The national day of mourning was taking place Wednesday.
Wednesday was a national day of mourning for the United States in honor of the late President George H. W. Bush. President Bush died November 30 and a funeral was being held for him in Washington D. C. at the Washington National Cathedral.
On a national day of mourning many businesses are closed as are federal agencies aside from essential workers. That means a number of federal offices are closed, like the post office and USPS deliveries. Schools and courts in some states are open but the Supreme Court has put hearings on hold.
In addition to federal officers, the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ are also closed Wednesday. The NYSE tweeted several times Wednesday to share that it was honoring the late president and used the hashtag #Remembering41 on Twitter as well.

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