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Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter hospitalized again

Dec 03, 2019 - 7:47 AM

A statement from the Carter Center says the former US president 'was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia, this past weekend'

AILING. In this file photo taken on March 25, 2018 former U.S. President Jimmy Carter smiles during a book signing event for his new book 'Faith: A Journey For All' at Barnes & Noble bookstore in Midtown Manhattan, March 26, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images North America/AFP

'No complications' from Carter surgery for brain pressure

Nov 12, 2019 - 11:39 PM

A statement from the Carter Center says the 95-year-old Nobel laureate will remain in hospital 'as long as advisable for observation'

'NO COMPLICATIONS.' File picture taken September 6, 2012 shows former US president Jimmy Carter. File photo by Jewel Samad/AFP

Jimmy Carter hospitalized for procedure to relieve brain pressure

Nov 12, 2019 - 10:52 AM

(UPDATED) The Carter Center says in a statement, the former US president 'was admitted to Emory University Hospital this evening for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls'

SURGERY. File photo of former US president at the Maranatha Baptist Church on November 2016 in Plains, Georgia. Shutterstock.com

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter hospitalized after another fall

Oct 22, 2019 - 9:40 PM

The fall is Carter's second this month. He injured his head October 6 in a fall at his home

Former US President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter arrive for the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / SAUL LOEB

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter's advice for Trump? Tweet less

Oct 09, 2019 - 8:33 AM

'My advice to him would be to tell the truth... and also to cut back on his Twitter feeds,' says Carter during an interview by MSNBC

(FILES) - File picture taken September 6, 2012 shows former US president Jimmy Carter delivering a keynote address during the 16th annual conference of Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) in Washington, DC. Former US president Carter said August 12, 2015 that recent surgery had shown he has cancer and that it has spread from his liver. The 39th president recently underwent surgery to remove a small mass from his liver. "That procedure revealed that I have cancer that now is in other parts of my body. I will be rearranging my schedule as necessary so I can undergo treatment," he said, in a brief statement. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter undergoes surgery after fall

May 14, 2019 - 5:15 AM

'He is recovering comfortably from surgery to repair a broken hip,' says the Carter Center

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 30: Former president Jimmy Carter prior to the game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Cincinnati Bengals at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on September 30, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Scott Cunningham/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. presidents lead tributes to 'America's pastor' Billy Graham

Feb 22, 2018 - 1:08 PM

Donald Trump orders American flags to be flown at half-staff at the White House and other US public buildings and facilities on the day of Graham's interment

REVERED REVEREND. In this file photo taken on October 07, 2004 The Rev. Billy F. Graham speaks to the crowd on a rainy night at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Larry W Smith/Getty Images/AFP

Former U.S. presidents take stage at hurricane benefit concert

Oct 22, 2017 - 11:24 AM

Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter appear together, praising Americans for their willingness to help fellow citizens and urging them to do more

UNITED. (L-R) Former US Presidents, Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama attend the Hurricane Relief concert in College Station, Texas, on October 21, 2017. Jim Chapin/AFP

Former US president Carter released from Canada hospital

Jul 14, 2017 - 10:30 PM

The ex president suffers a brief health scare while helping to build a house at a Habitat for Humanity construction site

JIMMY CARTER. President Jimmy Carter presents an award during the 53rd annual ASCAP Country Music awards in November 2015. File photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP

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Hillary Clinton to attend Trump's presidential inauguration

Jan 04, 2017 - 7:13 AM

Hillary Clinton will attend with her husband former President Bill Clinton

In this file photo, Hillary Clinton speaks at the Children's Defense Fund Beat the Odds Celebration at the Newseum in Washington on November 16, 2016. Yuri Gripas/AFP

Miriam Santiago: Like Jimmy Carter, I can beat cancer

Dec 08, 2015 - 3:09 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago hails the announcement of former US President Jimmy Carter that his recent brain scan found no sign of cancer

FIGHTING CANCER. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago (right) says she can beat cancer, like former US President Jimmy Carter. Santiago's photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler; Carter's photo from public domain

Ex-US president Carter declares he's free of cancer – reports

Dec 07, 2015 - 3:28 AM

Went for an MRI this past week and they didn t find any cancer at all in the brain Carter tells church parishioners in his native Georgia on Sunday

File photo of President Jimmy Carter presenting an award during the 53rd annual ASCAP Country Music awards in November 2015. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP

Former US president Carter reveals he has cancer

Aug 13, 2015 - 8:43 AM

President Barack Obama is among those who voice their support wishing his predecessor a fast and full recovery

File picture taken September 6, 2012 shows former US president Jimmy Carter delivering a keynote address during the 16th annual conference of Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) in Washington, DC. Jewel Samad/AFP

Imperial presidencies and the art of institutional combat

Jul 19, 2014 - 10:30 AM

The battle between Aquino and the Supreme Court and Obama and the House of Representatives are not maneuvers and counter maneuvers by people thirsty for power They are more the inevitable result of institutional combat

TRIVIA: US presidential visits to PH

Apr 24, 2014 - 11:04 PM

The Philippines has received 10 American presidents 6 of them sitting presidents at the time of their visit

'Elders' urge end to impunity for Myanmar unrest

Sep 26, 2013 - 5:12 PM

Former world leaders led by ex US president Jimmy Carter appeal for an end to impunity over a wave of anti Muslim attacks in Myanmar

Jimmy Carter: 'No plans' to visit North Korea

May 02, 2013 - 10:33 PM

Former President Jimmy Carter s spokesperson Deanna Congileo says the former US head of state has not received an invitation and had no plans to visit North Korea

NO PLANS. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says he has no plans to visit North Korea after reports said he would be willing to help negotiate with North Korea if asked by the U.S. President barack Obama's administration. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP