- John Podesta eats crow: ‘I apologize to Speaker Boehner’
- U.S., China race to finish line on ‘invisibility cloak’
- Obama ‘cavalier’ in hiding foreign aid order, judge rules
- Prince Charles: Muslims are driving Christians from Mideast through persecution
- Gitmo’s first commander: Close the prison down
- Google’s newest photography find: Just wink and shoot
- Detroit’s Heidelberg art project hit by 8 fires in 8 months
- Pa. police pull people over for random DNA tests for feds
- NASA pushing hard to get back into space game
- Harvard student to face federal charges for bomb hoax
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Nov. 22, 1963 — the world seemed to stand still. Everyone who was alive remembers that horrible Friday and exactly where they were and what they were doing.
With the mighty Jim Lehrer retiring, let's look at some of the most famous folks who have delivered the news.
On July 17, 1980, I was sitting with a group of top-flight journalists when out of the blue one of them asked, "What happened in Washington exactly one year ago today?" After a few minutes of increasingly embarrassed silence, the questioner said, "Jimmy Carter fired his entire Cabinet." In reality, citing a crisis of confidence, President Carter asked his Cabinet to resign, and five of its members did.
Space shuttle Atlantis has been cleared for liftoff.
The mothers of three American hikers held in Iran said they picked up their visas Wednesday and hope to travel to Tehran by early next week to visit them in prison.