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Stories with person: Lyndon Johnson
  • Randy Quaid, wife held in Vermont on fugitive charges story has photos
    Updated: Oct-12-15 4:37 pm

    ST. ALBANS, Vermont - Actor Randy Quaid and his wife were ordered held on $500,000 bail each in Vermont on Monday on charges that they skipped out of the country five years ago after being charged with vandalism in California.

  • Hassan's political philosophy shaped by advocacy for son 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 3:16 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - Democrat Maggie Hassan's career in public service began as a fight to ensure her son Ben, who has cerebral palsy, could participate fully in society. It led to a run for state Senate, then for governor and now, for U.S. Senate against Republican incumbent Kelly Ayotte.

  • 1965 Immigration Act, presented as symbolic, changed nation story has photos
    Updated: Oct-03-15 1:12 pm

    NEW YORK - It was considered a symbolic move - President Lyndon Johnson going to the Statue of Liberty and signing an immigration bill that gave people from every country in the world an equal chance to come to America.

  • National humanities agency marking 50th anniversary 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 3:45 am

    WASHINGTON - An independent federal agency that hands out grants to preserve American culture is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

  • Some notable moments between popes and US presidents 
    Updated: Sep-22-15 10:45 am

    Some notable moments in the nearly 100-year history of meetings between the pope and American presidents:

  • Ad featuring kids, mushroom cloud slams Bennet for Iran vote 
    Updated: Sep-22-15 8:04 am

    WASHINGTON - A conservative group is airing an ad showing kids counting down to a mushroom cloud to slam Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado over the Iran nuclear deal.

  • CIA declassifies trove of Cold War-era intelligence memos 
    Updated: Sep-16-15 6:54 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - As the U.S. and Russia reached the brink of nuclear war in 1962, President John F. Kennedy received top-secret intelligence from the CIA that a new warhead launcher was spotted in Cuba.

  • Cranston knocks on post-'Breaking Bad' career with 'Trumbo' 
    Updated: Sep-14-15 7:33 pm

    TORONTO - Bryan Cranston looks no less gobsmacked the morning after Hellen Mirren, at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of their film "Trumbo," called him "one of the greatest living American actors."

  • Bath Iron Works turns to Gephardt to heal labor wounds 
    Updated: Sep-14-15 5:48 pm

    PORTLAND, Maine - Bath Iron Works has hired a firm led by former U.S. Rep. Dick Gephardt to improve labor relations as the shipyard and its 5,000-plus workers prepare for a stretch that includes a bidding for a Coast Guard contract and shoring up support for Navy contracts, officials said Monday.