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The assassination of JFK: As it happened

It has been half a century, and so many lifetimes ago. Yet the images from November 1963 remain haunting, blurred into our national consciousness. Fifty years later, CBS News relives that drama -- in the moment -- as it unfolded before a world in shock.Bob Schieffer | CBS News: When the President came to Texas, I was a young newspaper reporter covering the crime beat for the Fort Worth Star Telegram. With JFK and his elegant wife Jackie heading our way, for us it was the biggest story of the...

Where you can buy protective eclipse glasses

Please enable Javascript to watch this videoIn case you haven't heard, it's not safe to look directly at the sun.To safely view the epic solar eclipse that will cut a dramatic shadow across the United States on August 21, you'll need a special pair of ultra-dark sunglasses. Without glasses, the sun's rays could cause permanent damage to your eyes.But as demand for these glasses has skyrocketed, scams have entered the market.The American Astronomical Society said earlier this week...

Welding glasses might not keep your eyes safe

Most welding glasses are not strong enough to keep your eyes safe if you planned to watch the eclipse with them.A large number of people have decided if they cannot find eclipse glasses they will use welding goggles or glasses. The problem is most of these items are not dark enough to protect your eyes.Our Spokane affiliate KREM 2 News called three different local locations to see if they had welding or eclipse glasses, all of them were completely sold out.NASA recommends only using the...