President George Bush greets South African leader Nelson Mandela on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, June 26, 1990, Washington, DC. Mandela told Bush the support blacks in South Africa have received from the United States, particularly economic sanctions, have been crucial promotin…
The caption for this says "Abraham Lincoln is shown at his debate with Stephen A. Douglas, speaking during his presidential campaign, 1860, in Illinois." However, it is more likely that this was during Lincoln's run against Douglas for Senate in 1858. Douglas won the Senate seat. Those debat…
Democratic presidential nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt is seen at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago giving his acceptance speech, July 2, 1932. (AP Photo)
Barry Goldwater, the GOP presidential candidate four years ago, waves to the delegates and spectator during his speech to this year's Republican National Convention in Miami Beach August 5, 1968. (AP Photo)
U.S. President Lyndon Johnson slams his fist on the podium for emphasis as he tells legionnaires on Tuesday, Sept. 11,1968 that he has rejected a complete bombing halt in Vietnam. President Johnson spoke at the 50th National Convention of the American Legion where presidential candidates Geo…
First Lady Betty Ford holds aloft a campaign button that says "Betty's Husband for President in 76" that was presented to her at the Minnesota Independent Republican party convention on Friday, June 25, 1976 in St. Paul, Minn. Mrs. Ford was seeking support of the 18 at large delegates that w…
Sen. Robert Dole addresses the GOP Convention in Kansas City Thursday, August 19, 1976 after he was nominated as the party's vice Presidential candidate. (AP Photo)
Mrs. Nixon glances up and Vice President Nixon waves to Republican convention from rostrum in Chicago on July 29, 1960. He came before convention to accept presidential nomination. (AP Photo)
INDIANAPOLIS — Two sophomore girls have sued their school
district after they were punished for posting sexually suggestive
photos on MySpace during their summer vacation.
COPENHAGEN — A few pen strokes thrust Kurt Westergaard into the
midst of an international crisis, exposing him to death threats and
an alleged assassination plot.
Public incivility is a hot topic right now. There's a place in
Tucson where a debate has raged for years about where we should
draw the line between obnoxious behavior and harassment, which is
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Cuba is willing to hold talks with the
United States "on any level," Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno
Rodriguez said Wednesday in conciliatory remarks aimed at the Obama
Defense attorneys are neither entitled to the source code for
the breath-testing machine commonly used in DUI cases nor to its
software, the Arizona Court of Appeals based in Tucson ruled this
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Radovan Karadzic's words urging the
destruction of Bosnia's non-Serbs rang out in a courtroom Tuesday
from speeches and intercepted phone calls as U.N. prosecutors
opened their genocide and war crimes case against him.
Halloween trends are telling. Ask Robert Thompson, a pop-culture
expert and the founding director of the Bleier Center for
Television and Popular Culture at Syracuse University.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger typically
attaches a message to bills he signs or vetoes telling lawmakers
why he took the action.
WASHINGTON — Over the next three years, Americans will replace
nearly all their traditional light bulbs with cooler, more
energy-efficient bulbs under a federal mandate designed to curb
power consumption, help the environment and stimulate new jobs in a