Domestic Breaking News: Obama Honors George H.W. Bush for Promoting Volunteerism

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President Barack Obama on Monday saluted former President George H.W. Bush for more than two decades of efforts to push volunteerism and national service, as the Bush family patriarch sat smiling in a wheelchair at a ceremony in the White House. According to early figures obtained by Reuters, about 10.6 million people tuned in Saturday night to U.S. cable news networks to watch the verdict in George Zimmerman's murder trial, boosting viewership in a usually slow time slot. Attorneys representing accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked the U.S. District Court in Boston to add death-penalty specialist David Bruck to their team, part of an effort to spare the life of their 19-year-old client.

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