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Majority of young adults think astrology is a science

Majority of young adults think astrology is a science

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Nearly half of all Americans say astrology is a legitimate science, and the number is rising fast, especially among young people.
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Throwback Thursday: Mr. T helps Nancy Reagan unveil White House Christmas decorations

Throwback Thursday: Mr. T helps Nancy Reagan unveil White House Christmas decorations

Dec. 12, WASHINGTON (UPI) --Today marks the 30th anniversary of a historic day in White House history. On December 12, 1983, Mr. T, star of "The A-Team" shed his tough guy image and donned a Santa Claus costume to assist First Lady Nancy Reagan in unveiling the Christmas decorations at the White House.
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Rex Scouten, ex-White House usher, dies

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Rex Wayne Scouten, who served 10 U.S. presidents as a Secret Service agent and White House staffer, has died in Virginia, his family said. He was 86.
Reagan statue to be unveiled

Reagan statue to be unveiled

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- U.S. House and Senate party leaders, usually at odds in Congress, will jointly unveil a statue of former President Ronald Reagan in the Capital Rotunda.

Obama to Nancy: Sorry for comment

CHICAGO, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. President-elect Barack Obama apologized Friday to former first lady Nancy Reagan for an off-the-cuff comment, a spokeswoman said.

Nancy Reagan leaves UCLA hospital

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Former U.S. first lady Nancy Reagan left a Los Angeles hospital and has returned home after breaking her pelvis, medical officials say.

Nancy Reagan in hospital for pelvis injury

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Former first lady Nancy Reagan has been hospitalized in Los Angeles with a fractured pelvis, her spokeswoman said.

Nancy Reagan allowed to return home

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Former first lady Nancy Reagan is back in her California home after spending two days in the hospital following a fall.

Nancy Reagan out of hospital

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Former first lady Nancy Reagan was released from a California hospital Tuesday, two days after suffering a fall, a family spokeswoman said.
Nancy Reagan hospitalized after fall

Nancy Reagan hospitalized after fall

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Former U.S. first lady Nancy Reagan has been hospitalized as a precaution after falling in her Los Angeles home, her spokeswoman said.

Exhibit showcases Nancy's stylish side

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Dozens of garments worn by former U.S. first lady Nancy Reagan are now on display at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.

Nancy Reagan speaks for stem cell research

LOS ANGELES, May 9 (UPI) -- Former First Lady Nancy Reagan says stem cell research must be pursued to stop illnesses like Alzheimer's disease, which afflicts former President Reagan.

Giuliani on Ronald Reagan foundation board

SIMI VALLEY, Colo., Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined the board of the Ronald Reagan Foundation and already has helped it raise money.
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First Lady Nancy Reagan
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Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins on July 6, 1921) is the widow of former United States President Ronald Reagan and served as an influential First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Born in New York, her parents divorced soon after her birth and she grew up in Maryland, living with an aunt and uncle while her mother pursued acting jobs. As Nancy Davis, she was an actress in the 1940s and 1950s, starring in films such as Donovan's Brain, Night into Morning, and Hellcats of the Navy. In 1952 she married Ronald Reagan, who was then president of the Screen Actors Guild, and they had two children. Nancy was the First Lady of California when her husband was Governor from 1967 to 1975. In that capacity, she began work with the Foster Grandparents Program.

Nancy Reagan became First Lady of the United States in January 1981 following her husband's victory, but was criticised early in his first term largely due to her decision to replace the White House china. Nancy restored a Kennedy-esque glamour to the White House following years of lax formality, and her interest in high-end fashion garnered much attention, as well as criticism. She championed recreational drug prevention causes by founding the "Just Say No" drug awareness campaign, which was considered her major initiative as First Lady. Always protective of her husband, more controversy ensued when it was revealed in 1988 that she had consulted an astrologer to assist in planning the president's schedule after the 1981 assassination attempt on her husband.

The Reagans retired to their home in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California in 1989. Nancy devoted most of her time to caring for her ailing husband, diagnosed in 1994 with Alzheimer's disease, until his death in 2004. Nancy Reagan has remained active within the Reagan Library and in politics, particularly in support of stem-cell research.

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