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Still standing beneath Washington, remnants of the Cold War

Apr 28, 2018 - 12:03 AM

It was under Oyster-Adams School, just 2.5 kilometers north of the White House, that a nuclear fallout shelter was built to protect more than a hundred people in the event of a catastrophic strike

COLD WAR ERA. A sign marks the location of a former Civil Defense fallout shelter beneath the Oyster-Adams School in Washington, DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP

Chaos at New York's JFK airport with flood, storm backlog

Jan 08, 2018 - 1:18 PM

Arrivals were significantly disrupted into Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport, where a water pipe broke

POLICE LINE. Police tape off an area of the John F. Kennedy International airport's terminal 4 following a water main break, in New York on January 7, 2018. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP

U.S. releases trove of Kennedy assassination files

Oct 27, 2017 - 7:21 AM

(UPDATED) In a statement the National Archives says that on orders from President Donald Trump it had released 2,891 records related to the November 22, 1963 slaying of JFK in Dallas, Texas

KENNEDY FILES. Picture of President Kennedy in the limousine in Dallas, Texas, on Main Street, minutes before his 1963 assassination. Photo by Walt Cisco, Dallas Morning News, via Wikimedia Commons

Trump says he'll allow release of Kennedy assassination files

Oct 21, 2017 - 10:43 PM

The files are due to be opened in their entirety Thursday, October 26, nearly 54 years after John F Kennedy's assassination in Dallas, Texas

SECONDS FROM ASSASSINATION. US President John F. Kennedy in a limousine in Dallas, Texas, on Main Street, minutes before the assassination, 22 November 1963. Image by Walt Cisco, Dallas Morning News/Wikipedia/Public Domain

#PugadBaboy: Mysteries of the cloth

Oct 31, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Obama awards Winfrey, Clinton top civilian honor

Nov 21, 2013 - 12:32 PM

Obama says Winfrey has built a massive following on the basis of her message you can

PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM. Oprah and other honorees represent 'what JFK understood to be the essence of the American spirit.' AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN

'Humbled' Kennedy seeks deeper ties with Japan

Sep 19, 2013 - 11:55 PM

I can think of no country in which I would rather serve than Japan says Caroline Kennedy

Oliver Stone to make Chavez 'addendum,' not feature

Jul 03, 2013 - 1:59 PM

Finished film will still be in line with director s progressive cinema

POLITICALLY ANGLED. Stone calls some of his films "at deep odds with conventional myth."

'Letters to Jackie' opens premier docu festival

Jun 20, 2013 - 8:28 PM

A poignant documentary on the Kennedys sets the earnest tone of the American Film Institute s Docs Festival

HE WAS A FRIEND OF MINE. The film takes off from the Kennedy assassination and also takes a hard look at his presidency

New York reemerges from Sandy's wreckage

Oct 31, 2012 - 11:47 PM

The Big Apple was reduced to a standstill by one of the biggest storms in its history

WASHED AWAY. The foundations to the historic Rockaway boardwalk are all that remain after it was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

JFK, Newark airports reopen after 'Sandy'

Oct 31, 2012 - 9:23 PM

JFK and Newark will reopen but La Guardia and Teterboro remain closed

Bobby Kennedy Jr.: 'Mary beat me up.'

Jun 12, 2012 - 10:07 AM

The Kennedy family tragedy continues with the suicide of Bobby Kennedy Jr s wife