A Republican state lawmaker who is the Washington state chairman of the Ted Cruz presidential campaign has been making false claims about his military record and medals he's received. The official and campaign biographies of state Rep. Show More Summary
Her crowded trophy case already includes a half-dozen Emmys, multiple Golden Globes, a Tony, a Peabody, a Kennedy Center Honor and its Mark Twain Prize for Humor and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and in 2013, the City of Los Angeles named the intersection of Highland & Selma after her. Show More Summary
The White House has awarded Robert E. Fischell, ScD, a member of the University of Maryland School of Medicine Board of Visitors, the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the highest honor for technological achievement bestowed by the president of the United States.
Bill Cosby could soon have another honor revoked, as Congress seeks to put into place a mechanism that would allow President Obama to take back the comedian’s Presidential Medal of Freedom. Cosby has already been stripped of a number of honorary degrees, but at this time, the accused rapist continues to hold honorary degrees from... Show More Summary
An Arizona congressman wants to strip Cosby of high honor -- but Congress’s powers in this case are limited.
Currently, there is simply no way a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom can be stripped of that honor — and that, according to one GOP lawmaker, needs to change. In fact, Arizona Representative Paul Gosar plans to introduce legislation on Friday in order to strip current recipient and disgraced comic Bill Cosby of... Show More Summary
A U.S. congressman from Arizona said on Thursday he would introduce a bill to strip Bill Cosby of his Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest U.S. civilian honor, citing the sexual assault allegations against the entertainer. The move came a week after the 78-year-old Cosby, who personified the...
WASHINGTON -- A Republican congressman plans to introduce legislation on Friday to strip Bill Cosby of his Presidential Medal of Freedom. The bill from Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar would establish a formal process for revoking the nation's highest civilian honor. Show More Summary
Republican Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar will formally announce plan on Thursday.
Sarah Mirk Mathematician Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson was recently awarded the presidential medal of freedom for her work at NASA. Photo by NASA. The modern exploration of space is often seen as a macho endeavor. In films, TV, and...Show More Summary
Bonnie Carroll received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, at the White House on Nov. 25.
Last month, 97-year-old African-American mathematician Katherine G. Johnson was one of 17 recipients of the United States’s highest civilian honor
WASHINGTON -- Jeb Bush's presidential campaign launched its latest ad on Tuesday, featuring previous Medal of Honor recipients speaking about why the former governor of Florida is ready to take on the role of commander in chief. "This is not a reality show. Show More Summary
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is airing a new television ad in New Hampshire that stars four Medal of Honor recipients. Collectively the four recipients of the military's highest honor argue that Bush is best prepared to serve as the next commander-in-chief, criticize President Obama as a leader who needed "training wheels" and suggest other […]
More than 70 years after he was arrested for defying a presidential executive order, Minoru Yasui received a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony at the White House last Tuesday. Min was my grandpa's older brother,Show More Summary
Shirley Chisholm Receives Posthumous Presidential Medal Of Freedom Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman to run for president and congresswoman, finally has recieved a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom according to Vox reports. While the idea of a black
James Taylor, Itzhak Perlman, Stephen Sondheim, Willie Mays, Emilio Estefan and Gloria Estefan were also among those recognized
President Obama presents Barbra Streisand with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday (November 24) in Washington, DC. The 54-year-old President presented the medal to thirteen living and four posthumous pioneers in science, sports, public service, human rights, politics and arts including Barbra, Steven [...]
Yesterday the White House hosted a star-studded cast of recipients of the 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom. Included on the list were some of the biggest names in sports and...
Barbra Streisand received the Presidential Medal of Freedom yesterday. We have highlights