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How We Should Remember John F. Kennedy

To honor his memory, it's important to place him in his era of bold optimism and hard realism—and alongside other great leaders of that era.<p>President John F. Kennedy once described himself as an “idealist without illusions.” Now in my 88th year as one of the dwindling number of surviving members of …

Virginia Lawmaker Leaves Hospital After Stabbing, ‘I Am Alive’

The Virginia state Senator who police say was stabbed by his left the hospital early Friday, and declared that “some wounds won’t heal” after his …

Women held as slaves in London for 30 years were 'beaten and brainwashed'

More details are emerging about three women who had been kept as slaves in London for 30 years.<p>Police say they had been beaten during their time in captivity, controlled emotionally and brainwashed. They added that there was no evidence of sexual abuse.<p>One of the victims called a charity for help …

In Focus

'We have to demand to be heard': #MeToo sparks women candidates'We have to demand to be heard': #MeToo sparks women candidates'We have to demand to be heard': #MeToo sparks women candidates<p>02:47<p>Demi Lovato hospitalized after apparent drug overdoseDemi Lovato hospitalized after apparent drug …

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Australia's governor-general Bryce in republic call

<b>The Queen's representative in Australia has reportedly become the first serving governor-general to publicly back the country becoming a republic.</b><p>Quentin Bryce, 70, made the comments during a speech in Sydney in which she outlined a future vision for Australia.<p>"Perhaps one day, one young girl or …

Two men robbed of their Xbox One consoles minutes after buying them

Two men have been robbed of their top-of-the-range games consoles minutes after buying them.<p>The pair, aged 25 and 27, were among the first to get their hands on the brand new Microsoft Xbox One in Gloucester when it went on sale at midnight on Friday.<p>Gloucestershire police said the men had returned …

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Pacquiao vs. Rios Results: Pacman Returns to Form with Dominant Win over Rios

This fight was all about Manny Pacquiao. The last time we saw him in the ring, he was lying face down after being knocked out cold by Juan Manuel Marquez. It wasn’t just a winning punch; it was a punch that changes a career. We were left wondering if he would ever be the same boxer again.<p>After his …

JFK: A Look Back

Inside Flipboard / November 21, 2013<p>Fifty years ago, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was slain by a madman’s bullet. The assassination of the popular and …