(CNN) - Former President Ronald Reagan, who once started a NASCAR race from Air Force One, was able to posthumously put his mark on the Indianapolis 500 Sunday.
The Reagan Presidential Foundation's seal honoring the centennial of his birth adorned the nose of the car, driven by racer Dan Wheldon that took the checkered flag Sunday.
(CNN) - Mike Huckabee sat in his television studio in New York City Saturday night and announced he would not be running for president.
Instead, he'd continue hosting his weekly show and collecting a Fox News paycheck, playing bass guitar occasionally and making a few speeches around the country. After the live announcement on his TV show, a pre-taped message from Donald Trump aired, with the Donald saying, "a lot of people are very happy that he will not be running, especially other candidates."
Washington (CNN) – After almost 30 years in a mental hospital, John W. Hinckley Jr., the college dropout who tried to kill President Ronald Reagan, is moving closer to the day his doctors may recommend he go free.
According to court records, a forensic psychologist at the hospital has testified that "Hinckley has recovered to the point that he poses no imminent risk of danger to himself or others."FULL STORY
(CNN) - NASCAR's Autoclub 400 this Sunday may be the first time President Ronald Reagan has been honored by anyone going fast and turning LEFT.
The famously right-leaning president's 100th birthday will be celebrated on the track and in the stands at the race in Fontana, California. Sponsored by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation in partnership with Richard Childress Racing, the Reagan centennial seal will be unveiled on the hood of the number 98 car that will be driven in the Sprint Cup series this fall.
(CNN) Thirty years ago this month, John Hinckley Jr. came within inches of killing President Reagan. CNN’s special investigation of the shooting airs this Saturday at 8 p.m. ET, unveiling rarely-seen evidence from the failed assassination, including these photos from the crime scene.FULL STORY
(CNN) Breaking news, 1981-style – It's hard to believe it's been 30 years this month since the failed assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. CNN – less than a year on the air as the world's first 24-hour news network – sprang into breaking news mode to report initial details of the attack.FULL STORY
(CNN) – Former President Ronald Reagan's chief of staff, James Baker, delivered a message to the politicians of today, urging them to work together.
"Ronald Reagan was a master at reaching across the aisle for solutions to our nation's problems," Baker said Sunday on the 100th anniversary of the late president's birth. "We must re-learn that as citizens of a democracy, it is okay to voice our disagreements, but at the end of the day we have to come together to solve problems rather than cynically rely on them for partisan advantage."
(CNN) - The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation passed its $100 million endowment goal Sunday on the late president's 100th birthday.
The milestone is the culmination of over two years of fundraising to ensure the work of the Foundation continues "in perpetuity," according to a press release.
(CNN) – Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin called President Ronald Reagan "one of a kind" and trumpeted his leadership and legacy in a speech at the Reagan Ranch Center.
She appeared Friday at event that was part of the celebration of Sunday's centennial of his birth.
"Today there are a lot of people looking around for the next Ronald Reagan, but he was one of a kind and you are not going to find his kind again. And the Gipper wouldn't want us to spend our time on that anyway," she said Friday evening at the Reagan Ranch Center in downtown Santa Barbara, California.