And on Thursday, the Dalai Lama prayed in the U.S. Senate.
With dozen of lawmakers listening raptly, the Nobel laureate from Tibet opened the session with his favorite prayer and words of advice. He delivered his brief remarks in both a foreign tongue as well as self-described "broken English."
The president's biggest potential rewrite of ObamaCare looms at the end of the month.
The current diplomatic/political/military quagmire over Ukraine bears startling resemblance to the 1980 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
North Korea has deployed an indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle capable of attacking ground targets based on stolen U.S. target drones, the Pentagon revealed in a report to Congress.
The National Security Agency apparently isn't the only government agency engaged in domestic spying.
The White House announced Thursday that the U.S. government is imposing visa restrictions on Russians and others who it says are "threatening the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine," as Congress moves on a separate track to impose more sanctions.