Franklin D. Roosevelt

FDR’s grandson helps LA kids get into college

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: His grandfather was President of the United States. Ford Roosevelt joins the show to discuss […]

02/19/2014

HealthCare.gov website page featuring information about the SHOP Marketplace. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

Health law not first new program with launch woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Although multiple problems have snarled the rollout of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, it’s hardly the first time a new, sprawling government program has been beset by early technical glitches, […]

12/24/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry, left, U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and her husband Dr. Edwin Schlossberg, right, drink sake during a toast at a reception in Kennedy's honor at the Japanese Ambassador's residence in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Caroline Kennedy sworn in as ambassador to Japan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Caroline Kennedy, the new U.S. ambassador to Japan and daughter of slain President John F. Kennedy, leaves for Japan on Thursday to begin her work to strengthen the critical bond between the […]

11/12/2013

Visitors tour the Georgia home known as the Little White House used by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Warm Springs, Ga. Several members of the Roosevelt family toured the Georgia home Saturday used by Roosevelt as documentary filmmaker Ken Burns previewed parts of his 14-hour film on the Roosevelt's. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Burns explores Roosevelt legacy in new documentary

WARM SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Filmmaker Ken Burns said Saturday that he wants to tell the story of three of the most famous Roosevelts, their strengths and failures, in an upcoming documentary on one of […]

11/02/2013

This image released by ModernTribe.com shows an American Gothic Thanksgivukkah Poster celebrating Thanksgiving and Hanukkah.  (AP Photo/ModernTribe.com)

Gobble tov! American Jews ready for Thanksgivukkah

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a turkey. It’s a menorah. It’s Thanksgivukkah! An extremely rare convergence this year of Thanksgiving and the start of Hanukkah has created a frenzy of Talmudic proportions. There’s the number […]

10/07/2013

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LA students breach school iPads’ security

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took just a week for nearly 300 students who got iPads from their Los Angeles high school to figure out how to alter the security settings so they could surf […]

09/25/2013

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3 things to know about Social Security

When it comes to Social Security, have you heard about the “Viagra benefit”? How about “File and Suspend”? And, are you paying too much to work? Andy Landis of Thinking Retirement explains in this conversation […]

08/16/2013

President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his wheelchair in slideshow released by the FDR Library on YouTube.

Ind. prof finds film of FDR’s secret disability

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana college professor has found rare film footage showing President Franklin Delano Roosevelt being pushed in a wheelchair, depicting a secret not revealed to the public until after his death. Franklin […]

07/09/2013

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A look at key moments in Dow history

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average often makes headlines. But let’s not forget everything else that happened as the Dow has twisted and turned — from The Muppets suing Mickey Mouse to […]

05/07/2013

Actor Ed Asner (AP Photo)

Actor Ed Asner, 83, treated for exhaustion in Ind.

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Ed Asner’s publicist says the 83-year-old actor, who has been touring the country performing a one-man show for more than three years, has been hospitalized with exhaustion.

03/13/2013

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