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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.
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.
JFK assassination: Some enduring conspiracy theories
Over the years, more than 200 people and three dozen groups have been accused of being involved in Kennedy's assassination, author Vincent Bugliosi recently told CNN. So it’s understandable that conspiracy theories of all degrees of plausibility have gained — and lost — popularity in that time.
VIDEO: Tornadoes, damaging storms sweep through Midwest
At least 5 are dead as severe weather causes extensive damage in Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.
- PHOTOS: Tornadoes slam Midwest towns Tornadoes swept through multiple Midwest towns Sunday, leveling neighborhoods and causing extensive damage. Six people are reported dead and dozens injured.
Tornadoes tear through Indiana, Illinois
Tornadoes and severe thunderstorms swept across the Midwest on Sunday, killing at least six people and causing significant damage in dozens of towns in Indiana and Illinois.
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: 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.
VIDEO: Obama aims to 'fix' health plan cancellations
President Barack Obama is moving to let insurance companies keep selling policies that don't meet his overhaul's minimum standards. He's also acknowledging his administration badly fumbled the rollout of his signature domestic program.
VIDEO: Typhoon aid operation speeds up
U.S. troops are installing runway lights and equipment in the devastated Philippine city of Tacloban's airport, so aid can be delivered around the clock.
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