Fall of the Berlin Wall

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addresses the media during his visit to Bratislava, Slovakia, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Pompeo is in Slovakia on the second leg of a five-nation European tour that began in Hungary and will take him to Poland, Belgium and Iceland. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 12, 2019 - 3:03 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday invoked the 30th anniversary of the demise of communism to implore countries in Central and Eastern Europe to resist Chinese and Russian influence. Speaking on a five-nation tour of Europe, Pompeo said China and Russia pose twin...
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers a speech at the Freedom Gate memorial in Bratislava, Slovakia, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Pompeo on Tuesday invoked the 30th anniversary of the demise of communism to implore countries in Central Europe to resist Chinese and Russian influence. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 12, 2019 - 5:50 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday invoked the 30th anniversary of the demise of communism to implore countries in Central and Eastern Europe to resist Chinese and Russian influence. Speaking in the Slovak capital of Bratislava, Pompeo said China and Russia...
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US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, center, is pictured next to a scuplture of former US President Ronald Reagan at the Liberty square (Szabadsag) in Budapest, Hungary, Feb. 11, 2019. (Attila Kisbendek/Pool Photo via AP)
February 12, 2019 - 5:06 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is invoking the 30th anniversary of the demise of communism to implore countries in Central Europe to resist Chinese and Russian influence. Speaking in the Slovak capital of Bratislava, Pompeo said China and Russia pose twin threats to...
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FILE - In this June 5, 1989 file photo, U.S. President George H.W. Bush holds a news conference at the White House in Washington where he condemned the Chinese crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander, File)
December 01, 2018 - 3:52 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Queen Elizabeth II has expressed sadness at the death of Britain's "great friend and ally" George H.W. Bush. The British monarch said the former president was "a patriot, serving his country...
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FILE - In this June 5, 1989 file photo, U.S. President George H.W. Bush holds a news conference at the White House in Washington where he condemned the Chinese crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander, File)
December 01, 2018 - 3:26 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is ordering federal offices to be closed Wednesday to honor former President George H.W. Bush. Trump signed an executive order Saturday, a day after Bush's death,...
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FILE - In this June 5, 1989 file photo, U.S. President George H.W. Bush holds a news conference at the White House in Washington where he condemned the Chinese crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander, File)
December 01, 2018 - 2:26 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Former President George H.W. Bush will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda next week. The 41st president died late Friday, less than a year after the passing of his wife of 73 years, former...
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FILE - In this June 5, 1989 file photo, U.S. President George H.W. Bush holds a news conference at the White House in Washington where he condemned the Chinese crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander, File)
December 01, 2018 - 1:14 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill are mourning the passing of former President George H.W. Bush. Bush died Friday night at his home in Houston. As president, the Republican had sought a "...
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FILE - In this June 5, 1989 file photo, U.S. President George H.W. Bush holds a news conference at the White House in Washington where he condemned the Chinese crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander, File)
December 01, 2018 - 1:00 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 12 p.m. Israel's prime minister is praising former President George H.W. Bush's "commitment to Israel's security" and "important contribution to the liberation of Soviet Jewry." In a letter of condolences...
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FILE - In this June 5, 1989 file photo, U.S. President George H.W. Bush holds a news conference at the White House in Washington where he condemned the Chinese crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander, File)
December 01, 2018 - 12:01 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 11 a.m. People are leaving flowers and stopping to take photos at the iron gates that lead to the street where George H.W. Bush's home is located in Houston. The gates are closed as the public does not...
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FILE - In this June 5, 1989 file photo, U.S. President George H.W. Bush holds a news conference at the White House in Washington where he condemned the Chinese crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander, File)
December 01, 2018 - 11:37 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, are joining in the tributes pouring in for the late president, George H.W. Bush. They say Bush served his country with "modesty, integrity, and...
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