FILE - This December 1986, file photo shows first lady Nancy Reagan holding the Reagans' pet Rex, a King Charles spaniel, as she and President Reagan walk on the White House South lawn. The former first lady has died at 94, The Associated Press confirmed Sunday, March 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Dennis Cook, File)

Nancy Reagan, Former First Lady, Dies 94

Nancy Reagan, the helpmate, backstage adviser and fierce protector of Ronald Reagan in his journey from actor to president — and finally dur…