Sgt. 1st Class Paul Ray Smith's family received the Medal of Honor during White House ceremonies in 2005 for his actions during the Iraq invasion. He was killed when his unit was attacked by Iraqi forces at the Baghdad airport on April 4, 2003 and is credited with saving hundreds of lives.
FBI files on Sen. Ted Kennedy kept between 1961 and 1985 are full of death threats and clues to the senator's relationship with the FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover.
Katie Holmes is set to play Jackie Kennedy opposite Greg Kinnear as President John F. Kennedy in an upcoming History Channel miniseries.
Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Scott Brown are bringing in their parties' stars as they battle to win Ted Kennedy's Senate seat in a Jan. 19 special election. Bill Clinton is stumping for Coakley in Massachusetts Friday.
As 2009, the big year of social media, wraps up, the Monitor’s language columnist considers just what a workhorse the word ‘social’ is.
For the first time, a glimpse of the Kennedys from the inside.
Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, returned from Iraq Wednesday. He's tipped to run for the US Senate. Several other political families also have members eyeing 2010.
Remembrances of the Democratic senator, excerpted here, come from those of all political stripes.