedly led to 545 customers losing their homes. The organization filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission last month, noting that it had incorrectly denied 870 loan modification requests.. ...Read Full Story

Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty In New Deal With Mueller In Trump-Russia Probe

President Trump’s longtime former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty Thursday to lying to Congress about the Russia investigation. The deal is the second that Cohen has reached with federal prosecutors and represents a potential blow to Trump, who continues to discount both special counsel Robert Mueller and inquiries into his campaign’s potential collusion with Russia. Cohen has provided dozens of hours of interviews to the special counsel’s team, according to multiple sources. . ...Read Full Story

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Wins Nomination For Speaker Of The House

House Democrats selected Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as the nominee for speaker of the House on Wednesday in a closed-door meeting with the caucus. The nomination marks a win for Pelosi in her bid to reclaim the leadership position when Democrats take back control of the House in January 2019. She needed only half of the Democratic Caucus to vote on her behalf in order to secure the nomination.. ...Read Full Story