A gathering of first ladies and presidents joined other political figures in a tribute service. But a parade of speakers said her global stature wasn't what defined her.
By their own accounts, the former president and first lady weren't just spouses, but full partners who counted their relationship as their greatest achievement.
The Carter Center said she is at home with former President Jimmy Carter, now 99. The Carter family said through the statement that they are "grateful for the outpouring of love and support."
Carterland depicts the one-term presidency of Jimmy Carter as an expansive and largely successful exercise in problem-solving.
The announcement comes less than four months after former President Jimmy Carter entered hospice care at the couple's home in Plains, Georgia following several stints in and out of the hospital.
When a dire disease strikes, it's easy to slip into war terms to describe the experience. But that sort of talk turns life into two outcomes: winning and losing. And that's not the way life works.
Carter targeted diseases primarily affecting the poor in remote areas — notably "Guinea worm disease." Because of his commitment, case numbers plummeted from 3.6 million a year to just 13 in 2022.
Politicians, celebrities, organizations and more have been heaping praise on the one-term Democratic president who continued leading a life of public service long after he left the White House.
The Federal Reserve is cracking down hard on inflation, in hopes of avoiding a repeat of the 1970s, when price hikes were so sustained, they got baked in to people's thinking.
Biden has been faulted for speeches that do not seem to meet the moment or lack the urgency to compel others to follow. His soothing approach to issues that prompt anger has often failed to soothe.