Jimmy Carter

US President Barack Obama with former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter (l-r), at dedication of George W. Bush Presidential Center, Dallas (AP Photo)

Presidents praise George W. Bush at new library

DALLAS (AP) — Presidents past and present lionized one of their own Thursday, putting politics aside as President George W. Bush dedicated the library that documents his place in history. President Barack Obama praised his […]

04/25/2013

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Speedometer top speed often exceeds reality

DETROIT (AP) — The speedometer on the Toyota Yaris says the tiny car can go 140 miles per hour. In reality, the bulbous subcompact’s 106-horsepower engine and automatic transmission can’t push it any faster than 109.

02/28/2013

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Gun dealers challenge rifle reporting requirement

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for two Arizona gun dealers says that the Obama administration overstepped its legal authority when it required dealers in Southwestern border states to report when customers buy multiple high-powered rifles.

01/09/2013

Jimmy Carter says Mideast peace is 'vanishing'

JERUSALEM (AP) – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says the prospect of an Israel-Palestinian peace accord is “vanishing.” Speaking in Jerusalem Monday, Carter called the current situation catastrophic. He condemned Israel’s West Bank settlement construction […]

10/22/2012

Muhammad Ali named 2012 Liberty Medal recipient

(AP) – Boxing great Muhammad Ali is the recipient of the 2012 Liberty Medal. Ali will receive the medal in a ceremony on Sept. 13 in Philadelphia at the National Constitution Center on Independence Mall. […]

07/05/2012

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