Category Archives: U.S.

Supporters of Bradley Manning hold vigil outside the gates of Fort Meade before Manning's December 2012 preliminary hearing.

Manning Case Challenges Definition of “Whistleblower”


The court martial for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning began on June 3 in Fort Meade, Md. Manning was arrested three years ago for leaking 700,000…read more

A boy fires a gun at a shooting range during summer camp. Photo via Flickr user John Trainor

Guns Made for Kids Spark Safety Debate


Gun manufacturers, like nearly every other industry, have strategies to market to kids and encourage young people to buy certain brands early and stick with…read more

A man salvage stuffs from his grandmother's tornado devastated home on May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma.

Oklahomans Struggle With Aftermath of Devastating Tornado


Residents of Moore, Okla., a suburb of Oklahoma City, are cleaning up after Monday’s devastating tornado that killed 24 people, including seven children, and injured…read more

President Nixon prepares to address the nation with copies of the edited White House transcripts April 29, 1974, just months before his resignation.

May Marks 40th Anniversary of Watergate Hearings


On June 17, 1972, five men were arrested for breaking into the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters in the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C., setting…read more


Unexploded Landmines Are Focus of Prince Harry’s Visit


Britain’s Prince Harry is in the United States hoping to draw attention to the worldwide problem of unexploded landmines, which kill an estimated 15,000 people…read more

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