Investigators send material for analysis at house that was once occupied by the infamous mobster who inspired Robert De Niro’s character in the 1990 movie
The young JFK praised 'superior' Nordic races during visits to Germany
Almost half a century after he was assassinated, John F Kennedy still has no trouble drawing a crowd. Hundreds of visitors are descending on the small town of Amesbury in northern Massachusetts to view a collection of keepsakes and memorabilia related to the 35th President, which is due to go to auction on Sunday.
The closeness of the bird's death to Thanksgiving has prompted some observers to suggest Peace may have ended up on a plate
Out of America: The row over a TV biopic shows that the US unofficial 'royal family' can still pack a punch
Identifying hard truths on class and union disputes... and knowing when to die and when not to wave your wallet
America's so-called royal family was said to have got it cancelled – but after a brief period in television limbo, a controversial mini-series charting the life of the Kennedys has found a new home.
Exactly 50 years ago, 20 January 1961, John F. Kennedy was sworn in as President of the United States of America.
Tate Modern's current exhibition offers a fascinating glimpse into the world of voyeurism and surveillance.
There are some dates in history that are repeated time and again, producing an odd synergy. For example, the 23rd November is the date on which John F. Kennedy was assasinated in 1963; it was the date British prime minister Margaret Thatcher ended her premiership in 1990; and it was the date on which Angela Merkel became the first ever female Chancellor of Germany in 2005.
Publisher to release six hours of recordings with JFK's widow from 1964
They arrived from every corner of the country. They were from men women and children, of every race, age, class and calling. Half a century on, they have come to life again, expressing Americans' grief, shock and collective sense of bereavement at the news of John F Kennedy's assassination.
35th president - 1961-1963
Play time is over for children, with up to half of youngsters banned from climbing trees, playing conkers or riding their bikes by over-protective parents who are terrified that they might get hurt.
Almost a fortnight after Benazir Bhutto's death, the police seem no closer to finding her killer. But there is no shortage of conspiracy theories to fill the vacuum of information. Andrew Buncombe reports