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‘Let’s have some music’: Elton John plays White House
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The White House South Lawn was transformed into a musical lovefest Friday night as Elton John played a farewell gig to honor everyday “heroes” like teachers, nurses and AIDS activists.
Braves 'plan to be back' to White House again
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Carrying on the tradition of celebrating a championship at the White House, the 2021 World Series champion Atlanta Braves were honored by President Joe Biden on Monday in Washington, D.C.
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'Let's have some music': Elton John plays White House
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Elton John transformed the White House South Lawn into a musical lovefest Friday night as he played a farewell gig to honor everyday “heroes” like teachers, nurses and AIDS activists. But as it turns out, the event was also to…
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'Let's have some music': Elton John plays White House
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WASHINGTON (AP) — “God bless you, let’s have some music,” said Elton John. With that, the White House South Lawn was transformed into a musical lovefest Friday night as John played a farewell gig to honor everyday “heroes” like teachers, nurses and AIDS activists. But as it turns out, the event was also to honor the 75-year-old British...
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Jill Biden honors Jacqueline Kennedy's preservation legacy
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First lady Jill Biden has paid tribute to predecessor Jacqueline Kennedy for her pivotal role in preventing the teardown of historic buildings on iconic Lafayette Square near the White House decades ago. Biden on Friday helped the White House Historical…
White House to open gates for autumn garden tours
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Fall is in the air at the White House, and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is opening its gates to the public for its annual autumn garden tours. The gardens and South Grounds will be open to visitors on Oct. 8 and 9, the White House announced Tuesday. The free tours are open to the public, but...
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White House: New rule will show 'true cost' of plane tickets
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will announce a new initiative Monday that will eventually allow consumers to see a more complete price on airline tickets — including baggage and change fees — before they buy, as the White House continues to search for ways to lower costs for Americans amid persistently high inflation. The White House...
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White House hosts local officials, touts impact of policies
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Thursday launched a new effort to show local governments what it can do for their communities, hosting North Carolina officials to highlight funding opportunities and hear firsthand how coronavirus relief, infrastructure dollars and other policies are faring locally. The event reflects an expansion of the use...
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Military Aide Arrested After Bringing Gun to White House: Secret Service
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A military aide was arrested Thursday after he brought a loaded gun to an entrance of the White House, the United States Secret Service confirms to News4. Patrick Tansey, 54, was charged with carrying a pistol without a license, The Washington Post was first to report. Tansey works at the White House military office and is authorized and...
Elton John plays White House lawn as part of farewell tour
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Elton John says he has played in some beautiful venues, but the stage in front of the White House on Friday, beneath a massive tent on a perfect autumn night, was “probably the icing on the cake.” President Joe Biden…
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