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Kerry Kennedy acquitted of drugged driving in NY

Kerry Kennedy, center, returns to the Westchester County courthouse with family members Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in White Plains, N.Y. Kennedy testified Wednesday that she did not knowingly take a sleeping pill on the day her Lexus swerved into a tractor-trailer on a suburban New York highway. AP

Kerry Kennedy was acquitted Friday of drugged driving after she accidentally took a sleeping pill and then sideswiped a truck in a wild highway drive she said she didn’t remember.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

JFK’s daughter says his spirit lives on

In this Nov. 15, 2013 file photo, new U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy smiles as she gives a statement upon her arrival in Japan at the Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo. The daughter of President John F. Kennedy says his spirit lives on even though his life was cut short. AP

The daughter of President John F. Kennedy said that his spirit lives on even though his life was cut short.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

JFK rocking chair, flags fetch $500,000 at auction

Former US president John F. Kennedy.  AFP FILE PHOTO

A rocking chair used by president John F. Kennedy at the White House and two flags from his office drew more than $500,000 from a collector, Heritage Auctions said Sunday.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US marks 50th anniversary of JFK assassination

Members of the Dallas Police Department Honorary Color Guard pause for a photo after a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Dealey Plaza in Dallas. President Kennedy's motorcade was passing through Dealey Plaza when shots rang out on Nov. 22, 1963. AP

With flags fluttering at half-staff, the United States paused Friday to mourn President John F. Kennedy and a generation’s shattered dreams, cut down 50 years ago by an assassin’s bullet.

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama, Clinton unite at JFK’s grave

President Barack Obama, left, and former President Bill Clinton, right, hold hands with Ethel Kennedy, widow of Robert F. Kennedy, as they walk with members of the Kennedy family for a wreath laying ceremony in honor of President John F. Kennedy, Wednesday, Nov. 20,,2013, at the JFK gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. On the far left is John Schlossberg, JFK's grandson. AP

A pair of Democratic presidents, Barack Obama and Bill Clinton silently honored John F. Kennedy at the former US leader’s grave Wednesday, marking the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US envoy Caroline Kennedy meets Japan’s emperor

New U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy shakes hands with grand master of the ceremonies at the Imperial palace, upon her arrival at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Kennedy, who arrived in Tokyo Friday to replace her predecessor John V. Roos, presented her credentials to Emperor Akihito in a formal court ceremony at the palace. AP

New U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy traveled by horse-drawn carriage into the Imperial Palace to present her credentials to Japan’s emperor on Tuesday, giving the public a rare look at a diplomatic tradition.

Posted: November 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

The poetry, persuasion of JFK’s speeches

Former US President John F. Kennedy. AFP FILE PHOTO

Americans, sometimes divided over John F. Kennedy’s political legacy, have little disagreement about the music and poetry of the martyred president’s soaring rhetoric.

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

JFK art project spreads ‘love’ around Dallas

A photo of President John F. Kennedy in Fort Worth is displayed as Bob Shieffer, right, leads a discussion with from left, Bob Huffaker, Gary DeLaune, Hugh Aynesworth, Bill Paxton and Mike Cochran during a panel discussion titled "Fort Worth Remembers JFK," on the campus of Texas Christian University on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Fort Worth, Texas. Shieffer moderated a discussion with the group of journalists who covered President John F. Kennedy’s fateful trip to Texas with Paxton recalling how as a boy he heard the president speak in Fort Worth the day before his death. AP

About 30,000 works of art reflecting on love will be displayed throughout Dallas to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy as his motorcade passed through downtown.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Marilyn Monroe hoped to marry JFK – book

Marilyn Monroe. AP FILE PHOTO

Marilyn Monroe, who notoriously had an affair with John F. Kennedy, apparently believed she was going to marry the president, even phoning the White House to tell his wife.

Posted: August 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Congressman edges Kennedy name back into politics

U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, D-Mass., speaks during an interview with an Associated Press reporter in Milford, Mass., Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. Kennedy is the grandson of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. President John F. Kennedy is his great-uncle. Both were assassinated more than a decade before he was born. Joe Kennedy says he’s working to earn the respect of his colleagues on his own. AP/Elise Amendola

He glances down the hallway to his left, takes three steps to the right and, with a smile, spins back left. It’s another wrong turn for Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Joe Kennedy III, who was raised among political royalty but is just another lost freshman on Capitol Hill six weeks after taking office. His family served in Washington for most of the past six decades, but this Kennedy exits elevators on the wrong floor, struggles to locate bathrooms and has yet to make many friends.

Posted: February 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Now, Sotto hints JFK a plagiarist

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If I fall, you’re going down with me. Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III had to drag the dead in an effort to win an argument, calling attention to a news article insinuating that John F. Kennedy plagiarized an oft-quoted portion of his 1961 inaugural speech.

Posted: November 17th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Book details JFK affair with teen White House intern

Former US President John F. Kennedy. AFP FILE PHOTO

John F. Kennedy carried on an 18-month-long affair with a teenaged White House intern, according to a new book by the woman who claims to have been the late US president’s lover.

Posted: February 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

NY Times writer who covered JFK assassination dies

On November 22, 1963, Tom Wicker was in the first press bus following John F. Kennedy’s motorcade when the president was assassinated. Wicker, The New York Times’ White House correspondent, would later write in a memoir that the day was a turning point for the country: “The shots ringing out in Dealey Plaza marked the beginning of the end of innocence.”

Posted: November 26th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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