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After brain surgery, Jimmy Carter returns to hometown church

Former President Jimmy Carter publicly appeared Sunday at the Georgia church where he worships for the first time since undergoing brain surgery in November.


Jimmy Carter hospitalized for urinary tract infection

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a south Georgia hospital over the weekend for treatment of a urinary tract infection, a spokeswoman said Monday.


Jimmy Carter out of hospital after treatment for brain bleed

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after recovering from surgery to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding from a fall.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Former President Carter out of surgery, no complications

Former President Jimmy Carter was recovering Tuesday from surgery to relieve pressure from bleeding on his brain. His spokeswoman said there were no complications from the procedure at Emory University …


Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a hospital on Monday evening for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls, …


Despite fall, former President Carter helps build home

With a bandage above his left eye and a large, red welt below it, former President Jimmy Carter was greeted by a cheering crowd Monday morning as he prepared to …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 95th birthday

Jimmy Carter celebrated his 95th birthday on Tuesday, becoming the first U.S. president to reach that milestone as he continues his humanitarian work and occasionally weighs in on politics and …


UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019

Jimmy Carter claims Russia won Trump the White House

Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is president only because of Russian interference.


Former US President Jimmy Carter has surgery for broken hip

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter broke his hip Monday at his Georgia home, underwent successful surgery and was recovering comfortably, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017

Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

The five living former presidents appeared together for the first time since 2013 on Saturday at a concert to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017

Former U.S. presidents raising money for hurricane relief

The five living former U.S. presidents said Thursday they would team up to create the “One America Appeal” to raise money for storm recovery as Texas and Louisiana seek to …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017

Cecil Andrus, Idaho icon who championed wildnerness and kindergarten, dies at 85

Cecil Andrus, Idaho’s longest-serving governor, former U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Democrat and champion of wilderness and the Idaho outdoors, died late Thursday after a battle with cancer, the night …


UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter out of hospital in Canada

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was back at a Habitat for Humanity worksite Friday, a day after he was hospitalized for dehydration while working with the organization to build homes …


UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017

Jimmy Carter hospitalized for dehydration while building homes in Canada

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was treated at a hospital Wednesday after becoming dehydrated while helping to build houses in Canada for Habitat for Humanity.


UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017

‘Ramblin Man’ Gregg Allman is laid to rest near Highway 41

Southern rocker Gregg Allman was laid to rest Saturday near his older brother Duane in the same cemetery where they used to write songs among the tombstones, not far from …


UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017

Tributes pour in for former national security adviser Brzezinski

Zbigniew Brzezinski’s death at age 89 was announced on social media Friday night by his daughter, MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski. She called him “the most inspiring, loving and devoted father …


Hugh Hewitt: Stumbling presidencies are nothing new

We have seen it all before, the early successes and stumbles, but what is new is the nearly ubiquitous, 24/7 breathlessness of many in the media.


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Shirley Hufstedler, first U.S. education secretary, dies at 90

Shirley Hufstedler, who served as the first U.S. secretary of education following the creation of the department by President Jimmy Carter, has died. She was 90.


Ex-President Jimmy Carter says scans show no signs of cancer

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said a scan of his torso conducted last week found no signs of melanoma, the cancer that doctors discovered last summer in his liver and …


Landers: Andrus stands out rock solid as national conservation leader

When they carve the equivalent of Mount Rushmore for politicians who stuck their necks out for hunting, fishing and conservation, Cecil Andrus deserves to be among the faces in the …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 12, 2015

Jimmy Carter to undergo cancer treatment

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says he has cancer and will undergo treatment at an Atlanta hospital.


Grandson: Carter ’doing fine’ at Ohio hospital

A grandson of former President Jimmy Carter says he is out of a Cleveland hospital after being taken there with an upset stomach.


Executive assistant

Sue Vogelsinger first learned of her boss’s death while reviewing one of his upcoming speeches. The place was Dallas. The date was Nov. 22, 1963. Her boss was President John …


Griffin Bell dead at 90

ATLANTA – Griffin B. Bell, the shrewd Southern lawyer who grew up with Jimmy Carter and later became U.S. attorney general after Carter was elected president, died Monday. He was …