- Meet John Howland, a lucky Pilgrim - and maybe your ancestor Updated: Nov-26-15 1:36 am
BOSTON - John Howland may not be as famous as William Bradford, John Carver and Myles Standish, notable passengers on the Mayflower that landed in Massachusetts in 1620.
- Showtime documetary collects all of the former CIA chiefs Updated: Nov-25-15 10:59 am
NEW YORK - After making a documentary about presidential chiefs of staff two years ago, filmmaker Jules Naudet joked about focusing on another important government job where it would seem next to impossible to get interview subjects to speak candidly, if at all.
- Bill Clinton wins award named after former rival Bob Dole Updated: Nov-23-15 7:53 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - Former President Bill Clinton is the latest recipient of a prize named after the man he defeated in the 1996 election.
- Turkey struts his stuff to get spared the Thanksgiving plate Updated: Nov-19-15 6:00 pm
MODESTO, California - He strutted, he gobbled and he puffed up his feathers like his life depended on it. And it did.
- More than 600 authors featured at Miami Book Fair Updated: Nov-16-15 3:31 am
MIAMI - Calling all bookworms. The Miami Book Fair kicked of an eight-day event Sunday that will host more than 600 authors.
- Retired Judge Pickering to lead Carson campaign in Miss. Updated: Nov-13-15 12:51 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A retired federal judge will be the Mississippi chairman of Republican Ben Carson's presidential campaign.
- Cheney on Clinton's private email: 'She's in big trouble' Updated: Nov-12-15 9:16 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Thursday that he believes Hillary Rodham Clinton set up a private email server when she was secretary of state to avoid having her messages sent to the National Archives.
- CLIMATE COUNTDOWN: When's a warming treaty not a treaty? Updated: Nov-12-15 4:30 pm
WASHINGTON - It's the elephant in the negotiating room that few officials want to acknowledge: Whatever international deal comes out of Paris climate talks, it likely won't be a treaty that needs ratification by a reluctant Republican U.S. Congress.
- Bush biographer lauds ex-president in College Station talk Updated: Nov-09-15 10:32 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The author of a new biography of George H.W. Bush is lauding the former president, saying he left a legacy of service.
- Bush Texas leadership committee includes Texas House speaker Updated: Nov-09-15 7:00 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Jeb Bush's presidential campaign has announced a Texas leadership team that includes his son, Land Commissioner George P. Bush, and state House Speaker Joe Straus.
- George W. Bush to speak at center with father's biographer Updated: Nov-08-15 1:15 am
DALLAS - Former President George W. Bush will speak at his presidential center with the author of his father's biography.
- 4 living ex-presidents join Eisenhower Memorial Commission Updated: Nov-03-15 6:06 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The four, living ex-U.S. presidents are all now on a committee working to commemorate President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
- Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling Updated: Oct-30-15 5:43 pm
WASHINGTON - Medicare said Friday it will pay doctors to help patients plan what kind of care they want at the end of life - an idea more broadly accepted than six years ago, when it touched off a political uproar about "death panels."
- GOP's John Kasich of Ohio puts together Iowa leadership team Updated: Oct-30-15 4:01 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Fresh off an aggressive turn in the third Republican presidential debate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich has put a leadership team in place in the early voting state of Iowa.
- Former President Carter joins Eisenhower Memorial panel Updated: Oct-28-15 12:08 pm
WASHINGTON - Former President Jimmy Carter is joining the advisory committee of the Eisenhower Memorial.