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Detective remembers Kennedy's assassin as unnaturally calm
Detective Elmer "Sonny" Boyd was doing a last security sweep through the Dallas Trade Mart, where President John F. Kennedy was scheduled to speak, when he and his partner got word of an incident involving the president's motorcade.
Former Speaker Wright recalls witnessing JFK's assassination
Nov. 22, 1963, the day of President Kennedy's assassination, Texas Congressman Jim Wright rode in a car only five vehicles behind the JFK's open convertible. Though now 90 years old, and 50 years later, Wright clearly recalls details of that fateful day.
A short course on the history of Thanksgiving foods
Ask the people around the table on Thursday about the history of Thanksgiving, and most will say something about the Pilgrims.
VIDEO: Dallas pauses to remember JFK, 50 years later
Thousands gathered for a moment of silence Friday in Dallas's Dealey Plaza, the same spot where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago.
- An eyewitness to history WEATHERFORD, Texas -- Jim Wright remembers the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated like no other, riding only five car lengths behind Kennedy's open convertible when a rifle shot struck down the nation's 35th president. The tragedy, said Wright, who
Tornado wary schools get money for shelters
The tragic deaths of seven elementary school students in an EF-5 tornado in May 2013 inspired the creation of a non-profit group that is raising money to build safe rooms and shelters in Oklahoma's schools. The group is giving $500,000 to schools in the suburb where those students were killed.
VIDEO: Parents convince kids toy dinosaurs come to life for 'Dinovember'
Parents Refe and Susan Tuma turn November into 'Dinovember' and convince their children that their plastic dinosaurs come to life while they are asleep.
VIDEO: World's oldest animal, 507-year-old clam, discovered and killed
Researchers at Bangor University accidentally killed the world's oldest creature, Ming, a deep ocean clam believed to be 507 years old when they were trying to figure out how old it was.
Weathered sculpture gets new life in a seaside home
The 20-foot sculpture "Omphalos" has watched over college students, tourists, taxis and buses in bustling Harvard Square since the early 1980s. The weathered piece by the late sculptor Dimitri Hadzi is headed for a new home in a seaside town 40 miles away.
Officials suspend search for missing hunter
The fruitless, weeklong search for Eric Smith, 41, involved nearly two dozen rescue workers and nearly 100 volunteers.
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