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Bush, Clinton attend NCAA championship together

Bush, Clinton attend NCAA championship together

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 8 (UPI) -- Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton enjoyed a night of basketball together at the NCAA championship game between Connecticut and Kentucky.
Aileen Graef
Bill Yosses to leave White House kitchen staff

Bill Yosses to leave White House kitchen staff

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) -- Bill Yosses, the executive pastry chef at the White House, is leaving his post to teach children and adults about eating better in New York City.

Eleanor Roosevelt ranked best first lady

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A poll of historians has again ranked Eleanor Roosevelt the best first lady in American history, with current first lady Michelle Obama ranked fifth.
Laura Bush: First gentleman should 'stand back and be quiet'

Laura Bush: First gentleman should 'stand back and be quiet'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Former first lady Laura Bush suggests that any future first gentleman in the White House "stand back and be quiet."
George W. Bush shows off paintings while traveling on Air Force One

George W. Bush shows off paintings while traveling on Air Force One

Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The flight on Air Force One to South Africa was a crowded affair, with a former president, two former first ladies, and a slew of advisors hitching a ride with the Obamas headed to the Nelson Mandela memorial service.
Gabrielle Levy
Air Force One's impressive passenger list for flight to Mandela memorial service

Air Force One's impressive passenger list for flight to Mandela memorial service

Dec. 10 (UPI) -- As Air Force One took off yesterday for Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa, it carried not only President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama but also former President George W. Bush, former First Lady Laura Bush, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
JC Finley
Bush library logs record attendance day

Bush library logs record attendance day

DALLAS, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas set a single-day attendance record Friday thanks to a new Christmas exhibit, the library's director said.
Former president-turned artist George W. Bush debuts artwork on Christmas ornament

Former president-turned artist George W. Bush debuts artwork on Christmas ornament

Nov. 27 (UPI)--It seems the 43rd president has been busy painting, presenting a portrait he did of Jay Leno to the talk show host on November 20, and then announcing the inaugural debut of a commemorative Bush Center Christmas ornament featuring artwork by George W. Bush.
JC Finley

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
By United Press International
Michelle Obama, Laura Bush compare first lady notes

Michelle Obama, Laura Bush compare first lady notes

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 2 (UPI) -- Michelle Obama said being first lady can be confining "but it's a really nice prison," and former first lady Laura Bush said at least the prison has "a chef."

Obama ends visit to Africa honoring U.S. Embassy bombing victims

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 2 (UPI) -- President Obama ended his African tour Tuesday with a ceremony honoring victims of the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings and voiced confidence about Africa's future.

Obama tells business roundtable: Africa next economic success story

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 1 (UPI) -- Calling Africa the world's "next major economic success story," President Obama said the United States want to share in that success.

Michelle Obama honors victims of 1998 embassies bombings

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 1 (UPI) -- U.S first lady Michelle Obama and Tanzanian first lady Salma Kikwete honored the people killed in the 1998 bombings of U.S. Embassies in Tanzania and Kenya.
Obama arrives in Africa to promote investment, development, democracy

Obama arrives in Africa to promote investment, development, democracy

DAKAR, Senegal, June 26 (UPI) -- President Obama arrived in Africa Wednesday on a mission to boost investment opportunities for U.S. business, address development issues and promote democracy.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 16, 2013.
By United Press International
George W. Bush dedicates library with faith in future of country

George W. Bush dedicates library with faith in future of country

DALLAS, April 25 (UPI) -- Five current and past U.S. presidents spoke at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library that Bush dedicated with faith in the country's future.

Bush library nears completion

DALLAS, March 24 (UPI) -- After more than two years of work, the George W. Bush presidential library, near Southern Methodist University in Dallas, is nearly done, officials say.

Laura Bush empowering Egyptian women

DALLAS, March 8 (UPI) -- Former first lady Laura Bush addressed two groups of Egyptian women on International Women's Day Friday, in Dallas, officials said.
Politics 2013: Michelle Obama's second term as first lady

Politics 2013: Michelle Obama's second term as first lady

First lady Michelle Obama's appearance during the introduction of nominees for the 2013 Academy Award's Best Picture created drama in its own right, prompting some on both sides of the political aisle to wonder about the seemliness her live satellite feed with presenter Jack Nicholson.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Former 'first dog' Barney dies

DALLAS, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Former President George W. Bush's "faithful friend," Barney -- the Scottish terrier who lived in the White House for eight years -- has died, Bush announced.
George W. Bush 'fired up' over Jenna's pregnancy

George W. Bush 'fired up' over Jenna's pregnancy

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President George W. Bush says he is "fired up" to be a grandpa to daughter Jenna Bush Hager's first child.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.
By United Press International
First lady's speech at high reading level

First lady's speech at high reading level

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Michelle Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention was written at the 12th grade reading level, U.S. researchers say.
Obamas welcome Bushes for portrait unveilings

Obamas welcome Bushes for portrait unveilings

WASHINGTON, May 31 (UPI) -- The official White House portraits of President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush were unveiled Thursday to a gathering of family and former officials.

Obama's schedule for Thursday, May 31

WASHINGTON, May 31 (UPI) -- President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will greet former President George W. Bush and his wife at the White House Thursday.
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