Nonviolent struggle played an important role in the founding of the United States. During the colonial era, between 1765 and 1775, there were three major campaigns of nonviolent resistance before war broke out.
President Barack Obama is visiting Hiroshima, Japan, the first city to experience the effects of an atomic bomb. Put yourself into the shoes of those who suffered from the atomic bomb attacks in Japan: What if the Hiroshima atomic bomb hit your hometown?
The past is present in any society; it shapes a sense of identity, purpose and possibility. President Obama, in visiting Hiroshima, attempts to bridge divided memories of old enemies who are now close allies, recognizing the power of respect and remembrance.
What if instead of increasing spending on the military, that money was spent in other ways. Use our interactive and find out how a cut in global military spending could fund projects like climate change mitigation or ending world hunger.
The Eurovision competition isn't supposed to be about politics. But it often creeps in. And this year's entry from Ukraine, about the Soviet deportation of Crimean Tatars in 1944, has Russia crying foul.
President Obama is being sued by a 28-year-old army captain, Nathan Michael Smith. The officer is deployed in the fight against ISIS. While he says the war is just, Smith and his lawyers argue the war lacks proper legal and constitutional authority.
Protests have been banned in Bahrain and the military has been ordered to tighten its grip after the violent removal of anti-government demonstrators. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof who is in Bahrain.
Bahrain's capital city Manama is currently under military control. The country's protestors may or may not be successful in building a democratic government, but one thing is for sure: civil unrest is not good for business.
As a symbol of change in the Arab world, angry protests in Bahrain stand in stark contrast to the mostly peaceful demonstrations in Egypt. Joining us now with more is Nicholas Kristof, columnist for our partner The New York Times.
Ursula Lindsey reports on the continued attempts by demonstrators in Egypt to affect change. Workers from a wide variety of industries are threatening to strike unless former members of the regime are ousted, wages increased and more reforms introduced.
US Lt. Colonel William Johnson offered his apology on behalf of NATO troops to the governor of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province for the deaths of six civilians. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from James Foley, a reporter for "Stars and Stripes."