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'Dangerous' RFK Jr Keeps Slamming Vaccines

Yet people still listen to him, writes Laura Helmuth

(Newser) - Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has grabbed the spotlight in his fight against vaccines, and Laura Helmuth can barely believe it. "Fascinating it is, and absolutely maddening," she writes at Slate. "And dangerous." Kennedy believes that a vaccine preservative, thimerosal, causes autism, even though one medical organization... More »

RFK Jr. Cheated on Actress Fiancée: Sources

Kennedy accused of having affair behind Cheryl Hines' back

(Newser) - Another day, another Kennedy accused of cheating on his significant other : Sources tell the Daily Mail that Robert F. Kennedy Jr. cheated on his actress fiancée Cheryl Hines—and their wedding at the Kennedys' Hyannis Port compound is just weeks away. The sources say Kennedy met Chelsea Chapman Kirwan,... More »

Mary Kennedy Begged RFK for Help Before Suicide

Details of final days revealed

(Newser) - The day before she committed suicide, Mary Richardson Kennedy told estranged husband Robert Kennedy Jr. that "she was sorry for everything," RFK Jr. told police. "She said I was right about everything, and everything was her fault. She then told me she needed me to take care... More »

Taylor Swift Canoodling With a New Kennedy

Spends the weekend with RFK's grandson Conor Kennedy

(Newser) - We knew Taylor Swift had gotten herself involved with the Kennedy clan , but it turns out it's not Patrick Schwarzenegger she's dating—it's Conor Kennedy. The pair spent a weekend together at the Kennedys' Hyannis Port compound, and witnesses spotted them cuddling, kissing, and jumping together on... More »

RFK Jr: Mary Slugged Me, Ran Over Family Dog

She repeatedly vowed suicide, says affidavit obtained by Newsweek

(Newser) - A harrowing divorce affidavit by RFK Jr. obtained by Newsweek paints a chilling portrait of life with suicidal Mary Kennedy that included physical abuse, repeated suicide threats, stealing from a child from Bobby's previous marriage, and running over the family dog. In addition, Newsweek discovers that Mary was diagnosed... More »

'Lost, Alone' Mary Kennedy Hanged Herself

4 children were away when her body was found in barn

(Newser) - Robert Kennedy Jr.'s estranged wife was a "lost, alone" woman who ended her life at the end of a noose in a suicide in her barn behind her Westchester home, reports the New York Daily News . The body of Mary Kennedy, 52, the mom of four children... More »

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