Republican presidential candidate and former Texas governor Rick Perry formally announces his candidacy for the 2016 Republican nomination for president at an event in Addison, Texas. Photograph: Mike Stone/Reuters

Former Texas governor Rick Perry announced on Thursday he will pursue the Republican presidential nomination again in 2016, seeking redemption for a f(...)

 In a moving speech at Dealey Plaza, Dallas, yesterday, Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings spoke of John F Kennedy’s legacy. Photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA

Thousands of people braved a wet, bitterly cold day to remember US president John F Kennedy and mark the moment 50 years ago when he was assassinat(...)

President John F Kennedy, first lady Jacqueline Kennedy  and Texas Governor John Connally and his wife  in the presidential motorcade moments before Kennedy was shot in Dallas,Texas, on November 22nd, 1963. Photograph: Reuters/Victor Hugo King/Library of Congress/

There are no signs to commemorate the route John F Kennedy’s presidential motorcade took through Dallas to the scene of his assassination a half-centu(...)

The plaza where the 35th president was shot has become America’s altar to the conspiracy theory

Sherman Hopkins was five years old when President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated in Dealey Plaza in Dallas 50 years ago. Now he(...)