Two shooters opened fire at a party in San Bernadino, Calif., last week, killing 14 people and injuring 21, the latest in a series of mass shootings this year ranging from Charleston, South Carolina, to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to Roseburg, Oregon.
Following the Nov. 13 shooting rampage in Paris by the Islamic State group, French police are conducting raids to hunt down suspects. Now, the French Parliament is grappling with the decision of whether to extend the state of emergency for three months.
A law passed by the Hungarian parliament last week gave the government the right to declare a state of migration emergency to cope with the tens of thousands of refugees crossing the border.
A border fence intended to halt migrants from traveling to Hungary through Serbia will be finished by the end of August. The border, located in Southern Hungary, has become a popular crossing point for thousands of migrants from the Middle East, Asia and Africa hoping to flee from the poverty and war in their home countries.
Suffocating from colossal debt, Greece has until the end of July 9 to secure a third bailout from creditors. Otherwise, the country may consider a swift exit from the eurozone, a move that could significantly damage the global community.
On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage is a legal right across the country, a historic moment in the court's 226-year history.
On June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, keeping health insurance coverage within reach for millions of Americans.
UPDATE: As of June 29, the Supreme Court is refusing to allow Texas to enforce these restrictions. The order will likely remain in effect until fall 2015, when the court will decide whether to hear an emergency appeal from the clincs of the lower court ruling.