/ Mar 23, 2015

Obama pays tribute to 'true giant of history' Lee Kuan Yew

U.S. President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and “true giant of history” after Singapore’s first prime minister died aged 91. Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, was an authoritarian leader who transformed the ...

Dec 31, 2014

George H.W. Bush released from hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush was released from a Houston hospital Tuesday after a stay of about a week for treatment of shortness of breath. The 90-year-old Bush left Houston’s Methodist Hospital, was resting at home and is “grateful to the doctors and nurses ...

/ Dec 26, 2014

Former President George H.W. Bush spends Christmas in hospital

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush remained hospitalized on Thursday near his home in Houston after experiencing shortness of breath this week, but was in “great spirits,” his spokesman said. Bush, 90, was taken by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital on Tuesday. Spokesman Jim ...

/ Nov 10, 2014

George W. Bush gives 50-50 odds brother Jeb will run in 2016

Former President George W. Bush is giving even odds about whether another Bush will try to occupy the White House. Brother Jeb Bush, a former Florida governor, is “wrestling with the decision” of running for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, George W. ...