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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 1960, file photo, Sen. John F. Kennedy, D-Mass., formally announces at a news conference in Washington that he is a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. A handwritten draft Kennedy's announcement speech is among hundreds of items associated with the late president to be auctioned in January 2020, by the Boston-based RR Auction. Online bidding for the collection put together by a California man opens Jan. 17. (AP Photo, File)

Extensive collection of JFK memorabilia hits auction block

Jan. 13, 2020 6:14 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — One of the most comprehensive private collections of John F. Kennedy memorabilia, one that chronicles his life from childhood to the White House, is for sale. Hundreds of items associated with the former Democratic president are being offered as a single lot by Boston's RR Auction for a...

Colombian rebel group frees 3 teenagers captured this month

Dec. 23, 2019 6:23 PM EST

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Three teenagers who were captured earlier this month by the rebel National Liberation Army in Colombia were released Monday following mediation by several human rights groups. The International Committee of the Red Cross said in a statement that the teens were in good health when...