12:40 AM EDT 08/25/2014
Originally posted 08/08/2014 07:30PM
This week's death of former White House press secretary James Brady, who survived a gunshot wound to the head in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has been ruled a homicide by a medical examiner, District of Columbia police said Friday.
Originally posted 08/04/2014 02:15PM
Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr James Brady, the former White House press secretary who survived a shot in the head during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, died Monday. He was 73.
Originally posted 02/17/2014 10:00AM
Presidents Day is a time of solemn reflection on our nation's highest elected office. It's also a great opportunity to marvel at past presidents' funniest off-the-cuff remarks.
Originally posted 06/14/2004 08:00AM
The 747 carrying Ronald Reagan's casket – along with his widow Nancy, members of his family and such dignitaries as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher – did a quick flyover of the 40th President's childhood home of Tampico, Ill., Time magazine reports.
Originally posted 06/11/2004 03:25PM
Shortly before 3 p.m. ET, Ronald Reagan left Washington for the last time, as Air Force One carried his casket back to California for a sunset burial before 700 family members, close friends and associates.
Originally posted 06/11/2004 08:05AM
President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush paid their respects to the late President Ronald Reagan on Thursday, visiting the 40th President's flag-draped coffin in the Capitol Rotunda.
Originally posted 06/10/2004 12:00PM
The end was near. After watching as the spark slowly faded from his eyes and listening as his voice finally fell silent, the family of Ronald Reagan gathered at his house in Bel Air in the last days of May. The former President, said his doctors, now had pneumonia in addition to his Alzheimer's. A matter of days, they said, maybe a week.
Originally posted 06/10/2004 08:00AM
Ronald Reagan returned to the nation's Capitol Wednesday for a solemn ceremony in which Congress and others bid their farewell to the Chief.
Originally posted 06/09/2004 08:00AM
Some 100,000 mourners – including current Democratic presidential hopeful John Kerry – reverentially filed past the flag-draped casket of former President Ronald Reagan at his hilltop library in Simi Valley, Calif., on Tuesday.
Originally posted 06/08/2004 08:15AM
Accompanied by her once-estranged daughter Patti Davis, tearful former First Lady Nancy Reagan placed her hands and head to the flag-draped casket of her late husband Ronald Reagan at the presidential library in California's Simi Valley Monday.
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