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Willard Hotel To Unveil Portraits Of Lincoln In D.C.

Two new portraits of President Abraham Lincoln and his family are being unveiled at a Washington hotel ahead of the 150th anniversary next year of Lincoln’s assassination.


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Former White House Press Secretary Jim Brady Dies

James Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and undertook a personal crusade for gun control, died Monday. He was 73.


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Objects From JFK Assassination Go On Display In D.C.

Some never-before-seen artifacts from the minutes and hours following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination are going on display in Washington.


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Forum To Honor The Life Of Martin Luther King Jr.

Scholars will discuss the impact of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and message during a free public conference at Bowie State University.


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Newseum To Mark 50 Years Since JFK’s Assassination

The Newseum in Washington will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy next year with a new film and exhibits chronicling the 35th president’s life.


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2 New Charges For Alleged White House Shooter

A man accused of shooting an assault rifle at the White House and charged with the attempted assassination of President Barack Obama faces two additional counts.


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Vigil Set For MLK Memorial To Mark Assassination

A candlelight vigil is planned at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington to mark the anniversary of the civil rights leader’s assassination 44 years ago.


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Ford’s Theatre Opens Center To Study Lincoln In D.C.

Flowers once attached to President Abraham Lincoln’s coffin and ribbons from mourners have joined videos and interactive displays to explore his life and legacy in a new museum and education center at the theater where Lincoln was assassinated.


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Man Pleads Not Guilty To Trying To Kill Obama

An Idaho man accused of firing shots at the White House pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he tried to assassinate President Barack Obama.


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Terror Alert Issued After Failed Assassination Plot

A worldwide terror alert has been issued after a failed plot to assassinate a Saudi diplomat here in the U.S. is linked to Iran.



Those Who Lost Loved Ones On 9/11 React To Bin Laden’s Death

Osama bin Laden was known as the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks. WJZ has reaction from people who lost loved ones on 9/11.