Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama awards former President Bill Clinton the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama opens JFK tribute with freedom medals

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama opened a day of tributes to former President John F. Kennedy on Wednesday by bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on prominent Americans, 50 years after Kennedy was assassinated […]

11/20/2013

This Oct. 29, 2013 file photo shows people visiting the eternal flame at the gravesite of former President John F. Kennedy as it burns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. President Barack Obama will visit the gravesite of John F. Kennedy and pay tribute to two signature initiatives begun by the slain president as the nation observes the 50th anniversary of his assassination in the coming week. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Obama to lay wreath at Kennedy grave

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will visit John F. Kennedy’s gravesite and honor two of Kennedy’s lasting initiatives as the nation observes the 50th anniversary of his assassination in the coming week. Obama and […]

11/16/2013

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton

Obama to honor Clinton, Oprah with freedom medal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will bestow the nation’s highest civilian honor on Oprah Winfrey and former President Bill Clinton. Clinton and Winfrey will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom this year at the […]

08/08/2013

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Finals Watch: Ethics discussion

ATLANTA (AP) — More than two dozen small-college and assistant coaches gathered at the Final Four Thursday for a seminar on ethics as the fallout continued following the firing of Rutgers coach Mike Rice. Talk about timely.

04/04/2013

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Bush: Van Cliburn spread peace through music

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – Former President George W. Bush says the late pianist Van Cliburn spread peace and love through his music. Bush spoke to about 1,400 people attending Cliburn’s memorial service Sunday in Texas.

03/04/2013

Obama to honor Medal of Freedom recipients

(AP) – President Barack Obama will honor a diverse cross-section of political and cultural icons – including former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, astronaut John Glenn, basketball coach Pat Summitt and rock legend Bob Dylan […]

05/29/2012

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