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Stories with subject: Assassinations
  • Family of doctor who treated Lincoln assassin visit prison 
    Updated: Jul-24-15 3:02 pm

    DRY TORTGUAS NATIONAL PARK, Florida - About 80 descendants of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd are marking the 150th anniversary of Mudd's July 24, 1865, arrival at an isolated Gulf of Mexico fort where he was imprisoned after splinting the broken leg of Abraham Lincoln's assassin.

  • Family of doctor who treated Lincoln assassin visit prison 
    Updated: Jul-24-15 2:47 pm

    DRY TORTGUAS NATIONAL PARK, Florida - About 80 descendants of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd are marking the 150th anniversary of Mudd's July 24, 1865, arrival at an isolated Gulf of Mexico fort where he was imprisoned after splinting the broken leg of Abraham Lincoln's assassin.

  • Clinton eulogizes promoter of National Civil Rights Museum 
    Updated: Jul-18-15 6:08 pm

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Former President Bill Clinton led the eulogies Saturday for D'Army Bailey, a lawyer and judge who helped preserve the Memphis hotel where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and turn it into the National Civil Rights Museum.

  • Saginaw man aims to clear relative's name in Lincoln killing story has photos
    Updated: Jul-17-15 4:50 pm

    SAGINAW, Michigan - A Saginaw man is continuing a near century-old effort to clear the name of his great-grandfather, a Maryland doctor who was convicted of helping former President Abraham Lincoln's killer escape after the 1865 assassination.

  • Gary Mack, JFK assassination museum mastermind, dead at 68 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 7:16 pm

    DALLAS - Gary Mack, a former television news producer whose interest in the death of President John F. Kennedy helped launch a museum at the warehouse where Kennedy's assassin opened fire, died Wednesday. He was 68.

  • D'Army Bailey, National Civil Rights Museum promoter, dies story has photos
    Updated: Jul-12-15 11:44 pm

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee - D'Army Bailey, a lawyer and judge who helped preserve the Memphis hotel where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and turn it into the National Civil Rights Museum, died on Sunday, his wife said. He was 73.

  • Egypt marks 2nd anniversary of Islamist ouster with mourning story has photos
    Updated: Jul-04-15 8:37 am

    CAIRO - Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadly telling. At the focal point of Egypt's upheavals, where authorities had hoped to stage celebrations, there was instead a prayer for the week's dead, including soldiers cut down by militants in Sinai and the country's chief prosecutor, assassinated by car bomb in the capital.

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 6:10 am

    Crunch time in Greece as bailout due to expire, IMF loan due with no deal in sight