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Jimmy Carter

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  • Even a beleaguered president loves the perks of office

    With President Barack Obama giddily professing his love for Meryl Streep as he fastened the Presidential Medal of Freedom around the famous actress's neck, we wondered what other perks of office this president enjoys. The news has been so wretched...
  • Contractor Alan Gross marking five years in Cuban custody

    Contractor Alan Gross marking five years in Cuban custody
    Four times, Alan Gross traveled to Cuba, lugging with him Internet equipment to connect the island's small Jewish community to the outside world. And four times, he completed his trips to the Caribbean island nation without a problem. With each trip...
  • A View From History

    A View From History
    As part of our 250th year of publication, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things Courant, provides the explanation for the cartoons....
  • Nurses and Ebola, development, and green energy: Letters

    Nurses and Ebola, development, and green energy: Letters
    As a nurse, I understand the confusion and concern about those who are possibly infected with Ebola. However, instead of getting a lawyer and complaining about how her rights have been violated, Kaci Hickox, the Maine nurse in the quarantine standoff,...
  • A deep-rooted reason to root for the Giants -- or the Royals

    A deep-rooted reason to root for the Giants -- or the Royals
    I must confess something. I live in San Francisco, home of the Giants, who just won the World Series. And I'm proud. This is really odd. I have no interest in baseball and only dimly know that it doesn't involve slap shots or birdies. The last time I...
  • Roderick M. Hills dies at 83; head of the SEC under President Ford

    Roderick M. Hills, who led the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under President Ford and concluded that investment companies needed more freedom from regulation, has died. He was 83. He died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore,...
  • NBA Roundup: Jimmy Butler does it for Bulls

    NBA Roundup: Jimmy Butler does it for Bulls
    Jimmy Butler made a surprise return to the starting lineup and made two free throws with 0.2 seconds left to help the visiting Chicago Bulls weather another absence from Derrick Rose in a 106-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night....
  • Democrats have run the economy (and everything else) into the ground

    Democrats have run the economy (and everything else) into the ground
    Was John Hanger's recent commentary supposed be run on April's Fools Day instead of Halloween ("Democrats run the economy better," Oct. 30). Surely his supposed reasoning on the subject of why Democrats run the economy better than Republicans was with...
  • Flag-burning Iranians mark 35th anniversary of U.S. Embassy takeover

    Familiar shouts of “Death to America!” rang out Tuesday as thousands of Iranians gathered to mark the 35th anniversary of the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran by militant students. This year’s commemorations came against a...
  • Carter should count Md.'s votes on Election Day

    Carter should count Md.'s votes on Election Day
    Jimmy Carter travels all over the world seeing to it that other countries' elections are on the up and up. Maybe we should bring him to Maryland on Tuesday to see if Larry Hogan gets a fair count ("Check your ballot," Nov. 3). F. Cordell, Lutherville
  • Republican David Perdue trounces Georgia Democrats' U.S. Senate hopes

    Republican David Perdue trounces Georgia Democrats' U.S. Senate hopes
    Democrats' hopes to play offense in Georgia fizzled Tuesday as their candidates for both U.S. Senate and governor lost to Republicans. Republican and former business executive David Perdue trounced Democrat Michelle Nunn in the race for the open...