Friends and colleagues of former Secretary of State Colin Powell mourn his passing and explain what made him an effective, admired leader.
The late Colin Powell, a former secretary of state, wrote about his 13 rules for leadership in his 2012 memoir. Read them here.
Colin Powell, who represented America's highest ideals in military and civilian leadership, has died. Learn about his extraordinary life.
The MacArthur Foundation announced the winners of its annual "genius grants." Read about how the winners are using their creativity.
Learn about an important piece of art that the National Trust for Historic Preservation is working to protect for future generations.
Learn some of the new words and phrases that were recently added to dictionaries and see how they reflect our rapidly changing world.
Toni Stone was a pioneering figure in baseball. Many sports fans don't know her name, but a play about her life explains why they should.
West Point is honoring Buffalo Soldiers who taught horsemanship to white cadets. Learn about these early African American soldiers.
In honor of the U.N.'s first International Day for People of African Descent, learn about six notable Americans who have African ancestry.