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John Hinckley Jr. (L) escorted by police in Washington, D.C., following his arrest after shooting and seriously wounding President Ronald Reagan. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Charges In Jim Brady’s Homicide Could Prove Tough

Trying to bring a case against John Hinckley Jr. in the homicide of former White House press secretary James Brady could prove difficult for prosecutors, given the three decades that have passed since he was shot in an assassination try on Ronald Reagan and because a jury ruled that Hinckley was insane when he opened fire, an attorney and law professor said.

08/09/2014

James Brady, the Reagan Administration press secretary who was wounded during the 1981 attempted assassination of then President Ronald Reagan, watches as U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the Brady Bill at the White House Nov. 30, 1993. (credit: PAUL RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Reagan Aide Jim Brady’s Death Ruled Homicide

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, District of Columbia police said Friday.

08/08/2014

James Brady, the Reagan Administration press secretary who was wounded during the 1981 attempted assassination of then President Ronald Reagan, watches as U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the Brady Bill at the White House Nov. 30, 1993. (credit: PAUL RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Former White House Press Secretary James Brady Dies

The family of James Brady, the White House press secretary who was wounded during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, says he has died.

08/04/2014

In this handout image provided by Host Photo Agency, Russian President Vladimir Putin greets President Barack Obama at the G20 summit on Sept. 5, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia. (credit: Guneev Sergey/Host Photo Agency via Getty Images)

‘Very Serious Matter': White House Accuses Russia Of Conducting Tests In Violation Of 1987 Nuclear Missile Treaty

In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach “a very serious matter” and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time.

07/29/2014

File photo of President Ronald Reagan. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Joke About Renaming Earth After President Reagan

About the only thing former President Ronald Reagan doesn’t have named after him is a mountain, not one recognized by the federal government anyway.

04/09/2014

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Va. Native OK Giving Up Girl Scout Cookie Crown

A woman who has held a Girl Scout cookie sales record for decades says she has no problem giving up her cookie crown to an Oklahoma girl who broke her record.

03/26/2014

John Hinckley Jr. (L) is escorted by police in Washington, D.C., following his arrest after shooting and seriously wounding then US president Ronald Reagan. A federal judge ruled 17 December 2003 Hinckley can make local visits with his family from St. Elizabeth's Hospital in D.C., where he has been held. (credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Sets Conditions of John Hinckley’s Visits

John Hinckley will soon be spending more time outside a Washington mental hospital.

02/27/2014

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Former VP Mondale Undergoes Heart Surgery

Former Vice President Walter Mondale underwent heart surgery Wednesday, his family announced.

02/12/2014

John Hinckley Jr. (L) is escorted by police in Washington, D.C., following his arrest after shooting and seriously wounding then US president Ronald Reagan. A federal judge ruled 17 December 2003 Hinckley can make local visits with his family from St. Elizabeth's Hospital in D.C., where he has been held. (credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

Reagan Shooter Granted More Time to Leave Mental Hospital, Visit Mother in Va.

A judge has ruled that the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will get to spend more time outside a mental hospital where he has been confined for most of the past three decades.

12/20/2013

The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Getty Images)

Congress Ready To Extend Ban On Plastic Firearms

A Senate vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms capable of evading metal detectors and X-ray machines is shaping up as a bittersweet moment for gun control supporters, days before the anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

12/09/2013

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