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Where Were You When You Heard Kennedy Was Shot?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.22.2013 | Fifty

On Nov. 22, 1963, I was sitting in my eighth-grade classroom at Maple Avenue Elementary school in Newark, N.J. My teacher, a man in his 30s whose name...

11/22/63: Gun Control, Anyone?

Denise Bostrom | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Denise Bostrom

I believe the time has come to reconsider how we wish to leave our country for our children and theirs. As the anniversary of the school shooting in Newton, Connecticut (12/13/13), approaches, I believe that together, we have the ability to spare our children and country.

Americans Recall Where They Were When They Heard Of American Tragedy

AP | ADAM GELLER | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

-- They can still hear the voice that brought the news, breaking into a song on the car radio or disrupting a lesson over a school public address spe...

JFK Assassination: 2 Probes, 2 Different Conclusions

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

-- Separated by 15 years that encompassed a tumultuous period in American history, the two official U.S. government investigations into the assassina...

JFK Assassination Exhibit Shows Off Bloody Clothes

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 10.15.2013 | Weird News

AUSTIN, Texas -- AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Your eyes instinctively seek the holes in the vintage 1960s black wool men's business suit. The white cotton d...

Can Hillary Clinton Break the 'Presidential Cabinet Curse'?

Rich Rubino | Posted 11.02.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Americans seem to have an aversion to electing Cabinet secretaries to the presidency. However, this was not always the case. In fact, the position of U.S. secretary of state was once a customary stepping-stone to the presidency.

Unexpected Presidencies

Rich Rubino | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Becoming president isn't always the result of years of strategic maneuvering and winning over a widespread section of constituencies and benefactors. As odd it may seem, sometimes becoming president can simply be the result of being in the right place at the right time.