On May 27, President Obama became the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, the first place where nuclear weapons were used in warfare against a civilian population, when the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the city on August 6, 1945.
The battle over S.B. 1552 — Oklahoma's controversial pro-life legislation vetoed by Governor Mary Fallin — may have run its course for this year, but it is far from over. While the Senate adjourned early Friday afternoon without voting for an override, leaving Governor Fallin's veto intact, Senator Natham Dahm (R-Broken Arrow) has said he plans to reintroduce the popular bill again next year.
Katie Couric has produced a "documentary" in which she creatively edited the video to make Second Amendment activists look dumbfounded by her question.
A Memorial Day display of 79 crosses erected on May 20 alongside a state highway in Hiram, Georgia, to honor the 79 Paulding County residents who died in America’s wars was temporarily removed following a complaint from a caller — but replaced after a city council vote.
On Wednesday, South Carolina’s Republican Governor Nikki Haley signed legislation that bans abortions after 20 weeks, with exceptions when the mother’s life is in jeopardy or if the doctor believes that the baby would not be able to survive outside of the womb. With this legislation, South Carolina became the 17th state to ban abortions after 20 weeks.