Crystal Hill

Reporter

Location icon United States of America

Journalist based in Washington D.C. Indianapolis native.

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JFK diary written in post-WWII Europe sells for $718,000

BOSTON (AP) - A diary kept by a young John F. Kennedy during his brief stint as a journalist after World War II in which he reflected on Hitler and the weakness of the United Nations sold for more than $700,000 on Wednesday.

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Movie about marathon bombing survivor premieres at hospital

BOSTON (AP) - A film chronicling the story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman premiered in the U.S. on Tuesday at the hospital where he and others who were injured in the 2013 deadly attack were treated. Dozens of people attended the screening of "Stronger" at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston.

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A Syrian boy gazed through a gym window. Captivated, the owners tried to find him.

It became an arresting image: a Syrian boy in a Turkish city, with his shoe-polishing materials thrown over his shoulder, gazing through the window of a gym, his facial expression hidden but his longing apparent. Captured in front of Olympiat Sports Center, the photo of Muhammad Hussein, 12, a Syrian refugee, gained attention on social media throughout the country, The Hurriyet Daily News reported.

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Free speech supporters: Outnumbered, but rally was a success

BOSTON (AP) - Supporters of a small, conservative "free speech rally" held Saturday in Boston said that despite being outnumbered by tens of thousands of counterprotesters, their event was a success. Demonstrators protesting against racism and white supremacy had descended upon historic Boston Common, dwarfing the rally's few dozen attendees and leading to what appeared to be an abrupt end of the event.

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USS Constitution returns to Boston's waters after repairs

BOSTON (AP) - The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, returned late Sunday to Boston's waters. The undocking of "Old Ironsides" marked the end of restoration work that started two years ago, officials said. A celebration was held at the USS Constitution Museum.

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Thousands turn out to remember Kennedy on his 100th birthday

BOSTON (AP) - Americans turned out by the thousands Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100. The U.S. Postal Service commemorated Kennedy's centennial with a dedication of a JFK postage stamp in Brookline, a Boston suburb where he was born on May 29, 1917.

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