Thousands waved and cheered along the route as funeral train No. 4141 — for the 41st president — carried George H.W. Bush’s remains to their final resting place on Thursday, his last journey as a week of national remembrance took on a decidedly personal feel in an emotional home state farewell.
Nomaan Merchant, The Associated Press, Juan A. Lozano, The Associated Press, Will Weissert, The Associated Press
The locomotive was painted to resemble Air Force One, but George H.W. Bush joked that if it had been around during his presidency, he may have preferred to ride the rails rather than take to the skies.
Will Weissert, The Associated Press and David J. Phillip, The Associated Press
Authorities found that the Texas Education Agency failed to ensure an “appropriate public education was made available to all children with disabilities” in the nation’s second largest state, by not fully identifying and evaluating disabled students nor meeting “general supervisory and monitoring responsibilities.”