• smuggling Jul 7

    Man Accused of Smuggling Egyptian Artifacts Through JFK

    A Brooklyn man was indicted Monday for allegedly smuggling hundreds of ancient Egyptian artifacts through JFK International Airport earlier this year. The United States Attorney’s Office says Ashraf Omar Eldarir arrived at the airport on Jan. 22 with three suitcases of what he claimed to U.S. Customs and Border Protection as goods valued at about $300. But when agents opened…

  • Donald Trump Mar 13

    Traveler Describes Chaos at NY Airport After Travel Ban News

    A Connecticut man living in New York says he was waiting to board a flight to Sweden Wednesday evening when friends started texting and calling him. President Donald Trump had just announced a 30-day travel ban for flights from Europe.

  • JFK Jan 13

    Extensive Collection of JFK Memorabilia Hits Auction Block

    One of the most comprehensive private collections of John F. Kennedy memorabilia that chronicles his life from childhood to the White House is for sale. Hundreds of items associated with the late president are being offered as a single lot by Boston’s RR Auction for a minimum of $1.5 million. The collection includes a handwritten draft of Kennedy’s 1960 speech…

  • JFK Dec 25, 2019

    JFK Letter Promising Santa Safe During Cold War on Display

    In the throes of the Cold War, the Soviet Union was planning to test a massive nuclear bomb in the Arctic Circle. But in a letter to then-President John F. Kennedy, a young Michigan girl was most concerned about the North Pole’s most famous resident. “Please stop the Russians from bombing the North Pole,” 8-year-old Michelle Rochon, of Marine...

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