Gerald Ford

President of Newport News Shipbuilding, Matt Mulherin, left, watches as Susan Ford Bales, daughter of former President Gerald R. Ford, right, christens the Navy's newest nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Navy christens next generation of aircraft carrier

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy christened the USS Gerald Ford on Saturday with the traditional smashing of a bottle of sparkling wine across the bow of the ship — the most technologically advanced aircraft […]


Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, greets host David Letterman during taping for the Late Show with David Letterman, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Jeffrey R. Staab, CBS Entertainment)

Documentary brings together 20 presidential chiefs

NEW YORK (AP) — The only man to hold both jobs says in a Discovery documentary that airs Wednesday that the White House chief of staff generally has more power than the vice president. “I […]


University of Michigan to host Betty Ford tribute

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – The University of Michigan is hosting a tribute next week to former first lady Betty Ford. “The Life and Legacy of Betty Ford, a University of Michigan Celebration” takes place […]


Manson family follower recommended for parole

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A state parole board panel today recommended parole for Bruce Davis, a one-time Manson Family follower who was convicted in connection with two killings in 1969. The decision comes more than […]



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