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California Gov. Gavin Newsom Denies RFK Assassin Sirhan Sirhan Parole

California’s governor on Thursday rejected releasing Robert F. Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan from prison more than a half-century after the 1968 slaying that the governor called one of America’s “most notorious crimes.” Gov. Gavin Newsom, who has cited RFK as his political hero, rejected a recommendation from a two-person panel of parole commissioners. Newsom said […]

Alec Baldwin Honors “Extraordinary” RFK Ripple of Hope Laureates in Post-‘Rust’ Shooting Appearance

Alec Baldwin delivered jokes and praises for the activism and advocacy of the night’s honorees while serving as the master of ceremonies for the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights 2021 Ripple of Hope Gala on Thursday night. Held at the New York Hilton Midtown Manhattan Hotel, the event marked Baldwin’s first public appearance since the Rust […]

Alec Baldwin to Make First Post-Shooting Appearance at NYC Awards Gala

Just days after his first sit-down interview following the Rust shooting, Alec Baldwin is planning his return to public life. He is set to serve as master of ceremonies for NYC’s Ripple of Hope Award Gala on Thursday. The event, put on by Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, will be hosted by Kerry Kennedy, with Vice […]

Robert F. Kennedy Assassin Sirhan Sirhan Wins Parole, Rory Kennedy Urges Board to “Reverse Initial Recommendation”

U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin was granted parole Friday after two of RFK’s sons spoke in favor of Sirhan Sirhan’s release and prosecutors declined to argue he should be kept behind bars. The decision was a major victory for the 77-year-old prisoner, though it does not assure his release. The ruling by the two-person […]