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Three first ladies were on hand Tuesday in California to pay tribute to former first lady Betty Ford, who died Friday at the age of 93. Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton and Nancy Reagan were among the dignitaries to celebrate the life of Ford, who became famous for her Betty Ford Center. Former first lady Laura Bush could not attend, but President George W. Bush was there. Another funeral for Ford will be held Thursday in Michigan, where President Gerald Ford is buried.


Quote of note


"There may simply not be the money in the coffers to do it." – President Barack Obama talking to CBS about what will happen to Social Security checks if the debt ceiling isn’t raised. The battle over the debt ceiling continued Tuesday with no signs of progress.


Hot video


A man dangled off a railing during the MLB Home Run Derby but was caught before falling while trying to catch a ball. Watch the report below.



 


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