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U.S. Chairman of the Joint chiefs of Staff General Colin Powell works February 1991 in Washington, D.C. Powell is overseeing military operations both stateside and in Operation Desert Storm during the war against Iraq that broke out in January 1991.

How Colin Powell's Service in Vietnam Shaped His Leadership

On November 16, 1968, Major Colin Luther Powell was serving his second tour of duty in Vietnam, this time as the assistant Chief of Staff to the commander of the U.S. Army’s Americal Division (also called the 23rd Infantry Division). It was mostly a desk job, but that day Powell ...read more

Pitcher Don Larson of the New York Yankees delivers the first pitch to Jim Gilliam of the Brooklyn Dodgers as catcher Yogi Berra and umpire Babe Pinelli look on during Game 5 of the 1956 World Series on October 8, 1956 at Yankee Stadium. Larson would go on to pitch a perfect game against the Dodgers. (Photo by Stanley Weston/Getty Images)

7 of the Most Memorable World Series in Baseball History

Major League Baseball history is filled with memorable World Series, from the first in 1903 to the 21st century. The New York Yankees, who have won more titles (27) than any other big-league team, have played in many World Series that have captured the imaginations of sports fans ...read more

How Inca Mummies Ruled in the Afterlife

How Inca Mummies Ruled Over the Living

The Inca civilization, like other ancient Andean groups, practiced artificial mummification as a way of honoring their ancestors and preserving the connection between present and past. The most important Inca mummies, including those of their emperors, were treated as ...read more