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Jimmy Carter

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  • Review: 'Thirteen Days in September' by Lawrence Wright

    Review: 'Thirteen Days in September' by Lawrence Wright
    His closest advisers warned him against it, but President Jimmy Carter decided to risk everything anyhow. He would bring peace to the Middle East. The deeply religious Baptist believed that God wanted him to be the peacemaker "and that somehow he would...
  • Anastasios 'Tom' Kokkinakos, restaurant owner [Obituary]

    Anastasios 'Tom' Kokkinakos, restaurant owner [Obituary]
    Anastasios "Tom" Kokkinakos, a Greek immigrant who later became part owner of a Govans pizza establishment and a restaurant consultant, died Thursday at his Timonium home of heart failure. He was 74. Anastasios Kokkinakos, who was born and raised in...
  • North Korea sentences American to 6 years hard labor for 'hostile acts'

    North Korea sentences American to 6 years hard labor for 'hostile acts'
    North Korea sentenced U.S. citizen Matthew Todd Miller to six years hard labor for committing "hostile acts" as a tourist to the country, a statement carried by state media said on Sunday, as the United States requested his immediate pardon and release....
  • When luxury ruled the skies: Flying in the 1950s and '60s

    When luxury ruled the skies: Flying in the 1950s and '60s
    The check-in queue for Southwest Airlines at Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport snaked beyond the restrooms and the elevator leading to baggage claim, clear past the entrance to the Air Train, before making a dogleg that stretched almost to...
  • Submarine John Warner will stay close to home

    Submarine John Warner will stay close to home
    The Navy christened the submarine John Warner on Saturday in a star-spangled ceremony at Newport News Shipbuilding that paid homage to the elder statesman of Virginia politics and included a hometown flourish. It will be the first Virginia-class...
  • Delray's Spady Museum records history from folks who lived it

    Delray's Spady Museum records history from folks who lived it
    They are pieces of Delray Beach's history told by the folks who lived it. Delray residents have been recording some of their memories for an oral history project, with some of the most compelling clips dating back to the days of segregation. Since...
  • Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew

    Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew
    TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who led a growing mega-state through a period of modernization and public corruption, died Thursday morning. He was 85. A family spokesman said he had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday with ...
  • Is Vladimir Putin insane? Hardly

    Vladimir Putin has enjoyed a stunning variety of incarnations in the American imagination in his nearly 15 years as Russia's leader. He started out as an economic reformer and a budding democrat, held those misapplied titles for years — aided by...
  • Mitchell Berger invests to make climate change a political issue

    Mitchell Berger invests to make climate change a political issue
    Fort Lauderdale’s Mitchell Berger didn’t plan to become a point man in the effort to make climate change a 2014 campaign issue. But he’s there, thanks to a confluence of events. It started decades ago (more about that below)....
  • Charlie Crist says race was a reason many Republicans hated his hugging Barack Obama

    Charlie Crist says race was a reason many Republicans hated his hugging Barack Obama
    Original post | 11 a.m. Updated with Republican and Democratic responses | 11:38 a.m. and 3:25 p.m. The infamous 2009 hug between President Barack Obama and then-Gov. Charlie Crist prompted widespread revulsion among Republicans, and began the...
  • TV talk missing 1980 Cuban context for Texas border crisis

    TV talk missing 1980 Cuban context for Texas border crisis
    I can't believe how much talk about the Texas border crisis I've heard on cable news the last two weeks without any mention of the Mariel boatlift of 1980. This is textbook for what I mean about TV news -- from the network and cable level on down --...