5 things for April 16: James Comey, Michael Cohen, Barbara Bush
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The "rock" of the Bush clan is in failing health and won't seek any more treatment. Former first lady Barbara Bush, who has been battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure, is being tended to at her Houston home, with a focus on keeping her comfortable. Her family -- including her husband, former President George H.W. Bush -- is with her. A family statement says Barbara Bush, 92, "appreciates the many kind messages and especially the prayers she is receiving."
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Powerful performance, part 1
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Powerful performance, part 2
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RIP, R. Lee
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QUOTES OF THE DAY
"The president is not above the law."
A 1,366-word editorial in today's New York Times urging lawmakers to act if President Trump fires special counsel Robert Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
"I hope to meet personally with the two men who were arrested to offer a face-to-face apology."
Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson, doing damage control after the arrest of two black men at a Philly branch of the coffee chain sparked cries of racial profiling and discrimination.
AND FINALLY ...
A little girl plays her accordion and the cows come a-running.