His brother said in a 1964 oral history that John F. Kennedy never thought about pulling out of Vietnam, but some modern historians think otherwise. Fifty years ago this week, JFK's problem was managing the aftermath of a violent Vietnamese coup.
Colorado voters approved 15 percent excise tax plus a 10 percent sales tax on pot sales, starting next year. But Colorado voters rejected a $1 billion income tax increase to overhaul the state's education funding system.
Democrat Jennifer Johnson of Waterville, Maine, won the Ward 1 warden position over Republican David Johnson on Tuesday by a 127-76 margin. The husband and wife ran against each other to show the importance of public service.
The 13 Marines from Afghanistan were treated like heroes Monday night at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Their plane taxied beneath an arch of water from fire department hoses and were met by a small crowd of cheering USO volunteers, firefighters, police officers and airport workers.
Edward Snowden has released an open letter and a manifesto in recent days, with critics saying he's angling for clemency. Actually, it's not clear what he's doing, but it's not likely to amount to much, experts say.
At least half of Americans with either employer-sponsored or self-obtained health insurance can't keep the plans they had back in 2010, because of changes wrought by Obamacare, a critic charges. Here's why it's hard to tell if that's true.