Lee Harvey Oswald

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In the 1960s and 1970s, the city of Dallas was known for just one reason. It was the place where President John F Kennedy was assassinated by Lee …

JFK Assassination

Why President Trump's 'Strong Look' At Libel LawsDeserves Legal Side Eye

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump vowed to “take a strong look at our country’s libel laws, so that when somebody says something that is false and defamatory about someone, that person will have meaningful recourse in our courts.”<p>This statement, made before a Cabinet meeting, echoed his …

Barack Obama

The reality TV show presidency of Donald Trump slips out during rant

Going off-message, Trump brags that he’s getting good ratings on TV<p>A day after President Donald Trump spoke with bipartisan members of Congress about immigration — one in which he contradicted himself while showing a weak grasp of foreign policy — the president treated the White House as if it were …

Donald Trump

What I've learned from my girlfriend, the mass shooting survivor

In 2011, Emma McMahon was waiting in line for Rep. Gabrille Giffords when a man pulled out a gun and started firing.<p>Emma told me on our first date …

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Gary Oldman Wins Golden Globe…After Blasting Awards Show in 2014

Gary Oldman is a great actor. Over his 30-plus year career, he has slipped into the skin of every character imaginable, from infamous assassin Lee …

Entertainment

In praise of Gary Oldman's performance in True Romance

<b>Sean Wilson looks back at one of the most memorable roles undertaken by the Darkest Hour star, Gary Oldman…</b><p>On the eve of <b>Darkest Hour</b>, the critically …

Gary Oldman

Interactive map of every Quantum Leap series jump

Josh Jones mapped out every leap from every episode of the classic sci-fi show <i>Quantum Leap</i>. Jump with Dr. Sam Beckett and his hologram pal Al all …

Quantum Mechanics

This day in history

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 3, the third day of 2018. There are 362 days left in the year.<p>Birthdays: Actor Dabney Coleman is 86. Journalist-author Betty …

Boston

Here are 5 of Republican Darrell Issa’s most embarrassing moments

Despite being one of the richest members of Congress, California Republican Darrell Issa announced Wednesday that he would not seek a ninth term.<p>Issa …

Liberal View

Gary Oldman: will Churchill prove to be his finest hour?

The dazzling British actor, often mentioned in the same breath as Daniel Day-Lewis, is tipped for a Golden Globe for his role as a national saviour, a long journey from playing punks and skinheads<p>The 1980s was a dazzling era for young, explosive British actors and two of the brightest fireworks in …

Award Shows

The new JFK files reveal how the CIA tracked Oswald

Agency personnel read the assassin’s mail in Russia and observed his activities in New Orleans<p>The latest batch of JFK assassination files, released December 15, illuminate a story that the CIA still denies: the surveillance of accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald in the years before he shot and …

U.S. Politics

Mr. Fish’s Blowtorch Polemics Burn Trump, God, and Everything in Between

It can be dicey to read Dwayne Booth’s new book, <b>And Then The World Blew Up (Fantagraphics, $29.99)</b><i>,</i> over a cup of coffee. Chances are you’ll spit out …

New York City

New leads emerge for JFK conspiracy theorists | McClatchy Washington Bureau

Half-a-dozen 2017 releases of long-secret documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy have given plenty of new leads to those who …

Crime

Roy Moore now challenging election result with lawsuit, since God didn't deliver – VICE News

After losing the Alabama special election on Dec. 12, Roy Moore refused to concede, telling supporters to “wait on God” for the correct result. Absent intervention from the Almighty, Moore has filed a lawsuit to stop the state from certifying his Democratic opponent Doug Jones as the winner of the …

Elections

JFK files: House Assassinations Committee was suspicious of defector's claims about KGB and Oswald

WASHINGTON — Members of the House committee investigating the assassination of President John F. Kennedy had serious reservations about the testimony of a KGB defector who claimed the Soviet intelligence service made no attempt to recruit Lee Harvey Oswald during the time he defected to the Soviet …

News

With more to come, new JFK documents offer fresh leads 54 years later

Half-a-dozen 2017 releases of long-secret documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy have given plenty of new leads to those who …

Crime

Conspiracy theories: Here's what drives people to them, no matter how wacky

Wake up, sheeple.<p>Right now, there are networks of passionate and committed people across the world working to subvert some of our deepest-held beliefs and upend the established world order.<p>They're called conspiracy theorists. They walk among us. They could be your friends, neighbors or loved ones. …

John F. Kennedy

The Dallas Bucket List: 42 Things to Do Before You Die

No matter if you live in Dallas or are visiting for business-slash-pleasure, there's no shortage of things to do here. Here's our bucket list of …

Conspiracy theories as maladaptive coping

A review called ‘The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories‘ sets out a theory of why individuals end up believing Elvis is alive, NASA faked the moon …

Psychology

‘Black Mirror’ satirist Charlie Brooker on being TV’s prophet of doom

Charlie Brooker is worried — no, “terrified”. Terrified of nuclear war. Terrified of fire. Terrified that he took a sleeping aid that has been found …

Charlie Brooker

Is This How Trump Will Announce He Has Fired Mueller?

<i>This article first appeared on Dorf on Law.</i><p>It’s easy to get overwhelmed by information overload regarding the colorful Trump White House, its …

Robert Mueller

The Congressional Intern Secretly Vandalizing Wikipedia

‘I mean, I only edit Wikipedia from within the hallowed halls of Congress,’ she told The Daily Beast.<p>On Dec. 5, Kate Kohn fired up her computer in …

Bears Ears National Monument

LBJ Was Behind The JFK Assassination

1 of 3<p><b>Lyndon B. Johnson</b> was the brains behind <b>John F. Kennedy's</b> assassination in Dallas, with <b>Richard Nixon</b> cutting a deal to cover up the deed — as …

Richard Nixon

The Man of Many Faces: Gary Oldman's Best Performances

The Man of Many Faces: Gary Oldman’s Best Performances<p>In the near 40 years he’s worked in Hollywood, Gary Oldman has become one of the most prolific …

Movies

The Round That Killed JFK

In March of 1963, a man named Lee Harvey Oswald purchased an M38 Carcano rifle and some quantity of ammunition from Klein’s Sporting Goods in …

Self Defense

Why Winston Churchill Continues To Fascinate

<i>Neil Calloway looks at why Britain’s wartime leader is rarely off our screens…</i><p>It’s a great pub quiz question; which character has been played by …

Winston Churchill

Will New JFK Files Finally End Assassination Conspiracy Theories?

Handsome and charismatic, America's 35th president, John F. Kennedy, was making history: from his handling of the Cuban missile crisis and his visit …

Culture

Blippar's celebrity face-mashing app is filled with pictures of killers, terrorists, and dictators

A new app from augmented reality startup Blippar lets you superimpose your face onto celebrities like Mariah Carey and Mark Wahlberg — but also inadvertently suggests serial killers, terrorists, and even the artwork of Adolf Hitler.<p>FaceJam is marketed as a lighthearted way to put your face on a …

Technology

3,000 more JFK assassination files to be released

WASHINGTON -- The National Archives will release a fresh batch of records from the John F. Kennedy assassination files on Friday at 3 p.m. Eastern …

Texas

8 Conspiracy Theories To Catch Up On Before You Binge ‘Wormwood’

Tomorrow, Netflix is premiering <i>Wormwood</i>, Errol Morris‘ docu-drama about a man named Eric Olson who has spent his entire life searching for the truth …

Entertainment