John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly known as Jack Kennedy or by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.
Notable events that occurred during his presidency included the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Space Race—by initiating Project Apollo, the building of the Berlin Wall, the African-American Civil Rights Movement, and the increased US involvement in the Vietnam War.
After military service as commander of Motor Torpedo Boats PT-109 and PT-59 during World War II in the South Pacific, Kennedy represented Massachusetts's 11th congressional district in the U.S.
House of Representatives from 1947 to 1953 as a Democrat.
Thereafter, he served in the U.S.
Senate from that state from 1953 until 1960.
Kennedy defeated Vice President and Republican candidate Richard Nixon in the 1960 U.S.
At age 43, he was the youngest man to have been elected to the office, the second-youngest president, and the first person born in the 20th century to serve as president.
(CNSNews.com) - At the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Wednesday, Sen. John Kennedy (R.-La..) asked Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch about the argument Gorsuch.. CNSNews.com
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, while touring Europe in summer 1945 as a war correspondent for Hearst magazines, wrote in a diary that he believed Adolf Hitler could have still been alive after the Second.. Newsmax
On Friday, John Legend had his bag stolen and then returned at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City, but his driver was not involved, despite recent reports. According to The New York Daily News.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
The weddings of those in the social set dazzle with a rarely seen kind of grandeur. Here, we take a look back at some of the most memorable society weddings of all time, including Carolyn Bessette and.. Source: Vogue -
A high-profile auction is putting a new spotlight on John F. Kennedy and his view of Adolf Hitler. For the first time, JFK's only diary will go on the auction block. The then-28-year-old wrote about.. Source: CBS News -
The grandson of the late Gambino crime boss John Gotti has been arrested along with another high-profile mobster in an arson case. John J. Gotti, 23, and Vincent Asaro, 82, were arrested for.. Source: Wibbitz Studio -
NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Breslin scored one of his best-remembered interviews with President John F. Kennedy's grave-digger and once drove straight into a riot where he was beaten to his underwear. In a.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
It turns out, even John Legend isn't immune to an occasional sticky fingers situation.
Reports that the crooner was alleged robbed of up to $30,000 worth of clothing and accessories were published.. Mashable
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It wasn’t fake news and couldn’t be called that; we all watched it together.
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As congressional Republicans mark the seventh anniversary of the Affordable Care Act by trying to repeal it, let us pause to reflect on a somewhat less auspicious anniversary.
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BOSTON (AP) " A diary kept by a young John F. Kennedy during his brief stint as a journalist after World War II is being auctioned.The diary was written in 1945 when the 28-year-old Kennedy was a.. New Zealand Herald Also reported by •Seattle Times
A high-profile auction is putting a new spotlight on John F. Kennedy and his view of Adolf Hitler. For the first time, JFK's only diary will go on the auction block. The then-28-year-old wrote about.. CBS News
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Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch made a crucial ethical distinction in his response to questions about doctor-prescribed suicide during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, said.. Eurasia Review Also reported by •CNA
The U.S. attorney's office in Brooklyn says Vincent Asaro is charged with an arson committed before his 2015 arrest in the robbery of the Lufthansa cargo terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport in 1978. CBS 2
The election of 2016 forced us, like so many Americans, to reconsider much of what we imagined we knew about our country and our society. For example, only a few months ago there was a growing,.. Huffington Post