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How Richard Nixon reinvented American warfare

<b>Richard Nixon (AP)</b><p>As the public soured on Vietnam, Nixon rebooted U.S. military strategy — and paved the way for Iraq and Afghanistan<p>Steven Casey<p>February 2, 2014 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “When Soldiers Fall: How Americans Have Confronted Combat Losses From World War I to Afghanistan”<p>In 1972, with …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

IBM says it’s king of cloud. Amazon, I’m guessing, would beg to differ

Cloud reporters got a pitch from IBM(s ibm) the morning after Amazon’s fourth quarter earnings announcement claiming that it — not Amazon(s amzn) Web …

Seahawks vs. Broncos: Live Game Grades and Analysis of Denver

The Denver Broncos came into Super Bowl XLVIII as the No. 1 offense in the NFL and the top-scoring team in NFL history. The Seattle Seahawks countered with the No. 1 defense in the league.<p>Seattle won that battle—decisively.<p>The Seahawks were able to get a safety on the first play of the game due to …

The Many Faces of Philip Seymour Hoffman

SGranitz / WireImage / Getty Images<p>The Oscar-winning actor passed away on February 2, 2014. We take a look back at some of his past performances.

This is awesome. @GraceEGold on the cover of @SInow. http://t.co/UUKGwd0JX8

Some of the tech essentials I'm bringing with me to the Olympics! @Sony @SOLREPUBLIC @GoPro @googleglass #Sochi2014 http://t.co/xTKvUmpKng

Take a cheeky little look inside one of the Athlete's rooms in the Olympic Village. #Sochi2014 http://t.co/yEz7scL2tU

Three Olympic Villages will open to the athletes today! Be the first one to see! #Sochi2014 #Olympics http://t.co/oPhfcXtlAA

That's right, they belong to The Bolshoy Ice Dome - home to the most popular sport of the Winter Olympics, #IceHockey http://t.co/ThAy2UUJef

A sneak peek at something special I’ll be sharing in a few days, courtesy of @United Airlines. #TeamUSAfriendly http://t.co/qbWgk0qSsW

Ralph Lauren is a Proud Outfitter of Team USA, now for the fourth consecutive time #TeamUSAPrep http://t.co/OjY8Rq6UtP

He's baaaack. @jeremyabbottpcf is a two-time Olympian and he's the first to take to the practice ice. #Sochi2014 http://t.co/EEzaupszkQ

Our first athlete sighting! Excited to see @jeremyabbottpcf and his coach Yuka #Sochi2014 http://t.co/JkhepeBF0i

Shibutani's are first time Olympians

Super Bowl XLVIII Photo Gallery

13 GIFs That Show You How Everyday Items Are Made

Some we use everyday, others we only ever see the final product - but how exactly are things like forks, crash barriers, springs and even camouflage …

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Growing Old With Facebook

Sometime this May, I will step into a noisy bar or chintzy hotel space in New York City for my 10-year high school reunion. I'll scan faces to see …

Watch Bruno Mars Rock With the Chili Peppers at the Super Bowl

Bruno Mars pulled off a spectacular Super Bowl halftime show performance Sunday with a spirited assist from his eight-piece band, The Hooligans, as …

'SNL' Alum Reunite for Seth Meyers' Farewell

<i>Saturday Night Live</i> alum reunited on a Weekend Update segment to bid farewell to cast member Seth Meyers, who is leaving the sketch-comedy show to …

20 Twitter Accounts to Follow For the 2014 Winter Olympics

Wondering how to stay informed and entertained during the 2014 Winter Olympics? Here are 20 Twitter accounts to get you started.<p>From Americans to …

2014 Football Team Rankings

Last updated on 07/27/17 at 10:52 AM CST<p><b>The Formula</b><p>where c is a specific team's total number of commits and Rn is the 247Sports Composite Rating of …

Mailbag: Retroactively claiming national titles?

Auburn is considering bumping up its football trophy case by adding some national titles to its resumes from decades ago. That topic, along with a …

Breaking down the 'stars' in the SEC

In the last four years, nobody in college football has signed more four- and five-star players than Alabama and Florida, according to ESPN's …

Florida State celebrates 3rd title

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- An estimated 30,000 people descended on the Florida State campus to celebrate the program's third national championship in …

Picking College Football Playoff teams: Why objective isn't always better

The NFL routinely rewards undeserving champions and gives playoff spots to inferior teams. College football's Playoff structure has a number of flaws, but the use of human judgment as opposed to impersonal rules isn't one of them.<p>In American pro sports, teams get their golden tickets to the …

Cal Ends #1 Arizona's Unbeaten Season With Last-Second Jumper

Justin Cobbs's fadeaway jumper gave Cal an upset for the ages tonight, as the buzzer-beater delivered a Pac-12 win that ended the top-ranked Arizona …

Scenes From The Super Bowl Transit Nightmare

The waves of people taking the train to the Super Bowl and the security trying to screen them has created a disaster. Here's what it looks like in …

Golf Fans Now Shouting "Omaha" After Tee Shots

This was bound to happen. Instead of the tired "get in the hole," spectators are now yelling "Omaha" after a player's tee shot.<p>They've been doing it …