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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 19, 2013.
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Letterman reads presidential debate Top 10

Letterman reads presidential debate Top 10

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- David Letterman dedicated one of his "Late Show" Top 10 lists to U.S. President Barack Obama after his debate with Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
Transcript, full video of Obama, Romney debate

Transcript, full video of Obama, Romney debate

Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney participated in their first debate Wednesday night at the University of Denver.
Romney takes the fight to Obama in Denver

Romney takes the fight to Obama in Denver

DENVER, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Republican challenger Mitt Romney went hard at Democratic President Barack Obama in their first debate Wednesday at the University of Denver.
Romney changes tack in challenging Obama

Romney changes tack in challenging Obama

DENVER, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is shifting away from hitting U.S. President Barack Obama on the economy and focusing on other issues, aides said.
Obama downplays debate; Christie hypes it

Obama downplays debate; Christie hypes it

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama downplayed this week's debate, while Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said the exchange would change the campaign's "narrative."
Obama, Romney aides downplay debate hopes

Obama, Romney aides downplay debate hopes

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Don't expect home runs from U.S. President Barack Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney during the presidential debates, aides to both nominees said.
1st Obama-Romney debate: It's the economy

1st Obama-Romney debate: It's the economy

DENVER, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Half of the first presidential debate is scheduled to discuss the U.S. economy, but the AARP says it is dismayed Social Security and Medicare aren't mentioned.
Moderators named for presidential debates

Moderators named for presidential debates

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Moderators have been named for the three debates on domestic and foreign policy between President Obama and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 19, 2012.
By United Press International
Lehrer leaving 'PBS NewsHour'

Lehrer leaving 'PBS NewsHour'

NEW YORK, May 12 (UPI) -- U.S. broadcast journalist Jim Lehrer has announced he will not be part of the daily anchor rotation team for "PBS NewsHour" as of June 6.
Sreenivasan joining 'NewsHour' staff

Sreenivasan joining 'NewsHour' staff

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- CBS News correspondent Hari Sreenivasan is joining the staff of "The PBS NewsHour," the U.S. program's producers announced Monday.

Lehrer, MacNeil honored by Arizona State

PHOENIX, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- PBS anchors Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil said during a Phoenix awards event held by Arizona State University that reporters still have a place in the world.
McCain, Obama square off in Mississippi

McCain, Obama square off in Mississippi

OXFORD, Miss., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Barack Obama and John McCain held their first presidential debate in Oxford, Miss., Friday night under the shadow of tense bailout negotiations in Washington.
Obama on al-Qaida: 'Take them out'

Obama on al-Qaida: 'Take them out'

OXFORD, Miss., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Republican John McCain attacked Democrat Barack Obama in a debate in Oxford, Miss., Friday night for saying he might launch U.S. strikes into Pakistan.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, May 19, 2008.
By United Press International

PBS: Lehrer out for heart surgery

WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- Jim Lehrer, the longtime anchor of public television's "NewsHour," is recovering from heart surgery in Boston, PBS announced in Washington Friday.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Saturday, May 19, 2007.
By United Press International

Los Angeles Times Book Prize winners

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- The winners of the 2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced at UCLA, with the Robert Kirsch award going to William Kittredge.

Commander: Iraq violence down in August

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. commander of coalition forces in Iraq says violence in the country dropped significantly in August.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, May 19, the 139th day of 2006 with 226 to follow.
By United Press International

Bush to speak on war from Oval Office

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- President Bush plans to make a speech from the Oval Office Sunday about the war in Iraq as election ballots there are tallied.

Rumsfeld sees post-election draw down

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said U.S. forces in Iraq will likely be reduced to levels before a buildup ahead of a spike in pre-election violence.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, May 19, the 139th day of 2005 with 226 to follow.
By United Press International

Bush, Kerry discuss Iraq's future

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Sen. John Kerry opened the first presidential debate in Florida by saying he could do a better job keeping America safe than President Bush.
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