It's been 50 years since the assassination of US President John F Kennedy. Take a look at current images juxtaposed with photos from the scene.

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Obama pays tribute to JFK legacy

2013-11-21 13:57

President Barack Obama laid a wreath at John F Kennedy's gravesite as a nation remembers the terrible day in Dallas a half-century ago Friday when Kennedy was assassinated.

Panama stops N Korea ship over 'weapons'

2013-07-16 07:48

Panama has stopped a North Korean vessel that President Ricardo Martinelli said had sailed from Cuba and tried to illegally sneak suspected missile material through the Panama Canal.

Big expectations for Obama Berlin speech

2013-06-19 10:00

US President Barack Obama's visit to the German capital of Berlin marks his return to a place where he once summoned a throng of 200 000 to share his ambitious vision for American leadership.

Jackie Kennedy spills the beans

2011-09-15 14:40

Hours of newly released interviews with Jackie Kennedy soon after JFK's assassination show both the tenderness of the iconic US first lady - and her acid side.

JFK 'worried' about Johnson presidency

2011-09-09 19:00

Former US president John F Kennedy had "worried for the country" should his then vice president Lyndon Johnson succeed him, according to taped interviews of Kennedy's widow.

Star-studded cast for JFK tribute

2010-10-14 09:19

Paul Simon, Morgan Freeman and many others will take part in a concert honouring the legacy of former US President John F Kennedy.

Jackie joins Twitter

2010-09-18 07:25

If Twitter had existed in 1960, a pregnant Jacqueline Kennedy might have used it to reach voters during her husband's presidential campaign.

Risqué photo of JFK found

2009-12-28 17:05

A photograph allegedly showing a young John F Kennedy sunbathing on a yacht among four naked women has been discovered, reports celebrity website TMZ.


Reverent memorials to mark JFK

2013-11-22 15:18

Fifty years after President John F Kennedy was assassinated, thousands will mark the day with numerous ceremonies both private and public around the country.

US flags to be lowered in honour of JFK

2013-11-22 08:09

US President Barack Obama has ordered flags to be lowered to half staff to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F Kennedy.

America still held in Kennedy's spell

2013-11-18 23:08

Five decades after shots rang out from the Texas Book Depository, the US will honour President John F Kennedy.

Berlin hails US ties 50yrs after JFK speech

2013-06-26 14:06

Germany has hailed the endurance of transatlantic ties on the 50th anniversary of US president John F Kennedy's stirring Cold War declaration "Ich bin ein Berliner".

Origins of JFK's 'ask not' line

2011-11-02 14:20

John F Kennedy’s most famous turn of phrase was inspired by the headmaster of his New England prep school, according to a new book on America's only president to have won the Pulitzer Prize.

Wife wanted to stay with JFK in event of war

2011-09-12 22:24

John F Kennedy's wife Jacqueline pleaded with him to allow her and their children stay with him in event of a nuclear Armageddon, a report on new audio tapes says.

Kennedy family gathers on JFK 50th

2011-01-21 10:41

The Kennedy family has been joined by members of the former president's administration, civil rights activists and others to mark his legacy in Washington.

Star cast for JFK tribute

2010-10-14 09:19

Paul Simon, Morgan Freeman and many others will take part in a concert honouring the legacy of former US President John F Kennedy.

JFK condolence letters published

2010-03-08 20:06

The book, Letters to Jackie: Condolences From a Grieving Nation, includes more than 200 never-before-published letters honouring JFK.

Apollo mission recreated online

2009-07-13 09:33

Forty years ago families crowded around black-and-white TV sets to watch Neil Armstrong take man's first steps on the moon. Now they can watch it online.

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