Jimmy Carter

  • Jimmy Carter Jan 25

    Substitute Teaching a Challenge in Jimmy Carter’s Class

    Every now and then, Sunday school teacher Kim Fuller makes a point during class and the old man sitting on the front pew raises his eyebrows quizzically. That old man is her uncle, former president Jimmy Carter — and Fuller’s unique challenge is to serve as his substitute in the class he usually teaches himself. Fuller is the eldest daughter…

  • Jimmy Carter Dec 30, 2019

    After Brain Surgery, Jimmy Carter Returns to Hometown Church

    Former President Jimmy Carter publicly appeared Sunday at the Georgia church where he worships for the first time since undergoing brain surgery in November.

  • Jimmy Carter Dec 4, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Discharged From Georgia Hospital

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was discharged from a hospital Wednesday after being treated for a urinary tract infection, a spokeswoman said. Carter, 95, was discharged from Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia, Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said. “He said he looks forward to further rest and recovery at home in Plains, Georgia,” Congileo said. “He and Mrs….

  • PRESIDENT Dec 4, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Hospitalized for Urinary Tract Infection

    A spokeswoman says former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been admitted to a south Georgia hospital treatment of a urinary tract infection. Deanna Congileo, a spokeswoman for The Carter Center, said Monday afternoon in a statement that the 95-year-old former president was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus over the weekend. She said Carter “is feeling better and...

  • Officer Nov 30, 2019

    Party Like a Spy: Spookstock Is Intel World’s Hush-Hush Bash

    Sometime earlier this year, one of the most elite social events in Washington took place, but without any fanfare or news coverage.

  • United States Nov 27, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Out of Hospital After Treatment for Brain Bleed

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after recovering from surgery to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding from a fall. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said Wednesday that the Carters “look forward to enjoying Thanksgiving at home in Plains, where he will continue to recover.”

  • Jimmy Carter Nov 27, 2019

    Former President Jimmy Carter Discharged From Hospital After Surgery

    Former President Jimmy Carter underwent a successful surgery to relieve pressure on his brain and was discharged from a Georgia hospital on Wednesday, the Carter Center said.

  • Hillary Clinton Nov 20, 2019

    And the Grammy Nomination Goes To…

    The Grammys are screaming “Cuz I Love You” to Lizzo: The breakthrough singer-rapper scored a whopping eight nominations, including bids for the top four awards, making her the show’s top-nominated act. Lizzo picked up nominations for album of the year with her major-label debut, “Cuz I Love You”; song and record of the year with her anthemic No. 1 hit,...

  • Hillary Clinton Nov 18, 2019

    And the Grammy Nomination Could Go To…

    L may typically stand for “loser” but artists like Lizzo, Lady Gaga, Lil Nas X and Lewis Capaldi are likely to score big next week when the Grammy nominations are unveiled, with expected nods in key categories, from album of the year to record and song of the year.

  • Governor Nov 12, 2019

    Former President Carter Out of Surgery, No Complications

    Former President Jimmy Carter was recovering Tuesday following surgery to relieve pressure on his brain from bleeding linked to recent falls. A statement from his spokeswoman said there were no complications from the procedure, performed at Emory University Hospital for a subdural hematoma, blood trapped on the brain’s surface.

  • Donald Trump Nov 11, 2019

    Still Teaching at 95, Jimmy Carter Draws Devotees to Church

    The pilgrims arrive early and from all over, gathering hours before daybreak in an old pecan grove that surrounds a country church. They come, they say, for a dose of simple decency and devotion wrapped up in a Bible lesson. The teacher is the 39th president of the United States, Jimmy Carter. Nearly four decades after he left office and...

  • United States Nov 3, 2019

    Former President Jimmy Carter Is Back Teaching Sunday School

    Former President Jimmy Carter taught a Bible lesson on life after death Sunday less than two weeks after breaking his pelvis in a fall. Using a walker, the 95-year-old Democrat slowly entered the crowded sanctuary at Maranatha Baptist Church in the southwest Georgia town of Plains. “Morning, everybody,” he said cheerfully.

  • Donald Trump Nov 3, 2019

    Analysis: Iran, US Still Captive to 1979 Hostage Crisis

    The 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran may have ended after 444 days, but both America and Iran still remain captive to a crisis that began 40 years ago. While those held hostage at the embassy ultimately would be released, Iran to this day holds dual nationals and those with Western ties as bargaining chips for negotiating deals. Cries of...

  • Donald Trump Nov 2, 2019

    Iran Student Leader Says He Regrets 1979 US Embassy Attack

    His revolutionary fervor diminished by the years that have also turned his dark brown hair white, one of the Iranian student leaders of the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover says he now regrets the seizure of the diplomatic compound and the 444-day hostage crisis that followed. Speaking to The Associated Press ahead of Monday’s 40th anniversary of the attack, Ebrahim Asgharzadeh...

  • Donald Trump Nov 2, 2019

    Iran Student Leader Says He Regrets 1979 US Embassy Attack

    His revolutionary fervor diminished by the years that have also turned his dark brown hair white, one of the Iranian student leaders of the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover says he now regrets the seizure of the diplomatic compound and the 444-day hostage crisis that followed. Speaking to The Associated Press ahead of Monday’s 40th anniversary of the attack, Ebrahim Asgharzadeh...

  • Donald Trump Nov 1, 2019

    Frozen in Time, US Embassy a Monument to Iran Hostage Crisis

    The U.S. Embassy in Tehran remains frozen in 1979 as the 40th anniversary of the Iran hostage crisis approaches, a time capsule of revolutionary graffiti, Underwood typewriters and rotary telephones. The diplomatic compound was overrun by students angered when Washington allowed ousted Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi into the U.S. for medical treatment. What initially began as a sit-in devolved into...

  • Donald Trump Oct 25, 2019

    President Trump to Attend World Series Game 5 But José Andrés to Throw Out First Pitch

    President Donald Trump says he will watch the Washington Nationals play in the fifth game of the World Series. Chef José Andrés, not the president, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

  • Georgia Oct 24, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Out of Hospital After Treatment for Fall

    Former President Jimmy Carter is out of the hospital where he was treated after fracturing his pelvis in a recent fall at his home, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said in a statement that the former president had been released from Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, was “looking forward to continuing to recuperate at his home in...

  • Governor Oct 22, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Treated for Pelvic Fracture After Fall

    Former President Jimmy Carter had another fall at his home in Plains, Georgia, fracturing his pelvis and going to the hospital for treatment and observation, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo described the fracture as minor. Her statement said that the 95-year-old was in good spirits at the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center after falling on Monday evening,...

  • Governor Oct 7, 2019

    Despite Fall, Former President Carter Helps Build Home in Nashville

    With a bandage above his left eye and a large, red welt below it, former President Jimmy Carter was greeted by a cheering crowd Monday morning as he prepared to help build a home with Habitat for Humanity in Nashville. Carter fell at home on Sunday, requiring 14 stiches, but he did not let his injuries keep him from participating...

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