At the White House on Tuesday, President Obama introduced 10 new provisions aimed at reducing the gun violence he says is plaguing the entire country, as evidenced by the spate of mass shootings that have occurred over the last several years.
Washington recently announced changes to it's policy about dealing with and traveling to Cuba. These are the biggest changes in 50 years. But as with most things that come out of the White House, the new policies are a bit confusing.
On Wednesday night, President Obama will give a televised address to inform the country of his administration's long-term strategy regarding the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the barbaric militant group that has taken over parts of the Middle East.
Declaring 2014 a "year of action" as he unveiled a series of relatively meager executive actions, President Barack Obama vowed in his State of the Union address Tuesday night to sidestep Congress "whenever and wherever" he can in order to push through his agenda.