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Jimmy Carter

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  • Former President Jimmy Carter to discuss human trafficking, sign copies of book

    Clark Atlanta University officials say they're hosting a discussion on human trafficking featuring former President Jimmy Carter. Officials say Carter will speak in the university's student center Friday at 1 p.m. before signing copies of his book "A...
  • Free entrance to national parks during Presidents Day weekend

    Free entrance to national parks during Presidents Day weekend
    National parks will waive entrance fees Saturday through Monday in honor of Presidents Day weekend. It's the longest fee-free period of the year for national parks. The free admission applies to more than 400 parks nationwide, including Yosemite, Joshua...
  • Brian Williams suspended amid Iraq war scandal

    An exaggerated tale of combat in which no one was injured has proved injurious to the career of Brian Williams, who was suspended for six months without pay from his post at the top-rated “NBC Nightly News.” The swift punishment for Williams...
  • Life-and-death decisions will await Jeb, Hillary

    Life-and-death decisions will await Jeb, Hillary
    Presidents have to make more life-and-death decisions than anyone can be prepared for. Franklin Delano Roosevelt made such decisions on a daunting global scale. Harry Truman decided to drop atomic bombs on civilians. Dwight Eisenhower, the modern...
  • Five presidents

     
    Nov. 4, 1991: Five U.S. Presidents attend the dedication ceremony of the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley. From left: George H. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon pose for the media....
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2015. There are 315 days left in the year. This is the Lunar New Year of the Goat. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 19, 1945, Operation Detachment began during World War II as some 30,000 U.S. Marines...
  • The state of his union, or: The dream palace of B. Obama

    The state of the Union may vary from time to time -- good, bad, fair to middlin', even perilous -- but on this, his sixth State of the Union address, the chief executive's view of it remains remarkably the same as it was on his first: detached. Mainly...
  • Appeasement as narcissism

    Members of the Obama administration have insisted that the Taliban are not terrorists. Those responsible for the recent Paris killings are not radical Islamists. The Muslim Brotherhood is largely secular. Jihad is a "legitimate tenet of Islam." And...
  • Highland Park family tackles addiction on multiple fronts

    Highland Park family tackles addiction on multiple fronts
    After losing their son Jordan to a heroin overdose in early 2014, Mark and Julie Filler made the courageous choice to bring the family's eight-year battle into the open with the hope of preventing similar tragedies. The Highland Park family is about...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: Not your father's (or grandfather's) GOP field

    WASHINGTON None of the top-tier GOP contenders for the party's presidential nomination have formally entered the race yet, but it's already clear the field will be unique in the party's modern campaign history. Most Republican fields since 1952 have...
  • Celebrating the day Mandela walked free 25 years ago

    Few events bring together the entire world in collective celebration. Feb. 11, 1990, was such a day, when Nelson Mandela walked out of prison after 27 years of incarceration. By the mid-1980s, the struggle to free Mandela and other South African...