The nation in brief

Posted: December 30, 2012 at 3:38 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “It’s historic.We’ve waited our entire lives for this.” Steven Bridges, 42, who exchanged vows with his partner Michael Snell, 53, in Portland, Maine, on Saturday, the first day gay marriage was allowed in the state Article, this page Bush moved out of intensive care HOUSTON — Former President George H.W. Bush’s condition continued to improve Saturday, prompting doctors to move him out of intensive care, a spokesman said.

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