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George H. W. Bush

George H. W. Bush

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…

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Images from past presidential debates

Images from past presidential debates

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…

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic presidential nominee Franklin D. Roosevelt is seen at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago giving his acceptance speech, July 2, 1932. (AP Photo)

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Republican National Conventions: A look back

Republican National Conventions: A look back

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)

August 25, 2012 6:33 pm
Republican National Conventions: A look back

Republican National Conventions: A look back

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…

August 25, 2012 6:33 pm
Republican National Conventions: A look back

Republican National Conventions: A look back

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…

August 25, 2012 6:34 pm
Republican National Conventions: A look back

Republican National Conventions: A look back

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)

August 25, 2012 6:34 pm
Republican National Conventions: A look back

Republican National Conventions: A look back

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)

August 25, 2012 6:32 pm

Teens sue district over punishment for racy pics

INDIANAPOLIS — Two sophomore girls have sued their school district after they were punished for posting sexually suggestive photos on MySpace during their summer vacation.

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Muhammad cartoonist remains defiant

Muhammad cartoonist remains defiant

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.

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Disagreement is no excuse for harassing someone

Disagreement is no excuse for harassing someone

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 illegal.

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Cuban foreign minister says island is ready for talks with US

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 administration.

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Software for DUI test ruled off limits

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 week.

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Prosecution uses Karadzic's tirades against Muslims

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.

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Halloween a bastion of free speech

Halloween a bastion of free speech

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.

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Halloween a bastion of free speech

Halloween a bastion of free speech

 

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Schwarzenegger sends lawmaker special veto message

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger typically attaches a message to bills he signs or vetoes telling lawmakers why he took the action.

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President pushes growing clean-energy technology

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 "greener" future.

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