'Accidental victim' in JFK assassination recalls shooting

The only bystander who was wounded in the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy says he is still working on coming to terms with what he witnessed on that fateful day in Dallas. 

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Enough ObamaCare? Some pundits whacking the Republicans again

You search for a new lead, new anecdote, new angle, new outrage, something to freshen up the story line in a business that thrives on novelty.

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Kennedy cousin Skakel poised for freedom in 1975 killing

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is expected to be released from prison this week while prosecutors appeal a ruling granting him a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley, the latest dramatic development in a case with an extraordinary history.

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Son says North Korea detains 85-year-old Korean War vet

An 85-year-old American veteran of the Korean War was detained last month in North Korea as he sat in a plane set to leave the country, his son said Wednesday.

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Rep. Radel to take leave of absence after pleading guilty to cocaine charge

Republican Florida Rep. Trey Radel pleaded guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor cocaine possession and was sentenced to one year of supervised probation, one day after his run-in with the law was made public.

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