Latest Assassination of John F. Kennedy News

Stanislav Shushkevich, post-Soviet leader of Belarus, dies

May. 04, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Stanislav Shushkevich, who steered Belarus to independence, served as its first leader and is reported to have taught Russian to John F. Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald in the 1960s, has died. He was 87. Shushkevich died early Wednesday, according to his...

Lee Harvey Oswald life insurance claim sells at auction

Apr. 14, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The life insurance policy on the man who assassinated President John F. Kennedy paid out less than $900 to his mother. Now, the death claim she filed to get that sum has sold at auction for almost $80,000. The original Notice of Insurance Claim for Lee Harvey Oswald...

Mexican leader brushes off US allegations of Russia spies

Mar. 25, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Friday brushed off comments by a senior U.S. military official who said there are more Russian spies in Mexico than anywhere else in the world. That was an apparent reference to Russia’s huge embassy in Mexico...

Armored vehicle maker that retrofitted JFK's limo is closing

Mar. 10, 2022 14:20 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — An armored vehicle maker that customized the limousine in which President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963 will shut down its operations. The O’Gara Hess Eisenhardt Armoring Company filed a notice last week that it will layoff all of its employees in...

Pulitzer winner Walter Mears dies, AP's 'Boy on the Bus'

Mar. 05, 2022 00:36 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Walter R. Mears, who for 45 years fluidly and speedily wrote the news about presidential campaigns for The Associated Press and won a Pulitzer Prize doing it, has died. He was 87. “I could produce a story as fast as I could type,” Mears once acknowledged —...