Jimmy Carter News
New African American History Museum Holds Few MLK Artifacts
The National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in Washington this weekend aiming to tell the story of black people in the U.S. through compelling artifacts
America 101: Why Do We Have Presidential Debates?
With the first debate just days away, former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau tells us why presidential debates have become so important during elections.
Trump's New Cuba Position Provokes Anxiety on the Island
Donald Trump's threat to undo President Barack Obama's detente with Cuba unless President Raul Castro abides by Trump's list of demands is provoking widespread anxiety among ordinary Cubans
Today in History
Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 20, the 264th day of 2016. There are 102 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 20, 1946, the first Cannes Film Festival, lasting 16 days, opened in France. Among the films honored with the Golden Palm were "The Lost Weekend," ''Brief
The Impact of Debates? It’s Debatable
With the first of three Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump debates around the corner, the quadrennial question comes begging: Do these showdowns matter? The chances for impact seem ripe this year. The two most unpopular major-party candidates in the history of ABC News/Washington Post polls are facing
Powell Discusses Secret Israeli Nukes in Leaked 2015 Email
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell discussed Israel's nuclear weapons capability with a friend in a private email exchange last year that hackers leaked this week
Carter Urges Faith Leaders to Combat 'Resurgence of Racism'
Jimmy Carter says the United States is experiencing "a resurgence of racism" and he's calling on Baptist faith leaders to foster change in their communities
Jimmy Carter : US Politics Causing Division, Must Improve
Jimmy Carter says American politics is at an "all-time low" but "is bound to get better" following the November elections
Jimmy Carter : Latest Scan Monitoring Health "Turned out OK"
Jimmy Carter says his latest brain scan showed he remains healthy. The former U.S. president is speaking Tuesday night at an annual question-and-answer session for supporters of The Carter Center , his human rights nonprofit in Atlanta. Carter is accompanied by his wife Rosalynn. Carter, 91, began