| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:15 AM
In life and death, President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated 50 years ago Friday, had numerous ties to Harford County, beyond the Northeastern Expressway that traverses the county and bears his name.
Kennedy campaigned in Harford when most local...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Almost every American who was alive when it happened can remember exactly where they were, who they were with and what they were doing on Nov. 22, 1963, when they heard that President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated.
Catonsville resident Gus Russo...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:56 AM
It's a rambling conversation among three high school students at the next table, interrupted by customized ring tones and scores of texts. So they talk, and their heads bob up and down, and their fingers are in constant motion. What catches my attention...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:26 PM
Flamboyant oil-and-gas heir Stanley Marsh 3, who was celebrated for commissioning the famed Cadillac Ranch art installation in Amarillo, Texas, but whose life story turned dark when he was charged with sexually molesting teenage boys, died Tuesday. He was...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Robert S. Strauss, a one-time chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a Washington insider who combined earthy Texas charm with raw political power, died Wednesday. He was 95.
A spokesman for Strauss' Washington law firm, Akin Gump Strauss...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:00 AM
On the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 22, 1963, the turgid melodrama of "As the World Turns" was suddenly interrupted by grave news from the real world. In Dallas, three shots had been fired at President John F. Kennedy's motorcade. Fifty-eight minutes later,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
DALLAS — The city is preparing to mark the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination with events designed to celebrate his legacy and show how far Dallas, and the country, have come since that fall day in 1963.
In addition to a city-...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:41 PM
On the afternoon of Nov. 22, 1963, the Texas Theatre in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas was showing two forgettable war films, "Cry of Battle," with Oscar-winners Van Heflin and Rita Moreno, and "War is Hell," with Baynes Barron.
But both films...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:21 PM
DALLAS — It's a site, and sight, both eerie and fascinating.
Peering through thick glass, I see a collection of scuffed boxes up against a corner window, the sniper's nest from which Lee Harvey Oswald is said to have shot President John F....
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Among the spate of television programs that marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was this episode of the PBS science series, a fascinating study in which modern technology is applied to investigating the events...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:08 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The Texas State Archives will display the bullet-riddled clothes worn by former Texas Governor John Connally on the day he was wounded and President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago in Dallas.
The white cotton...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:32 AM
PHILADELPHIA -- Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who embodied a vanishing breed of liberal Republicanism before switching to the Democratic Party at the twilight of his political career, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his family announced....