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Jimmy Carter

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  • 9th Circuit bans juror exclusion over sexual orientation

    SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court became the first in the nation to rule that prospective jurors may not be excluded because of their sexual orientation, a decision that expands juror protections beyond race and gender and provides legal...
  • Advisory panel calls for end to bulk collection of U.S. phone records

    Advisory panel calls for end to bulk collection of U.S. phone records
    WASHINGTON — A divided Obama administration privacy panel has recommended ending the bulk collection of U.S. phone records, saying the controversial program amounts to an unlawful invasion of privacy that has not made Americans any safer. The...
  • Lesson for Obama: Bush and Clinton show redemption comes with time

    Lesson for Obama: Bush and Clinton show redemption comes with time
    If there is sustenance for President Obama as his popularity plummets, it could be seen twice over the last 24 hours. On Tuesday night, former President George W. Bush, whose name was so toxic that it barely came up in the 2012 presidential campaign,...
  • American jailed in North Korea asks for U.S. help to gain release

    American jailed in North Korea asks for U.S. help to gain release
    PYONGYANG, North Korea -- An American missionary who has been jailed in North Korea for more than a year appeared before reporters Monday and appealed to the U.S. government to do its best to secure his release. The missionary, Kenneth Bae, made the...
  • Larry Speakes dies at 74; served as President Reagan's press secretary

    Larry Speakes dies at 74; served as President Reagan's press secretary
    Larry Speakes, who strained to mediate between a hungry press corps and a media-distrustful White House during six years as President Reagan's press secretary, has died. He was 74. Speakes died in his sleep Friday at his home in Cleveland, Miss. He...
  • Robert A. Pastor, 66, served as a national security adviser for Carter

    Robert A. Pastor, an influential scholar and policymaker who spent decades working for better inter-American relations and democracy and free elections in the Western Hemisphere, died Wednesday at his home in Washington, D.C., after a three-year battle...
  • Why can't Obama run the government as smoothly as his campaign?

    Why can't Obama run the government as smoothly as his campaign?
    WASHINGTON — A year after his reelection triumph, President Obama is facing an awkward question from friends and foes alike: Why can't he run the government as well as he ran his campaign? What with the IRS targeting of tea party groups; the...
  • Obama: Farewell to a bad 2013, bring on 2014

    Obama: Farewell to a bad 2013, bring on 2014
    If a cartoon balloon had floated atop President Obama’s head during his year-end news conference on Friday it would have said, succinctly: “Good riddance, 2013. Here’s hoping for a better 2014.” The president certainly noted some...
  • Why Obama should pardon Snowden

    Why Obama should pardon Snowden
    Former CIA Director R. James Woolsey weighed in last week on the subject of Edward Snowden. Asked about calls of clemency for the former National Security Agency contractor, Woolsey insisted that Snowden should be "hanged by the neck until he is dead."...
  • Janet Rowley dies at 88; scientist pinpointed genetic cause of leukemia

    Janet Rowley dies at 88; scientist pinpointed genetic cause of leukemia
    When Janet Rowley was accepted into the University of Chicago's medical school in 1944, the quota for women was already filled — three in a class of 65. So she had to wait a year. Dr. Rowley made up for that early setback by becoming an...
  • Gallup's most admired men, women: Barack, Francis, Hillary, Angelina

    Gallup's most admired men, women: Barack, Francis, Hillary, Angelina
    The annual Gallup poll of the most admired men and women in the U.S. has come out, and it contains two actors, a queen, a pope, a Pakistani, a talk-show host and a plethora of politicians. Despite the healthcare drama, President Obama held on to the top...