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Revisiting the legacy of JFK's assassination in Dallas

More than 50 years later, Dallas remains synonymous with one of the most controversial events in US history. CNET visits Dealey Plaza during Road Trip 2014.

By June 18, 2014

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Shakespeare, tanks, and JFK's motorcade, in Legos (pictures)

Four new books showcase human history, all in Legos. They range from depictions of assassination attempts on US presidents to full Shakespeare plays presented with the famous bricks.

18 Images By November 29, 2013

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From Romeo to JFK -- in Legos

Dive into four new books that use Legos to depict gripping moments in history and lit, from Shakespeare's plays to a fateful motorcade in Dallas.

By November 29, 2013

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Was a texting pilot behind JFK runway fail?

A small charter aircraft is taxiing along a runway at New York's JFK airport. The pilot is allegedly so keen to use his cell phone that he may not have been paying full attention, and the plane strikes ground lights.

By February 23, 2013

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$1.5 million worth of iPad Mini tabs stolen from JFK

Bold theft from a cargo building at New York's biggest airport this week nets thousands of the new smaller tablets that had just arrived from China.

By November 15, 2012

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This is what happens when a plane lands on only its rear wheels

The pilot of a Fokker 100, due to land in Brasilia, realizes that his front wheels are a no-go. So he goes for it anyway.

By April 2, 2014

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When Telstar met JFK

Fifty years ago today, the little Telstar satellite relayed the first TV transmission across the Atlantic. It wasn't long before President Kennedy had his black-and-white electrons beamed from the U.S. to Europe.

By July 12, 2012

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Zuckerberg says US 'really blew it' on surveillance programs

Facebook CEO criticizes government's data collection programs as lacking transparency.

By November 24, 2013

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Google Doodle honors 'father of industrial design'

The search giant's latest Doodle celebrates the 120th birthday of designer Raymond Loewy.

By November 5, 2013

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When will your favorite airline take advantage of the FAA's rule change?

The FAA has relaxed rules on using electronics on airplanes. But that doesn't necessarily apply to your next flight. Here's a list of when each US airline plans to allow passengers to use gadgets during all phases of a flight -- updated as changes happen.

By October 31, 2013