Presidential Shooter John Hinckley Jr. Has a Girlfriend: Reports

John Hinckley Jr., the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, has reportedly got a girlfriend.

The 59-year-old, who has been institutionalized since being found not guilty by reason of insanity in the shooting the president and three other men, was the subject of a hearing Wednesday to determine whether he can permanently move out of a psychiatric hospital.

Joan Quigley, Nancy Reagan's White House Astrologer, Dies at 87

Joan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan’s schedule and claimed to have convinced him to soften his stance toward the Soviet Union, has died at the age of 87.

Quigley died Tuesday at her home in San Francisco after an unspecified illness, her sister, Ruth Quigley, told The New York Times.

James Brady's Death Ruled a Homicide 33 Years After Shooting

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 by a medical examiner, District of Columbia police said Friday.

John Hinckley Jr. shot Brady, who lived through hours of delicate surgery and further operations over the past 33 years, but never regained normal use of his limbs and was often in a wheelchair.

Former White House Press Secretary James Brady Dies

Happy Presidents Day: 13 Hilariously Un-Presidential Quotes from Commanders-in-Chief

Presidents Day is a time of solemn reflection on our nation’s highest elected office. It’s also a great opportunity to marvel at past presidents’ funniest off-the-cuff remarks.

“My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing begins in five minutes.” – Ronald Reagan, making an off-camera joke. (His microphone was on.)

Reagan Pays Final Visit to His Hometown

The 747 carrying Ronald Reagan’s casket – along with his widow Nancy, members of his family and such dignitaries as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher – did a quick flyover of the 40th President’s childhood home of Tampico, Ill., Time magazine reports.

“Quick, get Ron and Patti to take a look,” said Mrs. Reagan, referring to her two children as the aircraft sailed over a small town surrounded by a sea of green farm crops.

“A lot of corn,” said Mrs. Reagan.

Ronald Reagan Goes Home to California

Shortly before 3 p.m. ET, Ronald Reagan left Washington for the last time, as Air Force One carried his casket back to California for a sunset burial before 700 family members, close friends and associates.

Friday was a rainy day in America’s capital, which seemed appropriate for a national day of mourning, as world leaders gathered in Washington’s National Cathedral for the state funeral of the popular 40th president.

Bushes Pay Last Respects to Reagan

President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush paid their respects to the late President Ronald Reagan on Thursday, visiting the 40th President’s flag-draped coffin in the Capitol Rotunda.

The Bushes bowed their heads and closed their eyes during their visit. The President also touched the flag and, as Nancy Reagan had done the day before, straightened it out.

Journey's End

The end was near. After watching as the spark slowly faded from his eyes and listening as his voice finally fell silent, the family of Ronald Reagan gathered at his house in Bel Air in the last days of May. The former President, said his doctors, now had pneumonia in addition to his Alzheimer’s. A matter of days, they said, maybe a week.