CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's oldest and most traveled space shuttle, Discovery, is being flown to a new life as a museum relic. Discovery departed Florida's Kennedy Space Center at daybreak Tuesday aboard a modified jumbo jet. It's bound for Washington, where it will be a Smithsonian exhibit. The... more »
Police say the wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs in New York's Hudson Valley.
The arrest comes one month after Mary Kennedy's license was suspended following her guilty plea to driving while impaired by alcohol.
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Fort Carson will hold a memorial service at 11:00 Wednesday morning for three fallen soldiers. The troops were killed in Afghanistan.
Soldiers being memorialized are: Sgt. Grant A. Wichmann - 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Field Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division
Sgt. Nathan P. Kennedy -... more »
The governor of Massachusetts has named former Democratic Party chairman Paul G. Kirk Jr. to temporarily fill the late Sen. Edward Kennedy's seat. Gov. Deval Patrick's announcement Thursday means Kirk will serve in the post until voters pick a replacement in a Jan. 19 special election. Patrick says the issues... more »
Massachusetts will get a new, interim, U.S. Senator today to replace the late Edward M. Kennedy after legislators changed the law to all one to be appointed. Gov. Deval Patrick is to announce the appointment of Kennedy's successor at a news conference at the Statehouse. Former aide and longtime Kennedy... more »
The Massachusetts Senate takes up a bill today that would allow Gov. Deval Patrick to name an interim appointment to the Senate seat left vacant by the death of Edward Kennedy.
The state House approved the measure last night, but its fate in the Senate is uncertain. Voters will... more »
Ted Kennedy was haunted by the 1969 car crash that killed Mary Jo Kopechne, regretted drinking with his nephew in 1991 and was easily startled after his brothers' assassinations.
Those are some of the revelations in the late senator's memoir, "True Compass," which is being published this month.
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