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Larry Speakes: Press secretary to Ronald Reagan who later admitted he had put words into the president’s mouth
Friday 17 January 2014
An assassination attempt plunged Larry Speakes into the brightest of national spotlights as chief spokesman for President Ronald Reagan. When Reagan’s press secretary James Brady was severely wounded in the 1981 attempt on the president’s life, Speakes was thrust into the eye of the storm. As White House spokesman for six years, a long tenure in the sensitive post, he was credited with 2,000 news media briefings.
Tuesday 07 January 2014
Tuesday 24 December 2013
The NSA whistleblower, who revealed mass surveillance programmes organised by the US and other governments, broadcast his message on Christmas Day
Wednesday 18 December 2013
Choice of delegates appears a statement on controversial laws in Russia
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Connor Johnson has been obsessed with space since the age of 3, and his petition to the president to save NASA needs some help
Tuesday 15 October 2013
China calls for 'de-Americanized world' not dependent on the dollar as a reserve currency
Saturday 05 October 2013
Republicans and Democrats continue to blame each other as shutdown crisis worsens
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Not all government functions will simply evaporate — Social Security cheques will still get mailed, and hospitals will stay open. But many federal agencies will send their employees home, from the Environmental Protection Agency to hundreds of national parks. Here’s a look at how a shutdown will work.
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Greenback took a hit after Congress and White House failed to reach deal to keep funding administration after current budget year ends
Shutdown looms for US government as Republicans seek to derail Obama's healthcare bill by stripping funding
Monday 30 September 2013
If Congress cannot agree on a spending bill by Tuesday the government will run out of money for non-essential services
Michael Cera, Jennifer Hudson, Jason Derulo, Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys and Jon Bon Jovi: Barack Obama turns to stars to promote his health care law
Friday 27 September 2013
The President uses Hollywood ‘experts’ to explain the details of the Obamacare system
Thursday 08 August 2013
Chat show host Oprah Winfrey, women's rights activist Gloria Steinem and former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee will be honoured with a Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama.
Tuesday 06 August 2013
Doctors discovered the 67-year-old had cholesterol build-up causing a blockage in an artery
US announces plans to transfer two prisoners from Guantanamo Bay as Obama slowly moves towards closing the detention facility
Saturday 27 July 2013
Two prisoners will be transferred out of the controversial prison to Algeria if plans go ahead
Friday 26 July 2013
The public want politicians to feel their pain as incomes fall behind inflation – and to know what they are going to do about it
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
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- 2 The Hobbit: There and Back Again set for possible title change
- 3 Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy attacked as 'sinful'
- 4 24 people applied for the 'world's toughest job', here are their interviews
- 5 Andre Johnson: Wu-Tang Clan-discovered rapper severed his penis and jumped from LA building