Lee Harvey Oswald

When good TV goes bad: how Quantum Leap made one leap too far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-man’s-body tool to show that compassion trumps prejudice. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald<p>Keep your salacious, scowling, morally compromised antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett – Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan – was dependably the opposite, a …

TV

Gary Oldman slays dragons to play Churchill in 'Darkest Hour'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Gary Oldman has played Beethoven, Lee Harvey Oswald, Sid Vicious and Pontius Pilate in his 35-year acting career, but he says taking on Britain's Winston Churchill was by far the most daunting.<p>Months of research, four hours for makeup and costumes every day, and capturing …

Winston Churchill

Jack Ruby watched JFK get assassinated

Jack Ruby — the man who shot John F. Kennedy’s killer Lee Harvey Oswald — was among the crowds who witnessed the president’s assassination — and …

Crime

Let’s honor JFK with gun legislation

Regarding Colbert I. King’s Nov. 18 op-ed, “Gun carnage and the do-nothing Congress”:<p>After Lee Harvey Oswald easily purchased his rifle from a mail-order catalogue and assassinated President John F. Kennedy, the United States began a discussion about the need for gun-control legislation.<p>Since 1963, …

Opinion

'Truth' or dare: DMA exhibit of 24 video works is a purposeful sensory overload

The ambitions of Gavin Delahunty, the Dallas Museum of Art's Hoffman Family Curator of Contemporary Art, are put to the test in his latest curatorial …

The Arts

How the ‘America’s Team’ Dallas Cowboys transformed the city's image after JFK assassination

Fridays in the early 1960s were usually light workout days for the Dallas Cowboys.<p>The team was running through a few routine drills on the morning of …

Dallas

Lee Harvey Oswald memoirist Judyth Baker, other authors on tour Nov. 20-21 in D-FW

<b>John Baldwin</b> will discuss <i>Almost Gone: Twenty-Five Days and One Chance to Save Our Daughter</i> at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, at Barnes & Noble, 2601 Preston …

The Arts

A Roundtable of Hackers Dissects 'Mr. Robot' Season 3 Episode 6: 'Kill Process'

Episode 6 of Mr. Robot’s third season may have been tragic, but there were plenty of hacks and details for our team of technologists to pore over. We discussed key card swiping, Signal hardening, halon server rooms, PGP keys, and more. (The chat transcript has been edited for brevity and clarity.) …

Security

10,000 more FBI records unsealed from JFK assassination files

DALLAS — Yet again, the National Archives released a trove of records from the Kennedy assassination files on a Friday afternoon, another strange …

John Kennedy

Zodiac serial killer who has evaded police for 50 years could finally be caught

Zodiac killer terrorised the people of California betwen 1968 and 1970 leaving seven victims in his wake.<p>The Zodiac Killer is one of the great …

Crime

New documents suggest CIA had 'very intensive' interest in Oswald before Kennedy assassination: Fifth Estate

Author says files show Central Intelligence Agency gave ‘cover story’ on surveillance<p>Documents released recently by the U.S. National Archives on …

National Security Agency (NSA)

11/22/63

Stephen King is the king of popular culture. Popular American culture. And this novel (if you grew up in America) is a Baby Boomers wet dream.<p>King …

Review: Gary Oldman lends rousing glory as Churchill to a decent 'Darkest Hour'

About 10 minutes into <i>Darkest Hour</i>, you forget Gary Oldman’s playing Winston Churchill in a gripping World War II drama. Gone is the vaunted British actor — all that’s left is the stocky frame, large jowls and signature cigar of a political force of nature.<p>Oldman has disappeared into roles before — …

Entertainment

The 14 wildest conspiracy theories that celebrities believe

Some celebrities are fascinated by conspiracy theories but don't necessarily buy into them, like Richard Linklater and Demi Lovato. Some float conspiracies and later retract their statements, like Scott Baio. And many are the subjects of conspiracy theories themselves, like Avril Lavigne, Beyoncé, …

World Trade Center

The Punisher Is an Ultraviolent Mistake

<i>Marvel’s The Punisher</i>, which spotlights a supporting character from season two of <i>Daredevil</i>, is frustrating even by the standards of Marvel’s …

Entertainment

The five worst things about being a cyclist

A cold virus has murdered my strength and stamina, and stuffed the bodies into my sinuses. I’ve tried riding through the fatigue, I’ve tried rest… I …

Cycling

5 of the Most Important JFK Files the CIA Is Still Hiding

The government’s release of long-secret JFK assassination records is generating headlines and hype worldwide. But the truth is the majority of the …

Liberal View

Chelsea Clinton slams tabloid magazine for 'loathsome' story involving Malia Obama

Chelsea Clinton leapt to the defense of Malia Obama after a "loathsome," unverified report that alleges the FBI wants to interview former President …

Hillary Clinton

New files do nothing to dampen conspiracies

October 29, 2017 5:25AM<p>CONSPIRACY theories. What the government might have known and still won’t say about Lee Harvey Oswald.<p>Now that is set to all …

Robert F. Kennedy

JFK files: Controversy surrounding CIA counterspy chief fed assassination conspiracies

Ray Locker, USA TODAY<p>The CIA delayed responding to requests for information about its longtime counter-espionage chief, James Angleton, as it tried to minimize the disclosure of his activities related to Soviet defectors and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, newly released documents …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Now 86, Dan Rather is big on Facebook

Halfway through his ninth decade, Dan Rather is years past the time when he and TV networks ruled how Americans thought about the world around them. Yet now 86, Rather has not faded away. In fact, he has found a niche in the new world of social media, with nearly 2.5 million followers on …

Journalism

CIA received tip of JFK's assassination over a year before death

The tip came from a Polish man who described himself as a "chauffeur" for a Soviet Embassy in Australia.

Robert F. Kennedy

Dead Drop November 10

<b>NOW YOU SEE ‘EM…</b> Hey, remember the big splash made on November 1 when the CIA released an additional 470,000 files captured in the 2011 Bin Laden …

Donald Trump

Government releases another JFK trove

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The government made thousands of files related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy public on Thursday, marking the latest installment in the collection's delayed release.<p>Many of the documents in Thursday's release show the intelligence community grappling with -- and griping …

U.S. Politics

On the day JFK was assassinated, the CIA tried to kill Castro with a pen

November 22, 1963.<p>CIA agents met in Paris with a Cuban operative in hopes of assassinating Cuba's Communist leader Fidel Castro using—out of all …

Fidel Castro

Archives unseals 13,000 more JFK assassination documents, most from CIA

<i>This is developing story.</i><p>The National Archives released another 13,213 records from the Kennedy assassination files on Thursday -- mostly unredacted …

National Security Agency (NSA)

More Kennedy assassination files released today

The US National Archives released more than 13,200 records today, some hundreds of pages long, related to the assassination of President John F. …

News (Ireland)

Dan Rather talks about 'What Unites Us,' the press and JFK

<i>Dan Rather, an icon whose journalism career spans more than five decades, wrote the book, "What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism." In it he</i> …

Opinion

We looked for Cincinnati in the JFK files. Here's what we found.

Private planes from Canton to Havana. Whispers of the assassination at a secret meeting. This is what Cincinnati looks like in the released JFK files.

News (U.S.)

13,200 more Kennedy assassination records released

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives on Thursday released more than 13,200 records — some hundreds of pages long — related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.<p>It's the fourth release so far this year.<p>Most of the collection comprising about 5 million pages of records has …

Donald Trump