By KRISTI EATON and WALTER R. MEARSAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way - and that he had done so.
It was a campaign in 1972 dishonored by Watergate, a scandal that fully unfurled too late to knock Republican
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Former U.S. Sen. George McGovern is surrounded by his family members as he nears the end of his life.
Family spokesman Steve Hildebrand tells The Associated Press that 90-year-old McGovern is peaceful and resting. He has been in hospice care since Monday. His family said he
By CHET BROKAWAssociated Press
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Longtime former U.S. Sen. George McGovern, the Democratic presidential candidate who lost to President Richard Nixon in a historic landslide, has moved into hospice care near his home in South Dakota, his family said Monday.
"He's coming to
By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Watson Sims, who won a Silver Star for helping rescue Gen. Douglas MacArthur during World War II and went on to become a foreign correspondent and World Services editor for The Associated Press, died Friday. He was 90
By HOLLY RAMERAssociated Press
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Forget that image of a hospice worker sitting next to a hospital bed in a dimly lit room. Today, hospice care is delivered everywhere from the golf course to the casino.
As they brace for the eventual needs of