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WASHINGTON (AP) - Ronald Reagan, the cheerful crusader who devoted his presidency to winning the Cold War, trying to scale back government and making people believe it was "morning again in America," died Saturday after a long twilight struggle with Alzheimer's disease, a family friend said. He was 93. He died at his home in California, according to the friend, who spoke on condition of anonymity. The White House was told his health had taken a turn for the worse in the last several...
BOSTON (AP) — Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts, the last surviving brother in a political dynasty and one of the most influential senators in history, died Tuesday night at his home on Cape Cod after a year-long struggle with brain cancer. He was 77. In nearly 50 years in the Senate, Kennedy served alongside 10 presidents — his brother John Fitzgerald Kennedy among them — compiling an impressive list of legislative achievements on health care, civil rights, education, immigration...
ATLANTA - Maynard Jackson Jr., who took on Atlanta's establishment as the city's first black mayor and later helped plan for its role as host of the 1996 Olympics, died Monday in Washington. He was 65. Democratic Party officials confirmed the death, but did not release any details. He had had major heart surgery in 1992 after doctors found six arterial blockages. He was just 35 when he was elected Atlanta's first black mayor in 1973. With a booming voice and wide girth,...
Tim Russert Obituary (AP News)

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tim Russert, who pointedly but...

Paul Wellstone Obituary (AP News)

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic Sen. Paul...

Madelyn Dunham Obituary (AP News)

HONOLULU (AP) - Barack Obama's grandmother, whose...

Elizabeth Edwards Obituary (AP News)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Elizabeth Edwards, who...

Gerald Ford Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gerald R. Ford, who picked up...

Arizona Shooting Victims Obituary (AP News)

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Jack Layton Obituary (AP News)

TORONTO (AP) - Jack Layton, the leader of...

Ann Richards Obituary (AP News)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Former Gov. Ann Richards,...

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