Kerry Kennedy, the daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy and ex-wife to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was involved in a hit-and-run incident Friday morning while under the influence of drugs, according to the New York State Police.
A woman who witnessed the 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy says she has agreed to testify for Sirhan Sirhan's new defense team.
As a federal court prepares to rule on a challenge to Sirhan Sirhan's conviction in the Robert F. Kennedy assassination, a long overlooked witness to the murder is telling her story: She heard two guns firing during the 1968 shooting and authorities altered her account of the crime.
Nina Rhodes-Hughes, a witness to the Robert F. Kennedy assassination in 1968, claims there was a second shooter.
If there was a second gunman in Sen. Robert F. Kennedy's assassination, who was it?
Robert F. Kennedy's son, Douglas, faces charges over an incident at a New York hospital. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports.
The nurses involved in a maternity ward scuffle with Douglas Kennedy should be investigated and disciplined, Kennedy's lawyers say.
Robert F. Kennedy's son, Douglas, faces misdemeanor charges over an incident at a New York hospital last month in which he knocked down a nurse while holding his newborn son, attorneys for both sides say.
A controversial assertion by convicted Robert F. Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan to win his freedom was challenged this week by the California attorney general who said "overwhelming evidence" exists against Sirhan's claims.
In the 1,257 GOP debates we have had to sit through, poverty and the poor have rarely come up, so it was no surprise that Mitt Romney would be dismissive of them in an interview this week with CNN's Soledad O'Brien.
Sirhan Sirhan, convicted of the 1968 assassination of presidential candidate Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, should be freed from prison or granted a new trial based on "formidable evidence" asserting his innocence and "horrendous violations" of his rights, defense attorneys said in federal court papers filed this week.
We are the reality-show generation. Instead of doing, we watch: We watch people sing, dance with B-level stars, fist pump, pawn stuff, pick a husband/wife, get extreme makeovers to their homes and faces, be "real" housewives, keep up, lose weight, go to rehab, get fired, survive.
Sirhan Sirhan, Robert F. Kennedy's assassin, says "this whole thing is a horrible nightmare."
A California state panel on Wednesday denied parole for Sirhan B. Sirhan, saying the convicted assassin of Robert F. Kennedy hasn't demonstrated an understanding of the "magnitude" of his crimes.
When people call the shootings in Tucson senseless, they are absolutely right. By all reports, the alleged Tucson shooter was seriously mentally ill and quite probably schizophrenic.
Communications director for Rep. Giffords, C.J. Karamargin, talks about how this event could the national tone.
Theodore C. Sorensen, a close adviser and speechwriter to President John F. Kennedy, has died, the White House said Sunday.
Marilyn Monroe's sultry rendition of "Happy Birthday" sung for President John F. Kennedy's 45th birthday celebration marked the actress' last major public appearance before her mysterious death in August 1962.
Authorities reopened the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge, formerly known as Triborough Bridge, early Thursday morning after determining that a moving truck abandoned on it did not pose a threat.
Off the coast of Algiers one day in 1944, a young Navy officer plea-bargained with God as his torpedoed ship, the USS Lansdale, took on water.
Robert Morgenthau, the real life template for the original "Law and Order" district attorney, retires after 35 years.
The following is a list of the top 10 people who made the year 2009 in the United States memorable. It was compiled by CNN editor Jay Kernis, who acknowledges that it is entirely subjective. Kernis puts together a list each weekday of intriguing people, which runs on CNN.com.
The FBI has seized a two-page, handwritten letter of condolence sent by Jacqueline Kennedy to the widow of Robert F. Kennedy shortly after he was assassinated in 1968. The family contends the letter was stolen.
Larry talks with the sons of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy about how they are dealing with the death of their father.
When the late Sen. Edward Kennedy was growing up, there was a family edict: Kennedy men don't cry.
The late Massachusetts senator wrote his handling of Chappaquiddick was "inexcusable"
The Arlington National Cemetery gravesite of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy opened to the public at 8 a.m. Sunday, a little less than 12 hours after he was buried.
Shortly before his death, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy wrote a letter to Pope Benedict XVI asking for the pontiff to pray for him as he struggled with an aggressive form of brain cancer, it was revealed at his graveside service Saturday evening.
Sen. Edward Kennedy died at his home after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. CNN's Dana Bash reports.
Using archival footage and photographs, producers Peter Kunhardt and Sheila Nevins made the HBO documentary "Teddy: In His Own Words," which follows the life of U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy.
President Obama hailed Sen. Edward M. Kennedy as "a champion for those who had none, the soul of the Democratic Party and the lion of the U.S. Senate" at a funeral Mass for the late lawmaker Saturday.
Friends, family and colleagues paid tribute to Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy on Friday evening with a three-hour wake capped by a chorus of "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling."
Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy, the patriarch of the first family of Democratic politics, died late Tuesday at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. He was 77.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks with former President Jimmy Carter regarding the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy.
Services for Sen. Edward Kennedy will be Saturday morning at a Boston church before his burial in Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington, his office announced Wednesday.
Sen. Edward Kennedy, the patriarch of the first family of Democratic politics, died Tuesday night at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, after a 15-month battle with brain cancer. He was 77.
The young senator inspired a new generation of voters with his message of change and extended America's hand to the global community in an effort to promote a different kind of diplomacy.
The last of the legendary Kennedy brothers succumbs after suffering a brain tumor
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sister of President Kennedy, is in critical but stable condition in a Massachusetts hospital with her family at her side, her family said Friday.
Last week Gov. John Lynch signed a bill making New Hampshire the sixth state to legalize same-sex marriage.
Global warming concerns took center stage Monday as two organizations held rallies to draw attention to an issue that President Barack Obama has promised to place near the top of his agenda.
The political circus surrounding the selection of New York's next senator is over -- at least for the next two years.
Sen. Ted Kennedy "left the hospital this morning as expected, his spirits are good, and doctors want him to get some rest," a Kennedy aide said Wednesday.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks about how Sen. Ted Kennedy is faring after his health scare.
After weeks of criticism that she was being too elusive, Senate hopeful Caroline Kennedy is now talking about why she believes she is the best person for the job.
FBI wiretaps have "given us the most powerful and persuasive source of all for seeing how utterly selfless Martin Luther King was," as a civil rights leader, according to a leading civil rights scholar.
Judging by the screaming newspaper headlines and the steamy ecstasy of the gossip columns, people from other worlds might presume that it has already come to pass: that a woman who happens to be named Caroline Kennedy was pole-vaulted above the crowd and sent with magic wand and golden slippers to the U.S. Senate from New York, in the hope of saving the Empire State and bringing goodness to all its inhabitants.
Caroline Kennedy is on a public campaign for Sen. Hillary Clinton's Senate seat, which may make it difficult for New York Gov. David Paterson not to send President John F. Kennedy's only living child to Washington.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to New York Rep. Peter King about why he could beat Caroline Kennedy in an election.
Caroline Kennedy, the 51-year-old daughter of President John F. Kennedy, has indicated her interest in filling the New York Senate seat being vacated by secretary of state designee Hillary Clinton.
The daughter of Camelot will request the appointment, says New York's governor
Wednesday night's vote on the financial bailout was good for future legislators who plan to run for president. For decades, the conventional wisdom has been that sitting senators make bad presidential candidates.
The "Lion of the Senate" vows to be there for Barak Obama's inauguration
A few days before the 1968 California Democratic primary, Washington Post reporter Richard Harwood told his editor he wanted to stop covering Robert F. Kennedy's campaign for president.
I spent a few hours looking over video footage and still photos of 40 years ago this weekend, June 1968.
A funeral train brought Robert F. Kennedy's body to Washington. Unseen photos of the journey were recently discovered.
Sen. Hillary Clinton said Friday that she regretted comments that evoked the June 1968 assassination of Robert Kennedy as part of her explanation for why she was staying in the presidential race late into the primary season.
Sen. Hillary Clinton makes a reference to the assassination of Robert Kennedy while explaining why she stays in the race.
A fight may be brewing over Sen. Hillary Clinton's verbal gaffe about the assassination of Robert Kennedy.
Sen. Hillary Clinton said Sunday some people are using her controversial reference to Robert F. Kennedy's assassination to suggest that she meant something "completely unthinkable."
Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks about what doctors were looking for when diagnosing Sen. Ted Kennedy's brain tumor.
Sen. John Kerry asks everyone to pull for Sen. Ted Kennedy and his family as he battles a brain tumor.
Surrounded by family, a smiling Sen. Edward Kennedy left a Boston hospital Wednesday morning, a day after his doctors announced that he has a malignant brain tumor.
Senators react to news that Sen. Ted Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor.
The news that Sen. Edward Kennedy had been diagnosed with a brain tumor brought an onslaught of emotional response from Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail Tuesday.
Michael Waltrip sat helpless in the garage as the laps counted down at Richmond last Saturday night. Parked by NASCAR after contact with Casey Mears turned into an ugly, intentional wreck, the 45-year-old veteran could do nothing to save face in the latest of a series of missteps since his self-owned program moved to Toyota in 2007. Frustrated, all he could do was sit and watch as his No. 55 car lost track position like wildfire.
On February 11, a group of renegade soldiers invaded my home. As I walked toward my house, I was not aware that they had disarmed my guards and broken into the house, knocking down doors looking for me. But as I walked up the street -- ironically, Robert F. Kennedy Boulevard, named for one of my heroes -- I saw one of the renegades and knew that he was going to shoot me. As he aimed for my heart, I turned to run. Instead of the left side of my chest, he shot me twice in the right side of the back.
Caroline Kennedy and Sen. Edward Kennedy endorse Sen. Barack Obama for President before supporters in Washington.
Sen. Ted Kennedy's endorsement of presidential candidate Barack Obama made headlines across the nation, largely because the Kennedy family was thought to be firmly situated in the Hillary Clinton camp.
Sen. Ted Kennedy's endorsement of Barack Obama's presidential campaign is hugely significant. But not for the reasons that pundits suggest.
After a quarter century, authorities say they have finally solved one of America's most intriguing whodunits, the 1975 murder of pretty, rich teen-ager Martha Moxley in this affluent New York suburb.
Dressed in a conservative blue suit and a starched white shirt, Michael Skakel could have been going to a business meeting rather than a courthouse. And from his placid demeanor, one might have thought the Kennedy cousin was relaxing at the family compound on Cape Cod rather than being arraigned for the brutal 1975 murder of Martha Moxley.
Hillary Clinton had a question when Tom Brokaw told her he was working on a book on the 1960s.
Journalist/author Tom Brokaw stops by to talk with CNN's Melissa Long about his new book, "BOOM! Voices of the Sixties."
The film "In the Shadow of the Moon" reunites 10 Apollo astronauts as they share their memories and emotions of reaching a destination never before visited by man.
A new film documents the experiences of the astronauts who went to the moon. CNN's Andrea Mineo has more.
We're in an unprecedented situation. It's not just that Hillary Clinton would be the first woman president if elected, she would also be the first president married to a former president.
"Do you want to hear God laugh? Make a plan."
Bobby, a schoolboy-earnest exercise in nostalgia and tragedy (nostalgedy?), unfolds entirely at the Ambassador Hotel on June 4, 1968, just prior to the night that Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated.
(Time.com) -- It is 9 a.m. on a fresh, sunny Saturday in Rockford, Illinois, and nearly a thousand people have gathered in the gymnasium at Rock Valley College to participate in a town meeting with their Senator, Barack Obama.
All right-thinking people agree that reducing dependence on fossil fuels is a Good Thing. Shifting energy consumption toward renewables such as biomass, wind and solar helps make the world cleaner; and it would be awfully nice not to have to rely quite so much on a certain rather volatile region of the world.
Four U.S. presidents -- including President George W. Bush -- were among the luminaries at Coretta Scott King's funeral Tuesday. Among some speakers' accolades and tributes to the civil rights icon were criticisms of the current administration's actions -- the war in Iraq and domestic eavesdropping.
I'd like to make it clear to the people who run the Democratic Party that I will not support Hillary Clinton for president.
As the floodwaters rose in New Orleans last week, a group called Columbia Christians for Life announced that it had discerned God's purpose in the storm: the destruction of the five abortion clinics in the city.
From the Boston Tea Party to Paul Revere's ride to the battles of Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts helped give birth to America's independence.
"Kennedy is the Remedy," "I Back Jack" and "Leadership for the 60s" are just some of the slogans on posters, buttons and pennants that adorn the walls claiming allegiance to John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
By and large, Americans are optimists. We like to believe that anything is possible. Conquering polio, traveling to the moon, and creating the World Wide Web are but a few notable examples of the t...
For many black kids growing up in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, the color of money has often seemed very white. That didn't sit well with Earl G. Graves, who was raised in that t...
The Blind Assassin Margaret Atwood (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday) The latest from the author of The Handmaid's Tale is the anti-beach read--a complicated take on Depression-era Canada, with a lesson or ...
This month the U.S. entered the longest economic expansion in history--a record that has stood since the groovy boom of the 1960s. It should be time to celebrate; instead, the specter of history pr...
EVERY BUSINESS DAY since the beginning of the year, an average 2,389 American workers have learned that they would be losing their jobs. The layoffs of 255,000 employees announced in the first half...
Get ready for the latest buzzwords in corporate restructuring: reverse synergy. In other words, or so the theory goes, the parts of most conglomerates are worth a lot more separately than in combin...
AN ERA in American capitalism is drawing to a close; another era is beginning. Call the Eighties the decade of restructuring: Onto the scene rode the now familiar horsemen of the corporate apocalyp...
Trouble seems to come in bunches for Union Carbide. The latest setback: a $1.4-million fine by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for alleged violations at Carbide's Institute, West ...
When Joseph P. Kennedy II, Robert Kennedy's eldest son, founded Citizens Energy Corp. in 1979 to provide low-cost heating oil to the poor, some saw the nonprofit company as an ideal political launc...