Jimmy Carter back in hospital to treat infection

U.S. 12/03/19, 06:40

Former President Jimmy Carter was back in the hospital over the weekend for treatment for a urinary tract infection, the Carter Center announced Monday, Dec. 2. "Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia, this past weekend for treatment for a urinary tract infection," ...

Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery

U.S. 11/11/19, 21:33

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a hospital on Monday evening for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls, his spokeswoman said. The procedure is scheduled for Tuesday morning at Emory University Hospital, Deanna Congileo said in a statement. Carter, 95, ...

Still teaching at 95, Jimmy Carter draws devotees to church

U.S. 11/11/19, 01:16

The pilgrims arrive early and from all over, gathering hours before daybreak in an old pecan grove that surrounds a country church. They come, they say, for a dose of simple decency and devotion wrapped up in a Bible lesson. The teacher is the 39th president of the United States, Jimmy ...

Jimmy Carter says he’s ‘at ease’ with dying and believes in life after death

U.S. 11/03/19, 19:42

Former President Jimmy Carter taught a Bible lesson on life after death Sunday less than two weeks after breaking his pelvis in a fall. Using a walker, the 95-year-old Democrat slowly entered the crowded sanctuary at Maranatha Baptist Church in the southwest Georgia town of Plains. "Morning, everybody," he said cheerfully. Former U.S. ...

Jimmy Carter hospitalized after fall at Georgia home

U.S. 10/22/19, 10:21

Former President Jimmy Carter had another fall at his home in Plains, Georgia, fracturing his pelvis and going to the hospital for treatment and observation, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo described the fracture as minor. Her statement said that the 95-year-old was in good spirits at the ...

Jimmy Carter, who served as America’s 39th president, is 95 today

U.S. 10/01/19, 13:30

Jimmy Carter, who served as America's 39th president, turns 95 today. He is the oldest living former president of the United States, a title once held by the late George H. W. Bush, who died at 94 late in 2018. Through the Carter Center website, people can leave President Carter a birthday ...

Russians interfered in 2016 election, says Former President Carter

Opinion 07/01/19, 09:58

Opinion A lot people have taken shots at President Donald Trump since he was elected, but on Friday, June 28, we entered uncharted territory. Former president and elder statesman Jimmy Carter said, at a public event, “Trump didn't actually win the election in 2016. He lost the election, and was put into ...

Trump dismisses Carter’s attacks on his legitimacy

Politics 06/29/19, 13:22

President Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed Jimmy Carter's swipe at the legitimacy of his election and said the charge was nothing more than a "Democrat talking point." Trump said he was surprised by Carter's comments alleging that Russian interference in the 2016 election was responsible for putting Trump in the White ...

Jimmy Carter, after hip surgery, back teaching Sunday school

U.S. 06/10/19, 06:32

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter talked about his recent health setback and his conversation with President Donald Trump, as he returned to teaching Sunday school in Georgia for the first time since breaking his hip. Carter told people gathered at the Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains that he and his wife, ...

Jimmy Carter finds a renaissance in 2020 Democratic scramble

Politics 05/19/19, 05:35

Former President Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations later, the longest-living chief executive in American history is re-emerging from political obscurity at age 94 to win over his fellow Democrats once again. A peanut farmer ...

Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday school days after breaking hip

U.S. 05/16/19, 09:51

Former President Jimmy Carter plans to teach Sunday school this weekend just days after undergoing surgery for a broken hip, a spokeswoman said Thursday.Carter, 94, was released Thursday morning from a Georgia hospital after getting a hip replacement. He plans to continue recuperating at his home in rural Plains, said ...

Former US President Jimmy Carter has surgery for broken hip

U.S. 05/13/19, 18:10

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter broke his hip Monday at his south Georgia home when he fell while leaving to go turkey hunting, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said. The 94-year-old former president was treated in Americus, Georgia, near his home in Plains, and was recovering comfortably after successful surgery, ...

Buttigieg, husband attend Jimmy Carter’s Sunday school class

Politics 05/05/19, 11:52

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg and his husband, Chasten Glezman, joined the large crowd at former President Jimmy Carter's Sunday school class in rural South Georgia. At Carter's invitation Buttigieg stood and read from the Bible as part of the lesson at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains. "You know him?" Carter had ...

Jimmy Carter’s new milestone: longest-lived US president

U.S. 03/22/19, 00:13

Nearly four decades after voters unceremoniously rejected then-President Jimmy Carter's bid for a second term, the 39th president has reached a milestone that electoral math cannot dispute: He is now the longest-living chief executive in American history.Friday is the 172nd day beyond Carter's 94th birthday, exceeding by one day the ...

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