Ronald Reagan

FILE - This Feb. 11, 2000 file photo shows former White House press secretary for President Reagan James Brady, left, in  a group photo following a dedication ceremony for the new James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington. From left are, Brady, presidential press secretaries Joe Lockhart (Clinton), Jerald terHorst (Ford), Larry Speakes (Reagan), Mike McCurry (Clinton) and Pierre Salinger (Kennedy). (AP Photo/Susan Walsh/File)

Former White House press secretary Jim Brady dies

  WASHINGTON (AP) — James Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and undertook a personal crusade for gun control, died […]

08/04/2014

Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev

US accuses Russia of violating 1987 missile treaty

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration accusation that Russia violated a key nuclear weapons treaty leaves the future of the 26-year-old accord in question and further dampens President Barack Obama’s hopes to burnish his […]

07/29/2014

13 trees chopped at Anaheim park named for Reagan

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Anaheim police say someone chopped down 13 trees at a city park named for President Ronald Reagan. Police said in a statement Tuesday that the trees appeared to have been chopped […]

07/16/2014

This Dec. 17, 1981 file photo shows President Ronald Reagan pointing to a reporter for the next question during his news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo, File)

Committee approves bill naming peak after Reagan

WASHINGTON (AP) — About the only thing former President Ronald Reagan doesn’t have named after him is a mountain, not one recognized by the federal government anyway. Now, Republican Rep. Joe Heck of Nevada is […]

04/09/2014

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

This photo taken May 10, 2013 shows Cody Wilson holding what he calls a Liberator pistol that was completely made on a 3-D-printer at his home in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American Statesman, Jay Janner)

Congress renews undetectable gun ban for decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — Narrowly beating a midnight deadline, Congress voted Monday to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms that can evade airport detection machines. But Republicans blocked an effort to toughen the restrictions — […]

12/09/2013

The U.S. Capitol building at dusk in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

At 11th hour, Congress debates plastic gun ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is racing toward renewing a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines, just days before the ban expires. But with 3-D printers increasingly able to produce […]

12/03/2013

(AP File Photo)

US trade rep to help light National Menorah

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman will help light the National Menorah near the White House to mark the start of Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish holiday. The ceremony will be held Wednesday at […]

11/27/2013

In this March 30, 1981 file photo, President Ronald Reagan acknowledges applause before speaking to the Building and Construction Trades Department of the AFL-CIO at a Washington hotel. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File)

Reagan’s role in NSA’s hack of Google and Yahoo

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Back when Yahoo was something hollered at a rodeo and no one could conceive of Googling anything, President Ronald Reagan signed an executive order that extended the power of U.S. […]

11/20/2013

The Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

High court will review EPA global warming rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether to block key aspects of the Obama administration’s plan aimed at cutting power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. The […]

10/15/2013

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