Controversial nuclear safety whistleblower Silkwood died before she had her day in court. An examination of her life, the case and her suspicious death.
In Pennsylvania’s Chester County, locals have long known that something terrible happened along an old stretch of railroad known as Duffy’s Cut. History records that 57 Irish immigrant railroad workers died there in an 1832 cholera epidemic while clearing a stretch. Some claim to have seen the men’s ghosts dance on their own mass grave.
Americans agree that JFK was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963, but 50 years later just about every other detail of the case has been questioned. Who killed JFK? The CIA? The Cubans? The Mafia? The FBI? LBJ? The Russians? Little green men? Or was it just Lee Oswald and Jack Ruby, two lone nuts who changed the world?
The “Dark Web” secret web site Silk Road, used by millions of people to illegally obtain mostly drugs, has been shut down by the Feds. The operator is in custody and facing charges in a NY Federal court.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev reportedly loves wild conspiracy theories. Here we look at some of the most well-known and far-flung conspiracy theories of our time.
Found stuffed in a gym bag, wearing a radiation suit, shot with an umbrella gun. A review of some of the strangest deaths involving spies.
On July 7, 1997, the day manager of a Georgetown Starbucks Coffee Shop arrived to find the entire overnight shift murdered in the back of the store. One of the victims had been an intern at the Clinton White House, and in light of the scandal involving President Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky, conspiracy theorists continue to debate a White House connection to the deaths.
Shortly after midnight on June 5, 1968, U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was shot and killed by Sirhan Sirhan — a nobody. Was someone pulling the strings? Still one of the most controversial murders of our time.
In a story that may well have conspiracy theorists buzzing for decades, the suspicious death of a man who is believed to have packed infamous hijacker D.B. Cooper’s parachutes, has been ruled a homicide. Further investigation will reveal, it is hoped, whether this is a strange coincidence, or not.
Did James Earl Ray kill Dr. King on April 4, 1968, and was the assassination the culmination of a conspiracy to silence the leader of America’s non-violent civil rights and anti-war movement? Conspiracy theories abound.