An actress-turned-first lady. During her more than 50 year marriage, Nancy Reagan was also the most trusted adviser to her husband, former President Ronald Reagan. Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty is out with a new book about her influence, titled…
Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz, a titan of American academia, business and diplomacy who spent most of the 1980s trying to improve Cold War relations with the Soviet Union and forging a course for peace in the Middle…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The brush fire broke out just before dawn in the Simi Valley area north of Los Angeles and grew to more than 400 acres.
By Marcio Sanchez, Gregory Bull, Associated Press
Newly unearthed audio from a 1971 phone call between Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon is raising new questions about Reagan's views on race. What additional context does the new audio offer to historians, as they continue to assess Reagan's record…
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Oct. 21, Nebraskans and other red states will vote in November on the expansion of Medicaid, and Utah draws fans to the annual Moab Music Festival. Also, a documentary tells the journey of three women…
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
The world's financial markets are gripped by fear that an escalating trade rift between the United States and China may inflict far-reaching pain.
By Lisa Desjardins
President Gerald Ford was the first to turn the title of the State of the Union address into a hallmark phrase with a verb.
Given the task of enacting tax reform, congressional Republicans and the Trump administration would do well to look to history.
By PBS NewsHour
Can an ex-president have fun? Atlantic writer Barbara Bradley Hagerty examined the lives of modern presidents to see how they fared in the real world after leaving office in middle age. As part of a collaboration with The Atlantic, Hagerty…
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