Pat Slimmer climbs into his street-legal UFO at the start of the Art Tougeau parade in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday. This year's parade is paired with the Lawrence Busker Festival. Lawrence mayor Jeremy Farmer proclaimed May 29-31 "The Official Weird Weekend."
While a bunch of other Republicans have jumped into the 2016 presidential race, Jeb Bush is biding his time, raising a ton of money, working to appeal to GOP constituencies, and navigating nervousness about a Bush 'dynasty.'
When Conservatives won a clear majority in British elections this week, it stunned pollsters and pundits predicting a close race. Experts say the art and science of polling is changing, and this could impact next year’s US presidential race.
The British wanted to declare victory on May 7. The Russians would wait until May 9. The difficulties with Churchill and the Russians were 'exasperating,' Truman would later write. But on May 8, he said: 'This is a solemn but glorious hour.'
The US has come to rely on targeted killing by drones – maybe too much, as the accidental killing of two hostages shows. Critics are calling for more transparency and accountability in the US drone program.