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PHOTOS: 60th Anniversary of U.S. Air Force Academy

The United States Air Force Academy was established April 1, 1954, in Colorado Springs the culmination of an idea that had been years in the making.


Photos: 46 years since Martin Luther King Jr. assassination

Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.


PHOTOS: 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake, the largest in U.S. history

Fifty years ago, March 27, 1964 a 9.2 magnitude earthquake shook Alsaka. The earthquake and ensuing tsunami took 131 lives and caused about $2.3 billion in property loss.


Photos: African American history and influential people

A photo gallery in honor of Black History Month that takes a brief look at the history and some of the most influential African Americans.


Photos: African American history and influential people

A photo gallery in honor of Black History Month that takes a brief look at the history and some of the most influential African Americans.


Photos: Gearing up for Green Wednesday, Colorado prepares for pot shop openings

Legal marijuana retailers, growers, and customers-in-waiting prepared for the first day of legal pot sales across Denver and Colorado on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2013.


Photos: Reliving Washington’s 1776 Christmas crossing the Delaware

The 61st annual re-enactment of Washington’s daring Christmas 1776 crossing of the Delaware River, the trek that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War, took place in Washington Crossing, N.J. on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. During the crossing 234 years ago, boats ferried 2,400 soldiers, 200 horses and 18 cannons across the river from Pennsylvania [...]


Photos: On this day – Dec. 16, 1937 – Escape from Alcatraz

On this day – Dec. 16, 1937 – Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe attempt to escape from the American federal prison on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay; neither is ever seen again. Cole and Roe took part in the second documented escape attempt from Alcatraz, in 1937. Although officials were quick to conclude they [...]


Photos: On this day – Dec 11, 2008 – Bernard Madoff arrested

Photos: On this day – Dec 11, 2008 – Bernard Madoff is arrested and charged with securities fraud in a $50 billion Ponzi scheme.


Photos: Apartheid in South Africa

Photos from South Africa’s Anti-Apartheid movement from 1948 to the release of Nelson Mandela.


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PHOTOS: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Colombian author, has died at age 87

Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez died at home in Mexico City, April 17, 2014, according to people close to his family.


Photos: ‘Orphan Black’: Tatiana Maslany is back as Sarah, Rachel, Alison and Cosima

Season two of Orphan Black, hits the ground running with Sarah (Maslany) in a desperate race to find her missing da