Robert S. Strauss, a consummate Washington power broker, Democratic Party leader and trusted counselor to presidents of both parties, has died. He was 95.
Margaret Thatcher, the former U.K. prime minister who helped end the Cold War and was known as the “Iron Lady” for her uncompromising style, died yesterday. She was 87.
“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” the Weinstein Co. film about a black man who served in the White House under eight presidents, led the weekend box office at U.S. and Canadian theaters with sales of $24.6 million.
The man who sold TV Guide for $3 billion didn’t let guests staying at his winter home watch television.
The two competing U.S. presidential campaigns dueled from opposite coasts yesterday, with both focusing on an issue at a specific locale that they think spotlights vulnerabilities for their opponent.
"I was deeply saddened to learn of Jim Brady's passing."
- Nancy Reagan on Aug 04, 2014