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Jimmy Carter celebrating 98 with family, friends, baseball

Oct. 01, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter, already the longest-living U.S. president in history, turned 98 on Saturday, celebrating with family and friends in Plains, the tiny Georgia town where he and his wife, 95-year-old Rosalynn, were born in the years between World War I and the Great Depression. ...

Today in History: October 1, Las Vegas shooting kills 58

Oct. 01, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2022. There are 91 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 1, 2017, a gunman opened fire from a room at the Mandalay Bay casino hotel in Las Vegas on a crowd of 22,000...

Today in History: September 24, "60 Minutes" premieres

Sep. 24, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 24, the 267th day of 2022. There are 98 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 24, 1960, the USS Enterprise, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched at Newport News,...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Sep. 21, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

Greensboro News and Record. September 20, 2022. Editorial: The ACC walks away It wasn’t a question of whether, but when. As expected, the Atlantic Coast Conference is leaving Greensboro for Charlotte, and (as if this wound needed more salt) will...

Family, friends say farewell to former New Orleans mayor

Sep. 10, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Heartfelt stories of a man's courage, generosity, faith and love for his family were heard Saturday as family and friends bid farewell to former New Orleans Mayor Moon Landrieu, whose legacy includes standing against segregation at a time when some preferred the status quo. ...

Obama tells Harvard team basketball was about more than him

Sep. 10, 2022 03:08 AM EDT

Former President Barack Obama told the Harvard men’s basketball team on Friday that the sport taught him “it wasn’t just about me” — a lesson he hoped they would carry with them to other, more consequential, endeavors. “There is something extraordinary about hitching your...

Today in History: September 10, Perry defeats British

Sep. 10, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2022. There are 112 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 10, 1813, an American naval force commanded by Oliver H. Perry defeated the British in the Battle of...

Live updates: Charles back in London as king; queen mourned

Sep. 09, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela offered condolences to the United Kingdom on Friday following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning British monarch. Queen Elizabeth II’s death was headline news in several Latin American countries. ...

'A servant queen': World pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Sep. 09, 2022 15:14 PM EDT

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Across the globe, the death of Queen Elizabeth II has prompted reflections on the historic sweep of her reign and how she succeeded in presiding over the end of Britain's colonial empire and embracing the independence of her former dominions. Tributes...

From Eisenhower to Biden, queen met every US president but 1

Sep. 09, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Horseback riding with Ronald Reagan. Yachting with Bill Clinton. Sipping tea with Joe Biden. Queen Elizabeth II, who died Thursday at age 96, had met every American president since Dwight Eisenhower, with the exception of Lyndon Johnson, who did not visit Britain...