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Stories with person: Ronald Reagan
  • Paul Ryan dodges questions, doesn't refer to Trump in stop 
    Updated: May-05-16 5:03 pm

    BURLINGTON, Wisconsin - House Speaker Paul Ryan campaigned for Sen. Ron Johnson in southern Wisconsin on Thursday, but he avoided expanding on his surprise announcement that he couldn't currently support the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump.

  • 3 died in hospital outbreak possibly caused by scopes 
    Updated: May-05-16 2:01 pm

    PASADENA, California - At least three patients died last year at a Southern California hospital in a bacterial outbreak suspected to have been caused by tainted medical scopes, according to a newspaper report Thursday.

  • Correction: California Marijuana Legalization story story has photos
    Updated: May-05-16 1:17 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - In a story May 4 about a campaign to legalize marijuana in California, The Associated Press misspelled the surname of the state's lieutenant governor in one reference. He is Gavin Newsom, not Newson.

  • Virginia GOP lawmakers to sue over felons' voting rights 
    Updated: May-02-16 5:01 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Republican lawmakers in Virginia will file a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's decision to allow more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote in November, GOP leaders said Monday.

  • Will Ferrell 'not pursuing' Reagan film, says spokesman 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 2:15 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Will Ferrell is not pursuing a film project about President Ronald Reagan, a spokesman for the actor said Friday. The actor had read and considered the script for "Reagan" but had never committed to developing or starring in the comedic film, which had prompted a strong family backlash.

  • NC State's 1983 NCAA championship team to visit White House 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 12:21 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - More than 30 years after winning the national championship, North Carolina State's 1983 basketball team finally will meet the president.

  • Progressive era inspired Clean Air, Clean Water acts 
    Updated: Apr-23-16 2:05 am

    MISSOULA, Montana - When Leon Billings was first asked to join a Congressional subcommittee on pollution, he was not interested.

  • You talkin' to me? Cast of 'Taxi Driver' reunites for 40th 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 5:46 pm

    NEW YORK - You talkin' to me? Sorry, not this time.

  • The Western whisperer 
    Updated: Apr-20-16 2:05 am

    CODY, Wyoming - The colored lights were dim and the voice was deep but twangy as the dinner crowd at Cassie's listened between salads and steaks to the craggy-faced, mustached crooner with a well-worn cowboy hat pulled low over his face.

  • The Latest: Clinton picks up at least 135 delegates in NY story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-20-16 12:08 am

    NEW YORK - The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in New York cast their ballots in the state's primary (all times Eastern Daylight Time):

  • Cruz, Trump backers prepare for Georgia delegate fight 
    Updated: Apr-14-16 1:32 pm

    ATLANTA - Donald Trump scored a decisive victory in Georgia's March primary, taking more than half of the state's 76 Republican delegates as part of a dominant showing throughout the South.

  • Trump won SC, but convention delegates eye other candidates 
    Updated: Apr-08-16 2:47 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Billionaire businessman Donald Trump handily won all 50 delegates in South Carolina's first-in-the-South Republican primary in January but that doesn't mean he will keep all that support at the party's national convention.

  • Working man's poet, Merle Haggard lived his life in song story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-06-16 10:22 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Merle Haggard didn't just write great country songs, he lived them.

  • Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-06-16 4:31 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Country giant Merle Haggard, who rose from poverty and prison to international fame through his songs about outlaws, underdogs and an abiding sense of national pride in such hits as "Okie From Muskogee" and "Sing Me Back Home," died Wednesday at 79, on his birthday.

  • Candidates come home as, in a rarity, NY primary matters 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 3:22 am

    NEW YORK - The year's biggest, wildest show is finally coming to Broadway.

  • USS City of Corpus Christi submarine to be decommissioned 
    Updated: Apr-05-16 11:49 am

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Even though forecasters predicted a strong chance of thunderstorms on March 16, 1983, people showed up in droves to Corpus Christi's ship channel hoping to see the submarine named after their city. Some brought cameras. Others brought binoculars. Some even hiked up the Harbor Bridge to see the vessel surface from a bird's-eye view.