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Jimmy Carter

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  • Post office named for prominent Champaign County attorney

    A post office has been named for a former U.S. attorney who was also Champaign County's first African-American state's attorney. Officials including U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, a Taylorville Republican, dedicated the Campustown post office Thursday for James...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, March 26, the 85th day of 2015. There are 280 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On March 26, 1945, during World War II, Iwo Jima was fully secured by U.S. forces following a final, desperate attack by Japanese...
  • Yehuda Avner, Israeli diplomat and prime minister aide, dies

    Yehuda Avner, a former Israeli diplomat and aide to a string of prime ministers who turned his insider stories about the country's leaders into a best-selling memoir, has died. Avner, who was 86, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer, his family said....
  • Ted Cruz: Principal prodigy or smug unyielding know-it-all?

    Ted Cruz: Principal prodigy or smug unyielding know-it-all?
    Ted Cruz looked out over a sprawling audience of Iowa farmers and agri-business leaders, people who rely on federal subsidies of ethanol, and the man who would be president stuck it to them. "I know you'd like me to say I'm for the renewable fuel...
  • Former President Jimmy Carter meets Saudi crown prince

    Former President Jimmy Carter has met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muqrin during a visit to the kingdom. The official Saudi Press Agency says the two met in a palace in the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Wednesday. The report says they discussed a number...
  • #MedalofHonor facts: 74 Virginian recipients

    It's Medal of Honor day. It commemorates the recipients of the military’s most prestigious award. Seventy-four Virginians, either born or joined the military here, have received the award. Here are some facts you may not have known: March 25 was...
  • A day to honor Virginia's 74 Medal of Honor recipients

    A day to honor Virginia's 74 Medal of Honor recipients
    Wednesday was Medal of Honor Day. It commemorates the recipients of the military's most prestigious award. Seventy-four Virginians, who were either born or joined the military here, have received the award. Here are some facts you might not know:...
  • Evangelist Bob Jones III apologizes for saying that gays should be stoned

    Evangelist Bob Jones III apologizes for saying that gays should be stoned
    In 1980, Bob Jones III, a fundamentalist minister and president of Bob Jones University in South Carolina, visited the White House with other ministers to urge President Jimmy Carter to oppose any extension of the Civil Rights Act to homosexuals.  That'...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'iZombie' on KTLA

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'iZombie' on KTLA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 22 - 28, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES NCIS Terrorists being pursued by Delilah...
  • Archbishop Oscar Romero one step closer to sainthood

    Thirty-five years ago Tuesday, Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador celebrated Mass in the small chapel of a cancer hospital. As he finished his homily and started back to the altar, a rifle was fired from the rear of the chapel. The bullet struck him...
  • March mayhem and morality: a deportation and a sainting?

    March mayhem and morality: a deportation and a sainting?
    This March has seen two related but very different events — one a court ruling supporting the deportation of a man found complicit in many murders; the other an announcement of a move to make an official saint of a murder victim. The victim is...