Thousands of Americans waved and cheered along the route of the funeral train that carried George HW Bush to his final resting place in Texas.
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is set to be the next US ambassador to the United Nations, according to US media reports.
A Tennessee inmate in the US has become the second person to be executed in the electric chair in a month after arguing that lethal injections are not humane.
A woman is suing Hilton Worldwide for $100m (£78.6m) after secretly recorded footage of her naked in a hotel shower was placed on porn sites by a blackmailer.
Six US servicemen are missing after two American warplanes collided in midair and crashed into the Pacific Ocean.