The sister of Patrick Kennedy collapsed at her D.C.-area gym
Patrick Kennedy is sprawled in a too-small chair in a tiny courtyard in Atlanta, talking to a reporter and trying to catch the early spring sunlight.
He buried two older brothers killed by assassins' bullets, and FBI files released Monday showed that Sen. Edward Kennedy was the subject of seemingly endless threats throughout his political career.
A Republican may take Ted Kennedy's seat in today's Massachusetts vote. CNN's Kiran Chetry spoke with analysts.
The voters in Massachusetts sent a message loud and clear. Maybe even a "shot heard around the world." At least the political world. Tuesday night's victory for Scott Brown for the vacant seat held by the late Sen. Ted Kennedy for 46 years was a massive win for disenchanted voters everywhere.
The recent passing of actress Brittany Murphy adds another high-profile name to the list of those who have died in 2009.
U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy, who died last month, will be replaced by a former Democratic National Committee chairman, and Kennedy's ex-assistant and close friend.
Larry talks with the sons of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy about how they are dealing with the death of their father.
When the late Sen. Edward Kennedy was growing up, there was a family edict: Kennedy men don't cry.
Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick announces the date of the special election to fill the Senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy.
In 1974, when Edward Kennedy Jr., developed an aggressive form of bone cancer that at the time few survived, his father, the late senator, wasted no time snapping into action. Summoning a group of cancer specialists to his Virginia home, the senator and the doctors debated well into the night how best to treat the 12-year-old boy, according to Adam Clymer, author of "Edward M. Kennedy: A Biography."
As Congress prepares to come back from its August recess and tackle health care reform, the question arises whether lawmakers will do something in honor of the "Lion of the Senate" -- or should Congress simply start over?
Watch Sen. Orrin Hatch, a Republican, and Sen. Maria Cantwell, a Democrat, discuss health care reform.
Democratic Sen. Edward Kennedy returned to Washington Tuesday for the first time since July, following an operation for a brain tumor in June, his spokesman said.
President Obama called him "The Big Cheese," while his son recalled his loving embrace
Shortly before he died from brain cancer, Sen. Ted Kennedy wrote a letter to Pope Benedict XVI. President Obama delivered the letter to the pontiff during his visit to the Vatican in July.
Family and friends pay their respects and share memories at the funeral of Sen. Ted Kennedy.
Richard Nixon had been president for less than two days, I was 21 and visiting Washington for the first time, and I decided that I'd like to see what the United States Senate looked like when it was in session.
Sen. Edward Kennedy died at his home after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. CNN's Dana Bash reports.
Using archival footage and photographs, producers Peter Kunhardt and Sheila Nevins made the HBO documentary "Teddy: In His Own Words," which follows the life of U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy.
President Obama hailed Sen. Edward M. Kennedy as "a champion for those who had none, the soul of the Democratic Party and the lion of the U.S. Senate" at a funeral Mass for the late lawmaker Saturday.
The disability rights movement has lost a giant in our global struggle for equal opportunity, human dignity and self-determination. Sen. Ted Kennedy's leadership as a disability champion was part of a broader commitment to civil and human rights.
The story of the late Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy is a very American story -- a very human one -- that splits the public.
In 1992, I had the pleasure of singing at the wedding of Sen. Edward Kennedy to Victoria Reggie. I had never met him, nor was I aware that he had even heard of me. To say I was surprised would be an understatement.
Sen. Ted Kennedy would have had a "very, very difficult" time politically surviving the drowning death of a young woman if it happened in the era of blogs, talk radio and 24-hour news cycles, experts said.
Sen. Ted Kennedy attends the funeral for his brother, Robert Kennedy, in 1968.
Ted Kennedy's Catholic faith played an important role in his life.
Sen. Edward "Ted" Kennedy didn't wear his faith on his sleeve, but those close to him say Catholicism was much more than an ethnic and cultural identity.
He had a name that rang down through generations.
Sen. Ted Kennedy passes away, marking "the end of Camelot." CNN's Candy Crowley reports.
For half a century, Ted Kennedy was the most prolific senator on the political scene, making major strides in civil rights, civil liberties, education, human rights abroad, arms control, good government and of course health care.
A timeline of the tragedies and the happier moments that shaped Sen. Ted Kennedy's life and career.
A bell tolled atop Boston's Faneuil Hall on Thursday as the body of Sen. Edward Kennedy passed through the streets, while mourners lined up outside his late brother's presidential library for a chance to say goodbye.
Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy, the patriarch of the first family of Democratic politics, died late Tuesday at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. He was 77.
For writer John Aravosis, Edward "Ted" Kennedy's early support for gay rights was very important to a community that has faced a history steeped in discrimination.
For almost 50 years, Sen. Ted Kennedy pushed unsuccessfully for legislation that would reform the health care system and ensure coverage for every American.
Will Kennedy's death lead to more consensus on the health care issue? CNN's Jessica Yellin reports.
One year before the day of his death, an ailing Sen. Ted Kennedy electrified a crowd of thousands at the Democratic National Convention.
Georgia Rep. John Lewis joins Nicole Lapin to talk about Sen. Kennedy's legacy as a civil rights leader.
For the first time in more than 60 years, America is without a Kennedy on the national stage and it's more than just a sentimental loss to President Barack Obama.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks with former President Jimmy Carter regarding the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy.
Sen. Edward "Ted" Kennedy left a mark not only on history but also on the lives of the those he encountered during his nearly 50 years in public service.
With a sign from Dunganstown, Ireland, hanging in his U.S. Capitol office, a reminder of the famine-ravished farm where his ancestors began, Sen. Edward "Ted" Kennedy always seemed to understand that the Kennedys were perhaps America's greatest immigrant story -- overcoming religious, ethnic and cultural barriers to reach once unimaginable heights.
As Americans paused Wednesday to remember the extraordinary life of Sen. Edward Kennedy, political observers also took note of a rare development caused by his passing.
Newsreel video from the 1960's features the early years of Sen. Edward Kennedy's career.
After a losing presidential campaign, it became clear to Edward "Ted" Kennedy that his true calling was to help shape the country's political future from the U.S. Senate.
Services for Sen. Edward Kennedy will be Saturday morning at a Boston church before his burial in Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington, his office announced Wednesday.
Our blogger bunch discusses the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy.
Presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses the death of Sen. Ted Kennedy.
Filling Edward "Ted" Kennedy's shoes in the Senate will be nearly impossible as Congress tackles health care reform legislation -- an issue close to Kennedy's heart.
The legacy of U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, who died on Tuesday, spreads far and wide, and across the ocean to now-independent Bangladesh. There, he is still revered for calling attention to what many deemed an unfolding genocide.
In one of the funniest scenes in the film "The Big Lebowski," the hot-headed Vietnam veteran Walter Sobchak, played by John Goodman, explains to the Dude, played by Jeff Bridges, how much he hates nihilists because they don't believe in anything, they have no "ethos."
Sen. Ted Kennedy brings the delegates to their feet during his address to the 1980 Democratic National Convention.
Sen. Edward Kennedy, the patriarch of the first family of Democratic politics, died Tuesday night at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, after a 15-month battle with brain cancer. He was 77.
When cancer invades the brain, the prognosis is usually grim. Despite his treatment at highly regarded medical centers, Edward "Ted" Kennedy, who served as a Democratic senator from Massachusetts for nearly 47 years, died just over a year after his surgery.
A family is forever grateful that Sen. Ted Kennedy stepped in to save their baby in 1977.
The telephone rang in the deep hours of a dark night after a heavy day for our family.
The political arena is an emptier place today. A brave and courageous warrior has left the battlefield. He will not be quickly forgotten or replaced.
It may be months before Edward Kennedy's Senate seat is filled, following his death at the age of 77 on Tuesday.
Sen. Edward "Ted" Kennedy may have been 77 years old, but he embodied the spirit, determination and core values of my generation -- the millenials -- in a way that no other senator has in our lifetime. How ironic that the passing of one of the oldest and longest serving senators has left me, a 25-year-old woman, frantically searching for a fierce, dedicated ally for causes that concern young Americans.
A sampling of reactions to the death of Sen. Edward Kennedy, who died Tuesday night at age 77:
"No one engendered greater respect from both sides of the aisle," the President says
With the death of John F. Kennedy's brother, Senator Edward M Kennedy, and their sister, Eunice Shriver, the founder of the Special Olympics for the developmentally challenged, there has been a wealth of news stories -- obituaries and otherwise -- about the recurring tragedies endured by what some call America's "royal family."
Sen. Edward Kennedy, who is battling brain cancer, is urging Massachusetts officials to change a law to allow for an immediate temporary replacement should a vacancy occur for one of his state's two Senate seats.
The ailing Lion of the Senate hopes to ensure his state is represented
One of several proposals to overhaul the U.S. health care system passed a Senate committee Wednesday, with its ailing chairman praising the $600 billion plan as a step toward his longtime goals.
President Obama helps Sen. Ted Kennedy celebrate a belated birthday at the Kennedy Center.
CNN's Suzanne Malveaux looks at President Obama's bid for health care reform.
Sen. Ted Kennedy, who has been recuperating from brain cancer surgery, was back in Washington on Thursday as President Obama set out to tackle a major domestic policy item on his increasingly loaded plate: health care reform.
The honorary distinction will recognize his services to U.K.-U.S. relations
About a mile into the run, Ted Kennedy quickens the pace along the dirt trail, squinting hard in the bright Colorado sun. Next to him, CEO Shayne Macherowski briefly hangs on at the faster tempo, then drops behind. Even Kennedy is struggling to keep up with Manny Huerta, a member of the U.S. Olympic development triathlon team, who darts quickly ahead.
Doctors blame fatigue for the seizure which sidelined the ailing senator Tuesday
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks about how Sen. Ted Kennedy is faring after his health scare.
Sen. Ted Kennedy "left the hospital this morning as expected, his spirits are good, and doctors want him to get some rest," a Kennedy aide said Wednesday.
The "Lion of the Senate," who has a brain tumor, is hospitalized but "feeling well," says his doctor
Sen. Edward Kennedy announced in May 2008 that he was suffering from a brain tumor, a malignant glioma, in his left parietal lobe. He had surgery at Duke University in June 2008.
She got quite a resume: author, mother, fundraiser and school crossing guard!
His office says effects from a change in medication led to 911 call
Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy was hospitalized briefly after a "mild seizure" Friday, his office announced.
Sen. Edward Kennedy, who has brain cancer, was taken by ambulance to a hospital Friday near his Cape Cod vacation home after complaining of feeling ill but returned home a few hours later
CNN.com's Lila King looks at some of the video submitted by iReporters from the DNC.
The "Lion of the Senate" vows to be there for Barak Obama's inauguration
Sen. Edward Kennedy -- recuperating from recent brain surgery -- made a dramatic appearance at the Democratic National Convention on Monday night, pledging to see Barack Obama to the White House and his own return to the Senate floor.
The crowd at the Democratic National Convention roars as Sen. Edward Kennedy walks onstage.
Sen. Edward Kennedy returns to Capitol Hill for the first time since having brain surgery.
Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy on Wednesday made his first appearance in Congress since being diagnosed with brain cancer nearly two months ago, casting a single vote to help break a Republican filibuster of an important Medicare bill.
Sen. Ted Kennedy arrives in Massachusetts after being released from the hospital a week after undergoing brain surgery.
Sen. Edward Kennedy was released Monday from Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina after recovering from brain surgery, CNN has learned.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks about what it's like to operate on a brain.
The brain-tumor surgery "accomplished our goals," says the senator's oncologist
An operation to remove a malignant tumor from Sen. Edward Kennedy's brain was successful, and the Democrat should suffer no permanent damage from the procedure, his surgeon reported Monday.
After a six-hour operation, the senator expects to be hospitalized for a week
The ailing senator is "enormously grateful" for the "wonderful notes and letters"
Sen. John Kerry asks everyone to pull for Sen. Ted Kennedy and his family as he battles a brain tumor.
Surrounded by family, a smiling Sen. Edward Kennedy left a Boston hospital Wednesday morning, a day after his doctors announced that he has a malignant brain tumor.
U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has a malignant brain tumor, doctors treating him at Massachusetts General Hospital said Tuesday.
The hospitalized politician "remains in good spirits," his doctors say
Sen. Edward Kennedy has the most common type of brain tumor, but the size and nature of the tumor will determine how life threatening it is, CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta said Tuesday.
Sen. Barack Obama said Tuesday that it is "heartbreaking" to hear that Sen. Edward Kennedy is suffering from a brain tumor, crediting the ailing lawmaker with making it possible for him to run for president.
Senators react to news that Sen. Ted Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor.
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