Boys and Girls, I Have Terrible News…

Steve Jaeger remembers the day that John F. Kennedy died. Where were you?

Aloha, Camelot: Remembering the Day JFK Died

Mark Ellis, en route to Hawaii for a new life with his family, remembers the day the country grieved — and the day it began to heal.

“Would You Kill Hitler?” And Other Important Questions of Manhood

Killing. Purpose. Time travel. What do these things have in common? The answer: manliness.

Robert F. Kennedy and Me

On the 45th anniversary of his death, Deborah A. Lott describes the reaction to the assassination of Bobby Kennedy: in the Ambassador Hotel where he was scheduled to speak, and in the days and years after.

Malala Yousafzai Released From British Hospital

Malala has reached a major milestone in her recovery, and has been moved to outpatient status.

Anger of Muslims, Part 2: Making Sense in 3D

The violence in the Middle East makes sense when viewed from sufficient perspectives.

Strange Fruit

Jackie Summers asks us to ignore, for a moment, the fact that threatening the life of a president is treason.

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Flash Fiction: An American Tragedy

“There’s some foundational myth that adversity makes you better or stronger or whatever. That’s a nice thought, but it’s wrong.”

Did Tweeting Break News of Kim Jong Un’s Death?

Kim Jong Un was reported dead earlier today by China’s Twitter. Is the average Joe (Jane, or Ji) able to handle the job of trained journalists, without the oversight?