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Jimmy Carter

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  • Carter Center receives $10 million to fight river blindness

    Former President Jimmy Carter hopes a $10 million donation to end river blindness in Nigeria where it is most prevalent will help spark a global effort to eliminate the disease. Billionaire philanthropist Emeka Offor of Nigeria announced the donation...
  • Submarine John Warner completes sea trials

    Submarine John Warner completes sea trials
    From a distance, the Virginia-class submarine rose from the water and cruised smoothly toward Newport News Shipbuilding. Its namesake was there in spirit. “I would give anything to be on the submarine right now,” said John Warner, his voice...
  • As American Pharoah carries weight of sport into Belmont, Triple Crown series again lives up to hype

    When American Pharoah breaks from the gate at Belmont Park on Saturday, he'll be carrying more than jockey Victor Espinoza on his broad shoulders. He'll also have to lug 37 years worth of baggage around the track on his 1 ½-mile run for horse racing's...
  • Politicians' foundations not new

    The Clinton Foundation has received significant attention lately with former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's interest in becoming president. The foundation was set up soon after former President Bill Clinton left office in 2000. It...
  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership is making for strange political bedfellows

    In a case of strange bedfellows, many Republican presidential hopefuls are allying with President Barack Obama on his major trade initiative. Stranger yet, some Republican contenders are attacking Hillary Clinton for not supporting the president. The...
  • Will Obama ever convene a White House jazz summit?

    Will Obama ever convene a White House jazz summit?
    Seven years ago, when an Illinois senator was elected president of the United States, jazz lovers hoped he might bring their music to the White House. It had been a long time – 15 years, to be exact – since President Bill Clinton had...
  • In Republican stronghold, worries about end of Obamacare

    In Georgia's Gwinnett County where Republicans rule, few really love Obamacare. Few want to lose it either. In parts of the county, about 1 in 8 people get insurance from the federal health-care program, making Gwinnett, near Atlanta, one of the...
  • 'American Pharoah' Breaks The Triple Crown Drought

     'American Pharoah' Breaks The Triple Crown Drought
    ELMONT, N.Y. — The masses of people who swept into Belmont Park Saturday on a beautiful, sunny June afternoon hoped that they might witness history. Twelve times since 1978, Belmont crowds had hoped they would see a Triple Crown winner in the...
  • Our say: An elusive crown again within reach

    Our say: An elusive crown again within reach
    If elite racehorses could have stall-to-stall bull sessions, you can imagine the conversation. "Do you know there's a Super Bowl champion every year? Every single year? Same deal for this thing they call the 'World Series' — although they don't...
  • New in paperbacks: 'The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels' by Edward St. Aubyn

    New in paperbacks: 'The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels' by Edward St. Aubyn
    The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn, Picador, 880 pages, $30 All five of St. Aubyn's Patrick Melrose novels — "Never Mind," "Bad News," "Some Hope," "Mother's Milk" and "At Last" — are collected in this one, unabridged...
  • Jimmy Carter falls ill in Guyana, returns to U.S. early

    Jimmy Carter falls ill in Guyana, returns to U.S. early
    Former President Jimmy Carter returned to the United States from Guyana on Sunday after becoming ill. A statement released by Carter's nonprofit foundation, the Carter Center, did not offer much about the 39th president's condition. It said he "was...