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Former President George H.W. Bush and wife hospitalized

Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted Wednesday to the intensive care unit of a Houston hospital with pneumonia, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution after suffering fatigue and coughing, a spokesman said.

National

Earth smashes temperature record for the third straight year

Scientists reported on Wednesday that the Earth reached its highest temperature on record in 2016 – trouncing a record set only a year earlier, which beat one set in 2014. It is the first time in the modern era of global warming data that temperatures have blown past the previous record three years in a row.

Videos

These women shattered ceilings, here's their message for you

American women have come far since the first women's rights convention in 1848. The first female conductor, speaker of the house, astronaut to walk in space, chess grandmaster and others explain what it was like to break the glass ceiling in their field, and what is next for America's women.
Natalie Fertig, Patrick Gleason, Ali Rizvi McClatchy
These women shattered ceilings, here's their message for you 6:33

These women shattered ceilings, here's their message for you

Watch as explosives send bridge into icy waters of Missouri River 1:42

Watch as explosives send bridge into icy waters of Missouri River

The worst red-light runners in 2016 1:36

The worst red-light runners in 2016

Watch killer whales feast on a shark off California's Central Coast 3:43

Watch killer whales feast on a shark off California's Central Coast