Oct 1, 2019

Jimmy Carter, the oldest living U.S. president, turns 95

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Former President Jimmy Carter, the longest living U.S. president in history, turns 95 on Tuesday.

The backdrop: The title was previously held by former President George H. W. Bush, who died in December 2018 at the age of 94, per CNN. Carter, who grew up in Georgia as the son of a peanut farmer and still lives there today, was the 39th president.

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Jimmy Carter released from hospital after pelvic fracture

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Former President Jimmy Carter was released from the hospital on Thursday after being treated for a pelvic fracture due to a fall, CNN reports.

Why it matters: Carter recently turned 95, making him the longest-living U.S. president. This is Carter's third fall in recent months, per NBC. The Carter Center tweeted on Thursday, "He is looking forward to continuing to recuperate at his home in Plains, Georgia."

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Biden: "My son did nothing wrong. I did nothing wrong"

Former Vice President Joe Biden backed son saying at Tuesday's debate that they did not do anything wrong in Ukraine during his vice presidency.

"My son did nothing wrong. I did nothing wrong. I carried out the policy of the United States in rooting out corruption in Ukraine. That's what we should be focusing on. What I wanted to make a point about, and my son's statement speaks for itself. What I think is, we focus on why it's so important to remove [President Trump] from office."
— Former Vice President Joe Biden
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Debate night: Democrats take shots at Warren in 4th debate

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

The top 12 Democratic presidential candidates on Tuesday debated abortion, Big Tech, opioids from an Ohio stage for their fourth debate.

The big picture: Eyes have been on Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders for various reasons: Biden, coming to his son Hunter Biden's defense regarding Ukraine; Warren, carrying a target on her back as the lead candidate and Sanders on his energy level as he recovers from his heart attack.

Go deeperArrowUpdated Oct 16, 2019