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Detective remembers Kennedy's assassin as unnaturally calm
Detective Elmer "Sonny" Boyd was doing a last security sweep through the Dallas Trade Mart, where President John F. Kennedy was scheduled to speak, when he and his partner got word of an incident involving the president's motorcade.
JFK assassination: Some enduring conspiracy theories
Over the years, more than 200 people and three dozen groups have been accused of being involved in Kennedy's assassination, author Vincent Bugliosi recently told CNN. So it’s understandable that conspiracy theories of all degrees of plausibility have gained — and lost — popularity in that time.
Holocaust survivor shares her story
Marion Blumenthal Lazan, who as a child survived the Nazis' Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, urges people to pass along her stories and those of other Halocaust survivors. "It is your generation that is the last generation that will hear these stories firsthand,” she tells young people. “When we are not here anymore, it is you who will have to bear witness.”
'He was truly a beloved president': Former Speaker recalls ride in JFK motorcade
On Nov. 22, 1963, former Speaker of the House Jim Wright spent much of that fateful day with and talking to JFK. Though now 90 years old, and 50 years later, his memories have not faded.
Tribe adds Sonic carhops, tots to its portfolio
The Wyandotte Nation has been diversifying its holdings, most recently with a Sonic Drive-In in this small city on the Kasnas-Missouri broder.
Gun in pants pocket fires in Walmart; owner keeps shopping
Police said a man whose gun accidentally fired in his pants pocket while at Walmart on Sunday kept on shopping, paying for his items and leaving as though nothing had happened.
Weathered sculpture gets new life in a seaside home
The 20-foot sculpture "Omphalos" has watched over college students, tourists, taxis and buses in bustling Harvard Square since the early 1980s. The weathered piece by the late sculptor Dimitri Hadzi is headed for a new home in a seaside town 40 miles away.
Nurses in Mass. want to limit number of patients
Nurses in this state are trying to get support for a ballot initiative that would limit the number of patients they can treat at one time.
In Estonia's capital city, there's much to see outside of Old Town
Off we went outside the city walls to Catherine’s Valley, named for the wife of Tsar Peter the Great, who maintained a summer palace in Tallinn.
Flood insurance changes may swamp homeowners
Cuts to federal flood insurance subsidies threaten to cause steep hikes in insurance bills for those buying property in FEMA-designated "high risk" areas, and the ripple effect is washing onto the main streets and blue-collar blocks of the nation's river cities and towns.
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