| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:36 PM
Where were you when you learned that John F. Kennedy had been assassinated?
I was on an elementary school playground in Ohio that had gone suddenly quiet, as we watched one of our teachers slowly sink into a swing and begin to sob uncontrollably. We...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 8:51 PM
It was repeat victories for ABC's "Modern Family" and AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday night as they captured the marquee prizes at the 63rd annual Emmy Awards.
The sitcom about a deliciously dysfunctional family won its second consecutive trophy for...
| Oct 30, 2011
Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that we extend our subway system westward. (Hey, we're working on it.) Or maybe...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:22 AM
Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced.
A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 1:13 PM
The late FBI director J. Edgar Hoover would have hated director Clint Eastwood's new movie about him, but audiences are likely to be intrigued by it. Although "J. Edgar" does not realize its full dramatic potential, it's an ambitious attempt to get inside...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 3:09 PM
Thelma Boyd and her Cheverly-area neighbors were at their wits' end when they connected with the University of Maryland's environmental law clinic.
She and other residents of distressed, predominantly black neighborhoods on the outskirts of Washington...
| May 17, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Mary Kennedy, the estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., died of asphyxiation due to hanging, the Westchester County medical examiner said Thursday.
Her death is the latest for a family that has seen its share of tragedy.
"We know from a history of...
| May 18, 2012
| 8:58 PM
Kenneth O'Donnell, aide to President John F. Kennedy, stepped into a small cubicle at Parkland Hospital, where Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson nervously waited with his wife and several aides to learn the condition of the president. Kennedy had...
| May 18, 2012
| 5:13 PM
While a possible dispute between the family of Mary Richardson Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.'s famed clan may be simmering, at least one Kennedy is attempting to bridge the gap between her dynastic family and that of a woman she called her "best,...
| May 19, 2012
| 7:15 PM
BEDFORD, New York (Reuters) - Mary Kennedy, the estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. who died in an apparent suicide earlier this week, was recalled Saturday as an "angel" who was ultimately overwhelmed by a lengthy fight with depression.
| May 19, 2012
| 9:36 PM
It was the wake that almost wasn't. RFK, Jr. had to get a court order to get his estranged wife's body released to him, and not his in-laws.
Kennedys are known as much for their public service as they are for their public struggles, and Mary Kennedy...