Fifty years after his assassination in Dallas, John F. Kennedy remains one of the most famous and admired Americans of the 20th century – although historians are split over the import of his 1,000 days in the Oval Office. Can you tell fact from fiction about JFK? Match wits with D.C. Decoder over the nation's 35th president.
On Nov. 5, New Yorkers will elect the city’s 109th mayor. Often called “the second toughest job in America,” the office has been held by locomotive drivers, jazz composers, and one of the world’s richest men. Some have been scoundrels, some heroes, and some a mix of both. But all have been men, and all but one white.How much do you know about the cast of colorful characters who have led the sprawling metropolis some have called the “capital of the world?”