The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP) Yellow Lab retriever Sully, the late former US president’s faithful service dog, lying in front of Bush’s casket (Photo by Evan Sisley / Office of George H. W. Bush / AFP) A military honor guard team carries the casket of former US President George H. W. Bush into the US Capitol during the State Funeral in Washington, DC, December 3, 2018. – The body of the late former President George H.W. Bush travelled from Houston to Washington, where he will lie in state at the US Capitol through Wednesday morning. Bush, who died on November 30, will return to Houston for his funeral on Thursday. (Photo by SHAWN THEW / POOL / AFP)SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images Former US President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush walk from Special Air Mission 41, the plane that carried his father, former US … [Read more...] about What’s closed Wednesday for George H.W. Bush’s funeral, National Day of Mourning?
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Monika Scislowska, Associated Press Updated 8:20 am CST, Friday, November 30, 2018 In this Nov. 21, 2018 photo a miner passes by a lorry at at the Wujek coal mine in Katowice, in Poland's southern mining region of Silesia. The mining industry has long been a source of pride and employment for generations of Silesians. For decades, its rich seams of hard, black coal were used to heat homes and provide electricity across Poland. less In this Nov. 21, 2018 photo a miner passes by a lorry at at the Wujek coal mine in Katowice, in Poland's southern mining region of Silesia. The mining industry has long been a source of pride and employment for ... more Photo: Czarek Sokolowski, AP Photo: Czarek Sokolowski, AP Image 1 of / 12 Caption Close Image 1 of 12 In this Nov. 21, 2018 photo a … [Read more...] about Ahead of climate talks, Poles are divided over coal mining
By Molly Glentzer Published 12:11 pm CST, Thursday, November 15, 2018 Ida Ten Eyck's "Creation," date unknown. Ida Ten Eyck's "Creation," date unknown. Photo: Gerald Peters Gallery / Gerald Peters Gallery Photo: Gerald Peters Gallery / Gerald Peters Gallery Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close Image 1 of 8 Ida Ten Eyck's "Creation," date unknown. Ida Ten Eyck's "Creation," date unknown. Photo: Gerald Peters Gallery / Gerald Peters Gallery Another O’Keeffe finally comes to light at Dallas Museum of Art 1 / 8 Back to Gallery This already sounds like a juicy movie. Hard to believe that the story of painter Ida Ten Eyck O’Keeffe has been almost entirely lost, considering that her … [Read more...] about Another O’Keeffe finally comes to light at Dallas Museum of Art
PUBLISHED: 18:02 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 20:07 13 November 2018 Megan Aldous Goldie Sayers , Team GB Javelin Thrower and one of Suffolk's 100 Inspiring Women speaking at the event Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant This is a list that Suffolk should be proud of - 100 women who are positive role models for future generations, women who have achieved success in a diverse range of fields from business, the arts, sport and education to the third sector.The list was put together by a panel of judges this summer after we asked readers for their nominations. From top left: Jenna Ackerley, Anne Beckett-Allen, Katie Bannister, Jane Basham, Dayle Bayliss, Shayra Begum, Nicola Beach, Adele Bellis and Professor Emma Bond Pictures: WENDY AIKEN PHOTOGRAPHY/EDF ENERGY/BARRY ELEY/PHILIP MYNOTT/SUFFOLK COUNTY COUCIL/UNIVERSITY OF SUFFOLKJenna Ackerley, Events Under Canvas: A Felixstowe girl originally, 38-year-old Jenna now lives in East Bergholt with her husband and … [Read more...] about Meet 100 of Suffolk’s most inspirational women
By David McAninch The New York Times Fri., Nov. 9, 2018 Not long ago, I spent a week walking around Paris. Before you yawn jadedly, let me clarify: I walked all the way around Paris. I began each day by donning a pair of beat-up Sauconys, consuming a prodigious breakfast at my hotel near the Porte Dorée, tucking a notebook and pen into my pocket, and proceeding on foot in a counterclockwise direction along the perimeter of the oval-shaped metropolis. I did not visit the Latin Quarter, the Marais, or Montparnasse. I skipped the Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay and the Eiffel Tower. I neglected to slurp oysters at Le Procope, eat ice cream at Berthillon, or stroll along the banks of the Seine — although I crossed the oxbowed river several times along un-famous bridges. In all, I notched some 55 kilometres (resuming my journey each morning by taking the Métro roughly to where I’d left off the previous day), a trek that included centrifugal … [Read more...] about Paris on foot: 55 kilometres, 6 days and one blistered toe