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Jimmy Carter

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  • Just when environmentalists think oil age is over, glut occurs

    Like the Great Pumpkin in the classic "Peanuts" cartoon, again this autumn, the Great Peak Oil failed to appear. Instead, we have an oil glut and prices have fallen to below $80 per barrel. Good news to many, but it's also making a lot of people...
  • 'Stand down' homeless event to target at-risk veterans

    An event Saturday aims to provide resources to at-risk or homeless veterans while also raising awareness about homelessness in the community. A homeless "stand down" will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Y. H. Thomas Community Center in...
  • Americans rally 'round Obama's war on Islamic State, but not Obama

    Remember when pundits were worried that Americans had turned isolationist? As recently as August, polls showed big majorities opposed to military intervention in Iraq, Syria or anywhere else. But it only took a couple of beheadings by Islamic State to...
  • Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Abner Mikva, a five-term congressman for Illinois who also served in all three branches of the federal government, was one of 19 Americans awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. "I'm just overwhelmed by the...
  • Veterans share defining moments

    The smell of home fries, sausage patties, eggs and corned beef hash wafted through the Elks Lodge 1706 in Danielson on Nov. 9. The breakfast was free to veterans, but more than that, it was a chance to say thank-you. "It's a chance for us to show our...
  • Is Obama now irrelevant?

    Is Obama now irrelevant?
    Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton's Democratic Party lost control of the House of Representatives in the midterm congressional elections. Thereafter, he felt the need to declare at a press conference that "the president is relevant here." At that...
  • BMA curator highlights five objects from renovated American Wing

    BMA curator highlights five objects from renovated American Wing
    It's the objects people surround themselves with that provide the most telling stories. The paintings on our walls, our furniture, even the plates we use reveal our aspirations, our values — and, at times, our prejudices and fears. The Baltimore...
  • UCF music program, GOP victories and helping Israel: Letters

    UCF music program, GOP victories and helping Israel: Letters
    UCF music's sour note What is the value of a reputation? The University of Central Florida is known for its school of engineering, and many of its graduates enjoy successful careers in that field, but its colleges offer more than just STEM courses and...
  • Jules Witcover: Midterm election was referendum on Obama

    Jules Witcover: Midterm election was referendum on Obama
    Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton's Democratic Party lost control of the House of Representatives in the midterm congressional elections. Thereafter, he felt the need to declare at a press conference that "the president is relevant here." At that...
  • Dems and GOP slug it out for governors' mansions nationwide

    WASHINGTON Democrats knocked a Republican governor from office in Pennsylvania and the GOP gained a governorship in Arkansas, but a dozen gubernatorial races remained too close to call late Tuesday. Even as Democrats faced the prospect of losing...
  • 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...