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Jimmy Carter

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  • 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...
  • Saving the Salton Sea: Do it for the birds

    To the editor: Thank you for your plea to save the Salton Sea. I would have gone further in emphasizing its importance to birds, not just in migration, but year-round. ("Saving the Salton Sea is smart environmental policy," editorial, March 15) Just...
  • Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art

    Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art
    1891: Born Archibald John Motley Jr. in New Orleans on Oct. 7 to Mary Huff Motley and Archibald John Motley Sr. 1894: Motley family moves to Chicago. 1914-18: Motley studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's pardoned from military...
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals first guests, premiere date for 'StarTalk' show

    Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals first guests, premiere date for 'StarTalk' show
    Everybody's favorite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, is entering the late-night fray in April with a TV version of his hit podcast, "StarTalk." And now we know he'll be joined by an eclectic array of guests on his first few shows. President Jimmy...
  • Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work

    Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work
    MILWAUKEE — When former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush joined the incumbent president, Bill Clinton, at the 1994 funeral of former president Richard Nixon in Yorba Linda, Calif., it had been more than two...
  • Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history

    Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history
    With President Obama expected to choose the site for his library in coming months, Chicagoans have been engaged in a bitter fight over a proposal to place it in a public park. But this is not the first time a presidential library has been at the center of...
  • Arthur L. Alarcon, 9th U.S. Circuit's first Latino judge, dies at 89

    Arthur L. Alarcon, 9th U.S. Circuit's first Latino judge, dies at 89
    Arthur L. Alarcon, the first Latino appointed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, died Wednesday at his Pacific Palisades home. He was 89. He was recently diagnosed with cancer, according to a court statement. The native Angeleno and son of a...
  • Grammys 2015: At MusiCares gala, Bob Dylan overshadows his admirers

    Grammys 2015: At MusiCares gala, Bob Dylan overshadows his admirers
    Not surprisingly given the honoree, a sense of mystery ran through the first 90 or so minutes of the annual Grammy-week MusiCares Person of the Year fundraising gala. As acts including Bonnie Raitt, Los Lobos, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Norah Jones,...
  • Renewable energy is a California success story

    Renewable energy is a California success story
    In 2011, Solyndra, a California-based solar panel manufacturer, defaulted on a $535-million federal loan and went bankrupt. Critics argued that this proved renewable energy was hopelessly impractical and expensive and that federal and state policies to...
  • Whale watching now year-round activity in San Diego

    Whale watching now year-round activity in San Diego
    Once limited to the winter months, whale watching off San Diego is now a year-round activity that comes with a guarantee of a sighting. On a recent day on the Pacific Ocean, it took just less than an hour away from the dock for Capt. Troy Sears to...
  • Bush cropped out of Selma photo

    Bush cropped out of Selma photo
    I am disappointed that the Associated Press photograph of the Selma bridge march on the front page of the Sunday edition was edited to remove all but a forearm of former President George W. Bush as he marched with President Barack Obama ("President...