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DECATUR, Alabama - Ella Wyker Martin said she will never forget the late-August day in 1972 when her brother, John D. Wyker III, appeared on Dick Clark's "American Bandstand."
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama threw the switch, bathing the National Christmas Tree in lights and giving an otherwise dreary day in the nation's capital a festive and seasonal spirit. He later singled out Nelson Mandela, the beloved South African anti-apartheid leader who died Thursday, for special gratitude.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Jimmy Iovine and Luke Wood were so moved by the "Muscle Shoals" documentary, they're putting up money to make sure the unique spirit of the Alabama music haven lives on.
DETROIT - A plaque honoring Berry Gordy has been unveiled in the Motown Records founder's hometown of Detroit.
WASHINGTON - Honoring the legacy of John F. Kennedy, President Barack Obama laid a wreath at the assassinated president's gravesite as a nation remembers that terrible day in Dallas a half-century ago Friday. Obama also recognized a group of distinguished Americans - including Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey - with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, an award created by Kennedy.