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US President Obama Honors JFK at Gravesite

U.S. President Barack Obama paid tribute to former President John F. Kennedy's legacy to mark the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

Mr. Obama was joined Wednesday by former President Bill Clinton, along with First Lady Michelle Obama and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, for a wreath-laying at Kennedy's grave in Arlington National Cemetery near Washington.

Extended members of the Kennedy family also gathered for the tribute.

Earlier Wednesday, Mr. Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Mr. Clinton and 16 prominent Americans who made significant contributions to significant contributions to U.S. culture, politics, sports and science. President Kennedy established the modern version of the award, but was assassinated two weeks before he planned to honor the first group of recipients.

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Generosity Overwhelms Quake-Stricken Nepal

Multimedia Quake Overwhelms Nepal

VOA's Steve Herman describes the scene in Kathmandu, where quake survivors persevere despite death toll, which now exceeds 4,300 More

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